Fruita is located approximately 10 miles west of Grand Junction.
Fruita is perfect for adventure seekers and lovers of the outdoors. This lovely area has a small-town feel but has the benefits of a larger town. It offers world-class mountain biking for all levels, hiking trails with breathtaking views, in the summer months floating through Ruby Horsethief Canyon, and whitewater rafting through Westwater Canyon.
After a long day on the trails, there is nothing like grabbing a bite to eat from a delicious local restaurant or checking out the shops—home to many talented artists giving the town an artistic vibe.
Fruita has a population of 13,204 (2018) and is 6.98 sq. miles.
Homes for sale in Fruita, CO
Fruita offers various homes, from larger homes with stunning views to single-family homes in great neighborhoods.
Find your next home with panoramic views of the Colorado National Monument, Bookcliffs, and the Grand Mesa.
- Vista Valley
- Comstock Estates
- Brandon Estates
- Vintners Farm
- Fruita Monument High School
- Fruita 8/9 School
- Fruita Middle School
- Rim Rock Elementary School
- Shelledy Elementary School
- Monument View Montessori Charter School
- Monument Ridge Elementary School
- Fruita Montessori
Attractions and activities in and around Fruita, CO
- Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey Museum
The museum presents life-sized robotic dinosaurs. The museum highlights western Colorado’s story. It has interactive, hands-on features such as cast skeletons and real fossils.
- Colorado National Monument
One of the most remarkable landscapes in the west provides red rock canyon walls, juniper trees, and incredible unique hiking trails. The Rim Rock Drive up the Monument is a twisty drive where you may be lucky enough to see Bighorn Sheep or an Eagle.
- Kokopelli’s Trail
This trail is a premier 142-mile trail mostly used for mountain bikers. It is made up of old jeep dirt roads, singletrack, and pavement. There are campsites along the route that has a toilet and a picnic table.