EUREKA! Explorations

EUREKA! Explorations 2019 Trips


Yellowstone National Park Explorations: June 3-9

Registration fee $1900

One night in Cody, WY ~ Buffalo Bill Center of the Western Museum ~ Three Nights at Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park ~ Roosevelt Cookout & Wagon Ride ~ Evening Wildlife Tour ~ Lake Butte Sunset Tour ~ One night in West Yellowstone ~ Grizzly Bear & Wolf Discover Center ~ Scenic float on the Snake River ~ One night in Jackson Hole, WY


True Grit Explorations: July 31-Aug 1

Registration fee $195

Explore the unforgettable sites of the Academy Award winning classic, “True Grit” ~ Eat at True Grit Café ~ Visit the Ouray Historical Museum ~ Hike at Box Canyon Falls


Leadville Fall Foliage Explorations: Sept 18-19

Registration fee $230

Travel to Leadville to enjoy the fall colors ~ Visit the National Mining Museum ~ Explore the Healy House ~ Stop at the National Fish Hatchery ~ Take the Leadville Train Leaf Peeping Ride


Utah Explorations: Oct 25-27

Registration fee $475

Enjoy a unique experience of staying at the Pine Valley Lodge nestled in the Dixie National Forest ~ Explore Bryce Canyon National Park ~ Tour the Pine Valley Chapel ~ Visit St. George Dinosaur Discovery & Mountain Massacre Site ~ Enjoy “The Sound of Music” at the Tuachan Theater


Glenwood Springs Explorations: Dec 12-13

Registration fee $200

See the holiday Vaudeville Show in Glenwood ~ Participate in a hands-on art class ~ Stay overnight in Glenwood ~ Tour the Redstone Castle

EUREKA! Explorations 2019 Day Trips


Vail Valley Explorations

April 30 from 7:45am - 5:30pm

Registration fee $35

Enjoy an interactive concert at the Vilar Performing Arts Center ~ Visit the Walking Mountains Science Center


Behind The Scenes: GJ Airport Tour

May 16 from 12:30pm-3:30pm

Registration fee $10 Members, $15 Non-Members

Join the EUREKA! Explorers for a behind the scenes tour of the Grand Junction Regional Airport! Meet at the EUREKA! at 12:30pm, hop in our new vans to head over to the airport. We plan to return to EUREKA! by 3:30pm.


Evening With The Stars Explorations

July 9 from 6:15pm - 10:45pm

Registration fee $30

Travel with EUREKA! to the Grand Mesa Observatory ~ View Saturn at Opposition ~ Learn about astronomy from the Western Colorado Astronomy Club


Grand Mesa Wildflower Explorations

July 17 from 8:15am-5:00pm

Registration Fee $35 Members $40 Non-Members

A big snow pack year means it should be a great summer for wildflowers! Join the EUREKA! Explorers for a day trip to the Grand Mesa with the experts Betty Hall, Donna Clark, and Mike Spangler to learn and observe at 10,000 ft some of the rarest and most beautiful wildflowers in our backyard. Sack lunch and transportation provided, departing from the EUREKA! at 8:15am.


Fields & Fruits Horse Drawn Wagon Explorations

AUGUST 7 from 8am-1pm

Registration fee $65

Enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride around Palisade ~ Learn about Grand Valley agriculture ~ All participants receive an engraved wine glass, wine samples, fruit & cheese ~ Meet at location TBD


Water In The Valley Explorations


Registration fee $30

Spend a day learning about Water in the Grand Valley ~ Go on a behind the scenes tour of the Cameo Roller Dam ~ Enjoy a pizza and salad lunch ~ Tour Ute Water ~ Explore the Water in the West Exhibit at EUREKA!