Colorado Welcome Center (09/19/2002) You can get a cup of coffee and a map, brochures and more at the new Colorado Welcome Center in Fruita Colorado. This is a nice place to stop and stretch your legs. There is a dinosaur museum across the road.
Fruita (09/20/2002) A picture of Fruita from the Colorado National Monument.
Emu (09/20/2002) A little bit out of place. This emu farm is on the banks of the Colorado River outside Fruita, Co.
Dinosaur Valley Museum (09/20/2002) A passenger car has been transformed into a tourist attraction, next to the parking lot of the Dinosaur Valley Museum on the Fruita exit.
Fruita is an agricultural community on Colorado's West Slope. It was founded in 1883 by Colorado Laureate William E. Pabor. The town quickly reached international
renown with its fresh fruits which were exported around the world.
The town also received fame in association with Elmer S. Riggs discovery of
almost complete dinosaur fossils in Riggs Hill and Dinosaur Hill (south of Fruita).
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