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Wildflowers and Waterfalls Full-Day Trip

July 16, 2024 @ 9:00 am 7:15 pm

Meet at: Cross Orchards Historic Site in Grand Junction, CO at 9:00am

Minimum Age: 8 (guests ages 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult)

Description: Explore the colorful wildflowers, soaring peaks, and thundering twin waterfalls of beautiful Yankee Boy Basin. Join curator Julia McHugh on this scenic Jeep adventure. We will travel to historic Ouray, CO, enjoy free time in the shops and eateries before traveling into the mountains with San Juan Scenic Jeep Tours to explore alpine meadows, the towering vistas of Mt. Sneffels and Mt. Potosi, and the Camp Bird and Ruby Trust mines. Bring your camera for this picture-perfect day in the “Switzerland of America”.

Difficulty: Easy!

Includes: Transportation, guides, scenic Jeep tour, snacks, and water.


9:00 am – Depart Cross Orchards Historic Site in Grand Junction, CO

10:15 am – Bathroom Stop in Montrose, CO

11:30 am – Arrive in Ouray, CO – Time for shopping and lunch on your own

1:15 pm – Meet at San Juan Scenic Tours for Jeep departure to Yankee Boy Basin

5:15 pm – Depart Ouray, CO for Grand Junction, CO

7:15 pm – Return to Cross Orchards Historic Site in Grand Junction, CO

Are you a museum member? If so, you qualify for a $10 off promo code! Please reach out to us at (970) 242-0971 ext. 218 or at info@mowc.co for the promo code. Please be ready to give us the name associated with your active membership to redeem this promotion.


July 16, 2024
9:00 am – 7:15 pm
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Museums of Western Colorado
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3073 F Road
Grand Junction, Colorado 81504 United States
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