De Beque, a quaint and historic town, nestled along the Colorado River and Roan Plateau, is located 25 miles east of Grand Junction, and 212 miles west of Denver and is the home to the wild horse.
De Beque is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise,with magnificent western Colorado landscapes and mild climate to hike, bike, fish, or horseback ride.
Visit Little Bookcliffs Wild Horse Range. Comprising 36.000+ acres of canyons and plateaus, it is home to the wild horses who roam its hills. The horses are used to people and so present many photo opportunities. In the spring and early summer, foals may often beseen with their mothers. Trails for riding are abundant.
Island Acres State Park offers beautiful and peaceful scenery as well as fishing lakes, ideal for a perfect picnic while admiring the flora and fauna.
A 23 mile drive will take you to the Goblins, an unusual collection of eroded sandstone shapes. The area is also one of four designated wild horse management areas in Colorado. This high-desert drive has magnificent scenery, and you may see wild horses (they are most active in the mornings and evening), as well as other wildlife.