General Information

 

Meeting Location

The first portion of the meeting will take place at the Museum of Western Colorado’s Dinosaur Journey Museum, located at 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita, Colorado 81521, with additional trips based out of Fruita and Green River, Utah. Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) is located only twenty minutes away from the museum and hotels. Taxis are readily available and pre-scheduled shuttle rides will be provided.

 

Travel

The Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) is located an easy 20 minutes from the town of Fruita, along Interstate 70. Grand Junction Regional Airport Current air carriers include Allegiant Air, American Airlines, U.S. Airways, Skywest/DeltaConnection and United Express, with nonstop flights to Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Salt Lake City.

 

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is located 4 hours and 50 minutes away to the east, and the Salt Lake International Airport (SLC) is also located 4 hours and 50 minutes to the west.

AMTRAK provides daily service to the east and west coasts through Grand Junction and Green River. 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

Climate

The average high and low temperatures during late April, early May are a high of 70°F and a low of 40°F.

 

Car Rentals

 

About Fruita, Colorado

Located in western Colorado along the Colorado River, Fruita is well known for its outdoor sports such as mountain biking, hiking, and rafting, its proximity to Colorado National Monument, and its great paleontological resources.

 

Visitor Information

To learn more about Fruita please visit the Fruita Tourism Boards website (http://www.gofruita.org) or to learn more about Grand Junction, please visit the Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau website (http://www.visitgrandjunction.com).

 

About Green River, Utah

Located in eastern Utah along the Green River, this town is famous for its melons and river history. Green River is also a popular freeride mountain biking spot.

 

Visitor Information

To learn more about Green River please visit the Destination Green River website: http://destinationgreenriver.com/