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15 Things To Do in Palisade Colorado

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Palisade, Colorado is a charming town located in the western part of the state, known for its stunning natural beauty and abundance of outdoor activities. The town is situated in the heart of Colorado’s wine country, with over 25 wineries and vineyards in the area. Visitors can take a scenic drive along the Fruit and Wine Byway, stopping at various wineries to sample local wines and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

In addition to wine tasting, Palisade offers a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and horse riding. The nearby Colorado River provides ample opportunities for water sports, while the surrounding mountains offer miles of scenic trails for hiking and mountain biking.

Palisade is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, studios, and festivals throughout the year. The town’s historic downtown area is filled with charming shops, restaurants, and cafes, making it the perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon.

1. visit the wineries:

Palisade is known for its vineyards and wineries. Take a tour and sample some of the local wines.

rainbow over palisade, colorado wine farm

2. Go fruit picking:

Palisade is also known for its orchards. Pick your own peaches, cherries, and other fruits

3. Visit the palisade brewery:

 Enjoy a cold beer and some delicious food at this local brewery.

4. go hiking:

There are many hiking trails in the area, including the Palisade Rim Trail and the Mt. Garfield Trail.

5: visit the colorado river

 Visit the Colorado River: Take a rafting trip or go fishing on the Colorado River.

6. visit the grand mesa

 This beautiful area offers hiking, fishing, wildflowers and camping opportunities.

7. go horseback riding

 Take a guided horseback ride through the beautiful countryside.

8. visit the palisade historial society

 Learn about the history of the area at this local museum.

9. attend the palisade peach festival

This annual festival celebrates the local peach harvest with food, music, and fun.

10. visit the palisade arts center

 See the work of local artists and take a class in painting or pottery.

11. go golfing

Palisade has several golf courses, including the beautiful Wine Country Inn Golf Course.

12. visit a lavender farm

Palisade has several lavender farms you can visit such as sage creations

grand junction lavender fields

13. visit Clarks family apple orchard

Enjoy picking apples and peaches with the family at a  fruit orchards 

14. visit the palisade farmers market

 This weekly market offers fresh produce, crafts, and other local products.

palisade colorado art fair

15. go rock climbing

The nearby Colorado National Monument offers some great rock climbing opportunities.

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