Watson Island in Grand Junction wasn't always so scenic, it actually used to be a dump.

Watson Island is located near the Amp at Las Colonias Park and along with hiking, biking, and fishing, there's also a disc golf course there too. While there are raving reviews about Watson Island in Grand Junction, history shows it wasn't always so pretty.

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From dump to the disc golf course, here's some history behind Grand Junction's Watson Island.

History Lesson: Watson Island in Grand Junction Used to Be a Dump

Watson Island in Grand Junction wasn't always so scenic, it actually used to be a dump. From dump to disc golf course, here's some history behind Watson Island.

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