Seventh Street in Glenwood Springs. Photo: Kent Kanouse
Garfield County was named in honor of United States President James A. Garfield. The population was 56,389 in 2010. Glenwood Springs is both the county seat as well as the largest city.
Visit the Garfield County Government website.
- Eagle – east
- Grand, UT – southwest
- Mesa – south
- Pitkin – southeast
- Rio Blanco – north
- Routt – northeast
- Uintah, UT – northwest
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Featured Garfield County articles
Hiking along Hanging Lake Trail – One mile up within the rugged terrain of Glenwood Canyon lies the Hanging Lake. This National Natural Landmark is a geologic wonder: waterfalls that spill into a crystal turquoise lake suspended on the edge of a cliff. You won’t find another hiking trail…
Glenwood’s Offbeat South Canyon Hot Springs – Hidden just off I-70 near Glenwood Springs, South Canyon Hot Springs is a local gem. There is one, main primitive pool for soaking which was a nice temperature when I visited. Another smaller pool is murky, and probably not worth it…