Over this past weekend I learned a lesson that most dog owners in Western Colorado already know, that dogs are not allowed on the trails on the Monument. It shouldn't have been a shock to Savannah and I but for some reason we downloaded and app and it said dogs we're allowed, well the big signs all over the Monument hiking trails said otherwise which is why I wanted to put together this list of the best dog-friendly trails on the Western Slope.

Some of the trails listed below with a picture are in Grand Junction or nearby, although a few have a drive before you get to enjoy the trail with your four-legged family member.

Here is your list of the 9 best dog-friendly trails on the Western Slope.

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