Trail Notes: Grand Mesa Jeep Club's Annual Kokopelli Ride!

Rabbit Valley, located in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (NCA), is a shining example of why our NCAs are so unique! Specifically, it's a picturesque piece of permanently protected public land (say that 5 times fast!) that's also home to all kinds of recreation.

From two-track Jeep routes to single-track horse trails, Rabbit Valley has it all and members of the Grand Mesa Jeep Club took full advantage of this spectacular setting on Sunday, February 26th when they gathered for their annual "Rabbit Valley" Jeep trip!

We'd like to offer a big thanks to the Club's Vice President, Jerry Smith, who was kind enough to share with us the following observations and event photos! Thank you, Jerry!!

"28-rigs lined up in Fruita and then paraded out Hwy 6 to ride mainly on the Kokopelli Trail with a few side trips added for variation. Lunch was down at the old brand inspector’s homestead. The day had outstanding weather and the trail was just moist enough for the dust not to be a huge bother!

The trails were in good condition considering the winter we have just experienced.  Some challenging rock climbs were taken in stride and it was a fun day shaking off the winter cabin fever most of us were still experiencing!"


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