Blue Mesa Ranch tends to be dominated by the lake, but it is surrounded by some the most spectacular Rocky Mountain beauty to be found anywhere. Black Canyon National Park is to the west, the West Elk Mountains to the north, the San Juan's to the south, and so much more everywhere! Blue Mesa Ranch makes the perfect base camp to go out and and fall in love with our mountains and valleys.

Colorado is one of the most spectacular and scenic areas of anywhere in the world. Naturally Colorado has an amazing collection of national parks and monuments, recreation areas and state parks. Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch is centrally located to a number of great National Parks and Monuments, all within an easy driving distance.

Black Canyon National Park is very nearby and may be the most spectacular of all our parks, with the narrow gorge and steep canyon walls. Mesa Verde National Park offers a glimpse back into history and the amazing cultures that once inhabitated this area. Located right next to Grand Junction is the Colorado National Monument , which offers the first taste of southern Utah with red rock formations. An often over-looked park is the Great Sand Dunes . These are some of the largest sand dunes in North American, being created by just the right location of mountains and strong winds. A fun place to go!