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Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to Fruita, Colorado!

 

Named after the fruit trees William Pabor envisioned when he founded the town in 1884, Fruita now thrives in its historic role as an agricultural and business center. Winner of the Governor’s Smart Growth and Development Award for four consecutive years, the city’s charming “hometown” character and extraordinary quality of life are sure to captivate you. Located in Mesa county, off Interstate 70 at exit 19, Fruita is energized by the Colorado River and its breathtaking surroundings, highlighted by the Colorado National Monument.

From its diverse economic base and world-class sports and leisure activities to its bountiful fields of agricultural crops, Fruita’s offerings are abundant.

Parks

Parks

Town parks in Fruita include Circle Park at the junction of Mesa Street and Aspen Avenue, Comstock Park at 725 Galena Circle, Heritage Park at 210 I-70 Frontage Road, Little Salt Wash at 1135 18 Road, Raptor Skate Park at 273 North Cherry, Reed Park at 250 South Elm, Roberson Park at 280 West Roberson Drive, Triangle Park at 103 South Coulson Street, and Veteran’s Memorial Park at 342 Hwy 340. The James M. Robb Colorado River State Park encompasses 890 acres located on State Highway 340.

Cycling

The area surrounding Fruita is renowned for its mountain biking trails. The most notable include the North Fruita Desert/18 Road trail system (Chutes and Ladders, Zippety Doo Daa, Edge Loop, Joe’s Ridge, Prime Cut, Kessel Run, and others), Kokopelli Trailhead region... read more

Stone Cottage

The stone cottage building located at 432 East Aspen Avenue was built in 1938 by the Works Progress Administration. Originally built as the Fruita Museum in order to house geological displays, it has served as the home of the Fruita Times, the town library... read more

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