Half Day Exploring the Great Outdoors

Depending on the time of day and the season, here are some ideas of ways to spend half a day in Yuma County in the greater outdoors.


  • Breakfast at Fullers: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Fullers in Yuma. Enjoy a hearty meal to fuel up for your outdoor adventures ahead.
  • Visit Prairie Futures Public Garden: Drive to Joes, CO, and explore the Prairie Futures Public Garden. Take a leisurely stroll through the biodiverse experimental gardens while enjoying the fresh morning air and scenic views.
  • Explore Beecher Island Battle Ground: Head to Beecher Island Battle Ground, a historic site located outside of Wray. Learn about the history of the Battle of Beecher Island, a significant event in the Indian Wars of the late 19th century. Explore the interpretive center and outdoor exhibits to gain insight into the area’s rich history.


  • Lunch at a Local Restaurant: Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Wray. Choose from various options based on your preferences for a hearty meal to refuel.
  • Explore Bonnie Dam: Drive to Bonnie Dam, a scenic spot located nearby. Take a walk around the dam and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Capture some photos of the picturesque landscape.
  • Hike to Flirtation Point: Embark on a hike to Flirtatious Point, which offers stunning panoramic views overlooking all of Wray. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and take in the beauty of the Colorado landscape from this vantage point.


  • Visit a Nearby Lake: After hiking, head to a nearby lake for some relaxation and outdoor fun. Whether it’s fishing, kayaking, or simply enjoying a lakeside picnic, take advantage of the serene setting and natural beauty. Watch the sunset and breathe in tranquility.
  • Dinner at a Local Restaurant: Wrap up your day with dinner at a local restaurant in Wray or Yuma. Choose from various dining options to satisfy your appetite after a day of outdoor exploration.

There are more adventures waiting! Visit the experiences page for more opportunities in Yuma County.