THE BEAUTIFUL WHITE RIVER VALLEY
The Town of Meeker is located along the famed White River near the base of the iconic Flat Tops Wilderness in Northwestern Colorado’s Rio Blanco County, an area made up of 75% managed by US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the State of Colorado. The massive amount of public land offers many opportunities to residents, business owners, and visitors, and features the Flat Tops Wilderness, White River National Forest, Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway. According to Field and Stream Magazine, the White River Valley in which the Town is located area has earned the title, “One of America’s Best Wild Places.” The Town of Meeker–population 2,242–is located 100 miles northeast of Grand Junction and 225 miles west of Denver.
Visitors can explore world-class hiking, biking, and motorized recreation trails. Limitless fishing and water activities can be found on one of the many streams, lakes, reservoirs and the White River. Additional recreation offerings include hunting, camping, snowmobiling, and more! Meeker, Colorado is your year-round destination for tourism, including an extensive line-up of events and culture. Come experience the truly unique town of Meeker!
WHERE IS MEEKER?
The Town of Meeker–population 2,242–is located 100 miles northeast of Grand Junction and 225 miles west of Denver in Rio Blanco County.
Traveling to Meeker by Car
Traveling by car, Meeker is approximately 3 hours 45 minutes west of Denver and 4 hours 45 minutes east of Salt Lake City. Grand Junction is 1 hour 40 minutes southwest of Meeker.
Traveling to Meeker by Air
Both Salt Lake City and Denver have international airports, with the closer regional airport located in Grand Junction and Hayden. Meeker has an airport (EEO) used generally for small private planes and medical and firefighting services. Rental cars are available through Northwest Auto at 970-878-5026.