The Town of Parachute is a small community located about halfway between Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs on I-70. The town is headquartered at the confluence of the Colorado River and Parachute Creek, both of which are popular waterways for fishing. The town has 300 days of sunshine per year making this area prime for development of the solar related industry.
Town Website: http://parachutecolorado.com/index.aspx
Weather: Winter - High 47 Low 20, Summer - High 90 Low 54
Hunt in the countryside near Parachute and the neighboring town of Rifle
Horseback ride and raft in the area
Cultural activities and attractions such as the world-famous hot springs and Colorado National Monument are located in Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction, respectively, just an hour away.
Schools: Garfield School District - 2 Elementary Schools, Grand Valley Middle School, and Grand Valley High School
Closest Airport: Garfield County Regional Airport 21.9 miles away
Major Airport: Denver International Airport 223 miles away
Powderhorn Resort 35.3 miles away
Crested Butte Ski Resort 105 miles away