Fodor's Expert Review Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range

Grand Junction Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

One of just three ranges in the United States set aside for wild horses, this range encompasses 36,113 acres of rugged canyons and plateaus in the Book Cliffs. Eighty to 120 wild horses roam the sagebrush-covered hills. Most years new foals can be spotted with their mothers in spring and early summer on the hillsides just off the main trails. Local favorites for riding include the Coal Canyon Trail and Main Canyon Trail, where the herd often goes in winter. Vehicles are permitted on designated trails.

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2815 H Rd.
Grand Junction, Colorado  81506, USA


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