Highline Lake State Park  

  Photo courtesy of
official Colorado
State Parks website.


An ideal base camp for exploring the Grand Junction area, Highline Lake State Park is the center for water sports in the Grand Valley of western Colorado!

Highline Park offers 25 camp sites and 64 picnic sites on the western shores of Highline Lake. Highline is the larger of two lakes in the park, Mack Mesa being the other, that encompass 174 surface acres. 

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A boat ramp lies on the northern shore of Highline Lake. Visitors who require wheelchairs can enjoy access to a fishing pier on the shores of Mack Mesa. A group picnic area, bath house, RV dump station and jet ski rental add to the attractions of this state park.

Most of the recreation opportunities at Highline State Park are water oriented. On Highline Lake boating, water skiing, sailboarding and swimming are popular activities. Mack Mesa Lake is well-known for its early season trout fishing. Hand and electric propelled boat are permitted on Mack Mesa Lake. Visitors can enjoy lush picnicking and camping sites around the lakes.

Highline Park is located west of Fruita near the Utah border. The park lies within the Grand Valley north of the Colorado River. The Book Cliffs lie immediately north of Highline and provide a scenic backdrop for activities within the park.               

To Contact the Park Write or Call:
Highline State Park
1800 11.8 Road
Loma, CO 81524
(970) 858-7208

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