Posts Tagged: Grand Mesa

Fun in Grand Mesa National Forest, western Colorado’s land of lakes and magnificent overlooks

  • The view from our campground spot on Cabbott Lake.

By Tom Nichols

I never heard any of my outdoor-loving friends in Arizona mention Grand Mesa National Forest. There are so many wonderfully eroded canyons and expansive mesas in Utah and Arizona, so many famous peaks and alpine parks in Colorado’s Front Range, it’s little wonder that Grand Mesa National Forest, the nation’s biggest tabletop mountain, is never mentioned.