Highline Lake State Park

Highline Lake State Park near Grand Junction
Red rock canyons serve as a backdrop for Highline Lake. | Photo by Patty Hedrick / Colorado State Parks

Highline Lake State Park
Location: Mesa County, northwest of Fruita

Highline Lake State Park, an oasis in the Grand Valley, includes two lakes, grassy meadows, trails and trees.

The park connects to miles of trails and is close to communities and attractions, an ideal base for exploring the Grand Junction area.

Mountain bikers, campers, anglers, families and groups will enjoy the sights there.

The park is dubbed an important bird area by the Audubon Society as thousands of birds migrate through every winter.

Highline Lake State Park office
1800 11.8 Road
Loma, CO 81524
Park hours: Picnic area closes at 10 p.m., fishing open all night.
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(970) 858-7208
Park e-mail