Collbran is secluded in a beautiful alpine valley on Colorado’s Western Slope. It’s surrounded by the Grand Mesa National Forest. There are a few stores in town and a couple places to eat and get supplies.
For eats, try The Drive In, which has burgers, tacos, ice cream, fish and chips. It’s located on Highway 330 just before town.
Vega State Park – This large and remote state park is open year round for recreation.
- The closest campgrounds are at Vega State Park, with over 100 sites and 5 cabins.
- Colorado River State Park can be accessed along parts I-70. Take CO-330 for 22 miles from town to I-70. The Island Acres section has fishing access.
- Vega Reservoir is a massive lake with lots of room to fish and boat.
Plateau Valley Heritage Days – A July 4th celebration featuring a parade down Main Street, games, merchant and food vendors, horseshoe tournament, and CPRA rodeo.
Things to do near Collbran
- Powderhorn (21mi)
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