Life's a Peach in Palisade! We love a good pun, but we love a good fruit wine more, and Palisade offers great fruit wine, and so much more! Located in the Grand Valley, Palisade is the perfect spot for agriculture and the town is booming with orchards, lavendar fields and vineyards. Palisade is the heart of Colorado’s wine country; the town has more than 25 area wineries, creating estate bottled and small batched wine.
The community is very creative, offering many events throughout the year such as art and music festivals. In the autumn, there is the annual Colorado Mountain Winefest and later in the year they celebrate annual Palisade Peach Festival honoring a long history of peach mania.
The fun never stops in Palisade. Not only are there many outdoor activies, but the town hosts many enteraining festivals and events that draw in crowds from all over the state! Every year, Palisade hosts Colorado's only lavendar festival and then of course there is the Palisade Peach Festival, an event that highlights Palisade's famous peaches but also brings live music, games and delicious food.
Powderhorn Ski Resort is less than an hour from Palisade and has 600 skiable acres.
Colorado Wineries are vast in Palisade, offering tours and wine tastings to visitors. You can tour and taste great wine in over 25 distinct wineries that Palisade has to offer.
Colorado Riverfront Trail offers beautiful riverfront trails for leisurely hiking or birdwatching.
Little Bookcliffs Wild Horse Range has more than 30,000 acres of rugged canyon where 80-120 mustangs roam. It is perfect for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
First and foremost, Palisade is well known to be Colorado's wine country so naturally there are many local wineries to stop and sip! With over 25 wineries, many award-winning, you'd be hardpressed to not find a tasting room or patio to relax and enjoy a glass of tasty Palisade wine. And if you want more than one glass, the Fruit & Wine Byway is for you!
Don't forget to eat, you'll definitely need a little food to go with your wine! Good thing there are plenty of excellent dining options in Palisade and near by Grand Junction.
Western Colorado offers a plethora of outdoor activities and Palisade is no exception. From biking, camping, fishing and hiking to rafting and ATV-ing, there is an activity for everyone.
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