Local Info, Events & Activities

U.S. Forest Service/White River National Forest
(Local National Forest Information)
Local Phone: 970.878.4039
Meeker Chamber of Commerce
(Local Business Information)
Local Phone: 970.878.5510
Colorado Division of Wildlife
(Hunting & Fishing Information)
Local Phone: 970.878.6090
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
(Local BLM Land Information)
Local Phone: 970.878.3800

There is almost always something happening in Meeker!
Check out some of the most popular local events and activities.

Meeker Range Call

Takes place the first week of July each year

Since 1938, the small town of Meeker Colorado has celebrated our western heritage with its annual Range Call festival. In honor of keeping tradition alive, the Range Call Rodeo is a big part of the fun. The first rodeo held in Meeker was in 1885 during the town’s Fourth of July celebration, and has continued every year since, making Range Call the “oldest annual rodeo in Colorado”.

Website: www.meekerrangecall.com

Meeker Sheepdog Trials

Held annually every September

The Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials offers five days of sheepdog herding competition for a purse totaling $25,000 plus ten special added awards including the Top Dog of the Day Award and daily handler awards from Moody Construction. This event is sanctioned by the USBCHA. The Sheepdog Trials are held annually in September, the first Wednesday through Sunday after Labor Day.

Website: www.meekersheepdog.com

Drive the Flat Tops Scenic Byway

Scenic route connecting Meeker & Yampa Colorado

The historic Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway spans a remote 82 miles and connects the towns of Meeker & Yampa Colorado. Visitors to the Byway enjoy access to hundreds of miles of hiking trails, pristine Wilderness, excellent hunting & fishing, and a great selection of 4WD routes. In winter months, extraordinary opportunities for snowmobiling & cross-country skiing abound.

Website: www.flattopsbyway.com

Visit the White River Museum

Get a dose of Meeker Colorado history

The History of Meeker can be seen first hand by visiting the White River Museum. The original structure was built in 1880 as quarters for U.S. Army officers. The army pulled out in 1883 and sold to the town, the officers’ quarters for $100 each and the adobe enlisted men’s barracks (on the block where the bank is) for $50 each. The museum was a private residence until 1945. The Garrison building, which recently underwent major renovation, was a residence until 1995, and the corner building continues to be a private home. Today, visitors can enjoy a collection of locally donated and acquired artifacts.

Phone: (970) 878-9982
Address: 565 Park Avenue Meeker, CO 81641

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