About Grand Junction

Grand Junction, CO, is a great venue with lots of opportunity for field trips and excursions! During your visit, you will find awe-inspiring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument and exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping or skiing on the Grand Mesa. Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails such as the Kokopelli Trail.  Learn more: https://www.visitgrandjunction.com/

The 2019 Sustainable Trails Conference will be at the Two Rivers Convention Center, located at 159 Main St. We are along the Downtown Grand Junction route. Downtown Grand Junction provides opportunity for participants stroll along the wonderful pedestrian-friendly streets and explore locally-owned boutiques, shops, art galleries, and restaurants.

The conference overlaps with Downtown Grand Junction’s Restaurant Week! During this week-long event, diners can find a variety of special menus featuring the best that restaurants have to offer for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Participating restaurants will be offering a special menu that highlights their fare during that week. Learn more.



Grand Junction offers a variety of lodging options. Because there are so many options, and our past attendees have indicated that they prefer choices, PTBA does not have a Room Block at a specific hotel.

The following three hotels are adjacent to the Two Rivers Convention Center:

Explore other area hotels on the Visit Grand Junction web page.

Check out AirBNB and VRBO options.

If you are interested in camping, check out The Camp.



As the major hub between Salt Lake City and Denver, Grand Junction is easily accessible from all directions. By car, it is seven hours from Albuquerque, two hours from Aspen, 10 hours from Phoenix and four hours from Denver (4.5 hours from the Denver Airport).

Grand Junction Regional Airport 

Current air carriers include Allegiant AirAmerican AirlinesSkywest/DeltaConnection and United Express, with nonstop flights to Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Salt Lake City. The terminal provides ticketing and baggage claim facilities, major car rental agencies and a gift shop.

AMTRAK provides daily service to the east and west coasts through Grand Junction. 800-872-7245;970-241-2733

Greyhound Bus Service is provided into Grand Junction from Denver and Durango, Colorado; Los Angeles; Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. 800-231-2222

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