estern Slope - Wednesdays

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 9 AM, in and around the Grand Junction. 
: Nancy Lewis, 970-462-7370,


July 12 - 9:00am River Bend Park, Palisade

One of the most premier parks in the Grand Valley. It has something for every one. We will be able to paint the river, trees, ponds, the Grand Mesa and Mt Garfield.  There is restroom but no drinking water. 

Map Location

Driving Directions: To get here, take Interstate-70 east to the Palisade exit (42).

Turn south on Elberta Street to Highway 6.

Go across the highway.

Turn left (east) on the frontage road that parallels the highway. This is West 8th Street. 

Right Logan Street.

Right at the park entrance. Go over the canal bridge and  and park 

July  19- 9:00 am - Sink Creek in Palisade (D Road and Upland Road near Carlson Winery) This a wild looking dry creek which sunk to the bottom of a short ravine. The attraction is the wild vegetation and surrounding terrain. There are even views of the Grand Mesa. Park along the west side of the road and be careful when parking or where you stand for painting No facilities 

Location Map: 

Driving Directions: I-70 and the Clifton exit. 

Go south for 1.1 miles on I-70 Business Loop.

Left on CO-141 south 32 Road for 2.5 miles.

Left on C ½ road for 2.5 miles.

Left on 34 ½ road for .5 miles which turns into D Road. 

If you go to Carson Winery you have gone too far. Park at the bottom of the hill on the West side of the road. Pull-in as far as you can as to leave room for others. If you go to Carson Winery you have gone to far.


July 26  - 9:00am Redlands Dam boat launch along the Gunnison River  100 26 3/8 Road, Grand JunctionColorado 81501.  9:00am This a little gem of a place along the Gunnison River, a water dam, boat launch, beaches and lots of trees. It is a little hard to find and is remote. It is basically south of the Grand Junction Cemetery and the Incubator.  The location is next to the Mule Pit Gravel Pit if you use google maps for the location. No services, so bring bug spray, water, sunscreen and snacks. RSVP please so we how many people are coming.


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May your next painting be a masterpiece!-Nancy

Plein Air Artists Colorado,   1659 Peridot Ct,   Castle Rock,   CO 80108

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