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1/2 Day in North Fork Valley

Full Day of Arts

Outdoor Recreation Choices 1/2 day

RED, RED WINE . . . AND MORE

Day 1
Arrive At Lodging see www.deltacountycolorado.com

2:00 pm Delcious Orchards and Tasting Room
U-Pick, Hard Cider, Camping, Store
39126 Colorado 133, Hotchkiss, CO 81419

4:30 pm Orchard Valley Farms Wine Tasting
15836 Black Bridge Rd, Paonia, CO 81428

6:00 pm Dinner The Living Farm Cafe and Inn
The ultimate farm-to table restaurant in Paonia
120 Grand Ave, Paonia, CO

8:30 pm Overnight   The Living Farm Cafe and Inn
The ultimate farm-to table restaurant in Paonia
120 Grand Ave, Paonia, CO

Day 2

8:00 am Breakfast

9:30 am Mesa Winds Farm
Max and Wink Eisele – (970) 250-4788
Tour of Farm and Orchards and Wine Tasting
31262 L Rd, Hotchkiss, CO 81419

11:45 am Drost’s Chocolates
Hill Family, Chocolate Makers
Lovely little candy and ice cream shop
12991 CO-65, Eckert, CO 81418

12:30 pm Lunch – Cedaredge at 4 B‘s Brewery
215 W Main St, Cedaredge, CO 81413

2:30 pm Grand Mesa National Scenic and Historic Byway
Home of over 300 lakes, 400 miles of trails, the Crag Crest National Recreation Trail and the longest snowmobile trail in the lower 48. (NOTE THE LOWER LOOP IS CLOSED IN 2018)
Take the short hike along Land O’ Lakes overlook for breathtaking views of the valley below.
www.grandmesabyway.com

4:00 pm Arrive back in Cedaredge and to Stoney Mesa Winery
16199 Happy Hollow Rd, Cedaredge
for the Del Mesa Rojo. A fun red wine, or you might enjoy the Pinot Noir or Malbech

LEGS OVER SURFACE CREEK FOR ECKERT CRANE DAYS – 2 nights in late March
Day 1Arrive Friday Evening
9:00 pm Rest your head and your legs at a logding accommodation
Colwell Cedars Retreat
30048 North Road | Hotchkiss, CO 814191077 Sage Bed & Breakfast
1077 North West Sage Avenue | Cedaredge, CO 81413Cedaredge Lodge
810 N Grand Mesa Dr | Cedaredge, CO 81413

Day 2

7:30 am Rise early and head to Fruitgrower’s Reservoir. It’s only about 5-7 miles from any of the above listed properties

8:30 am See Sandhill Crane legs at Eckert Crane Days. Lift off is generally between 8:30 and 9:30. It is recommended that you bring hot coffee, a good set of binoculars and a folding chair. Members of the Black Canyon Audubon are on hand with viewing scopes and information on all of the birds that you might see.

10:30 am After lift off, head to lectures, presentations, storytelling and more, all with a Sandhill Crane theme.

12 Noon Lunch at Wildflower Bistro in Delta followed by a short drive to view the local sandhills that don’t migrate.

2:30 pm Return to Lodging Accommodations for a little “down time” and to freshen up before dinner. Take a stroll along the pathways on the property and seek other birds and plants.

3:30 pm Enjoy the fine legs of the Merlot at Stoney Mesa Winery

9:30 pm Put your Legs up.

Day 3

9:00 am Cedaredge for a satisfying breakfast at Creekside Cafe

11:00 am Ski the last leg of the Ward Creek X-Country Trail on Grand Mesa. This trail is well groomed and offers a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful snow.

12:00 noon Enjoy a hearty lunch at Alexander Lake Lodge or catered sack lunch. ______________________________________________________________

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