Fruita, Colorado Hunting Information

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Fruita is a town in western Mesa County, Colorado. The geography is identified by the bordering Colorado River on the southern edge of town, the Uncompahgre Plateau known for its pinson-jupiter landscape, and the Book Cliffs range on the northern edge of the Grand Valley. The population is 12,646. Originally home to the Ute people. It started out as a fruit producing region, now they are well known for its outdoor sports such as mountain biking, hiking and rafting. Colorado National Monument is nearby.

Hunting Areas Around Fruita, Colorado

  • Unit 30 (Highway 70 North)
  • Unit 40 (Highway 70 South)

Hunting Gear and Supplies Near Fruita, Colorado


2424 US Hwy 6, Grand Junction, CO 81505 (970) 683-5000

Murdoch’s just about has everything you need for your hunting trip including hunting licenses, ammo, rifles, optics, camping and hiking accessories and a whole lot more.

Sportsman’s Warehouse

2464 US Hwy 6 and 50 Ste A, Grand Junction, CO 81505  (970) 243-8100

Sportsman’s Warehouse is here to get you all set up with everything you need for your hunting trip. Popular pursuits include deer, elk, bear, pronghorn antelope, ducks, geese, grouse, and quail.

Lodging for a Hunting Trip Near Fruita, CO

Comfort Inn & Suites

400 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 858-1333

Off Interstate 70 and 2 blocks from the Colorado Welcome Center, this relaxed hotel is 2.3 Miles from the Colorado National Monument. It has a pool, spa and free breakfast and WiFi.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fruita

 570 Raptor Rd, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 858-8850

A 6 minute walk from river and lake views at the James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park, this casual hotel is also 2.4 miles from hiking among giant rock formations at the Colorado National Monument. It has a pool and free parking, breakfast and WiFi.

Balanced Rock Inn

126 S Coulson St, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 858-7333 

Less than 1 mile from Interstate 70, this 2 story motel with exterior entrances is 7.2 miles from the Colorado National Monument Visitor’s Center and 13 miles from downtown Grand Junction. Free parking and WiFi are available and kitchen in rooms.

Camping Near Fruita, Colorado

James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park-Fruita Section, CO

595 Highway 340, Fruita, CO 81521

(970) 858-9188 

The Fruita section of the Colorado River State is the newest addition to this park. There are 63 campsites which include 22 full hookups, 22 electric sites, 13 tent sites and a group camping area. Opportunities abound for fishing, picnicking, camping, wildlife watching and sightseeing along the Colorado River near the base of the Colorado National Monument.

Monument RV Resort

607 CO-340, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 858-4405

Monument RV Park and campground has the right spot for everyone. They have long sites for your big rigs, tent sites, and picnic tables for outdoor entertainment. Free Wi, clean restrooms and large laundry room.

Saddlehorn Campground

 Grand Junction, CO 81507 (970) 858-3617

Saddlehorn Campground is located within the Colorado National Monument. There are 79 campsites with 3 camping loops. Loop A and Loop B (both tents and RVs) can be reserved for one day, while Loop C is first come first serve (tents and small vehicle). Restrooms have flush toilets and water available during summer.

Meat Processing Fruita, Colorado

Mountain Meat Packing

953 17 Road, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 858-9584

Mountain Meat Packing is a family owned and operated business with over 50 years and three generations of experience.

D&M Meats LLC

1301 20 Rd, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 241-1073

D&M Meats is a full service custom processor with over 25 years experience cutting wild game and domestic animals.

Taxidermy Near Fruita, CO

High Desert Taxidermy

1923 L Road, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 216-1460

High Desert Taxidermy offers competitive prices and reasonable turnaround times. Whether you are traveling or you live close by, stop in and take a look at his work. 

Precision Wildlife Taxidermy LLC

1388 21 Rd, Fruita, CO 81505 (970) 434-6394

Precision Wildlife Taxidermy LLC has been locally owned and operated since 1994. They offered Shoulder Mounts, Panel Mounts, Rugs, European Mounts Bleached Skull and more!