Morgan County Tourism
|Visit our Web site|
Morgan County -- Where the Prairie Meets the Sky
An hour from Denver, Morgan County feels like a world away with its rural charm and wide-open spaces. An integral part of the High Plains region, this area is characterized by blue skies, expansive prairies and friendly people.
OUTDOOR RECREATION: Biking and hiking trails, disc golf, bird watching, golf, fishing at Doty Pond at Brush's Prairie Trails Park, jet skiing at Jackson Lake State Park, and I-76 Speedway with its dirt track.
CULTURE: Barn Quilts, Glenn Miller, Cemetery Tour, Fort Morgan's Historic Main Street, Sherman Street National Historic District, and Old Trail Schoolhouse.
MUSEUMS - PARK - HERITAGE -- PROVIDE A PEEK INTO OUR PAST
JACKSON LAKE STATE PARK: This ideal Colorado Destination for camping is an oasis with sandy beaches and warm waters. Plan to swim, boat, water-ski and fish.
LONGMEADOW GAME RESORT CLAYS CLUB: Specializes in dove, pheasant, chukar, goose, duck, turkey, elk and whitetail deer hunting, and a sporting clays course. There is an Event Center venue for weddings, reunions, and parties.
SWENEY CYCLE PARK: A premier motocross track facility in Brush. The track is approximately 1.1 miles in length and contains tabletops, step-ups, step downs, rollers, off camber corners and a huge canyon jump. Hosts AMA Pro-Am events. The track has also been voted "Track of the Year" by District 25 riders seven times in the last fifteen years.
THE CALENDAR IS FILLED WITH FANTASTIC EVENTS YEAR-ROUND
Summer months bring the largest rodeo in its class -- Brush Rodeo, the celebration of being big-band leader Glenn Miller's boyhood home is culminated in Fort Morgan's annual SwingFest. In the fall, the Hot Air Balloon Festival in Brush and Fort Morgan's Fall Harvest Car Show are can't-miss gatherings.
JUNE 7-9, 2018 GLENN MILLER SWING FEST: Held in Fort Morgan, Colorado each year to honor Glenn Miller who graduated from Fort Morgan High School in 1918. Come enjoy numerous musical groups as they perform live at Fort Morgan City Park, a Glenn Miller documentary movie shown in the park, a flyover pancake breakfast from our local Lions Club, a cemetery tour of Miller's ancestry, and participate in swing dance lessons.
JULY 2-4, 2018 64TH ANNIVERSARY BRUSH RODEO: Established in the 1950s, activities include: Brush Rodeo Queens, Mutton Bustin', free BBQ, Little Princess Rides, a fantastic display of 4th of July Fireworks and a parade, an art show, and dance.
SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2018 FALL HARVEST CAR SHOW: Vehicles of almost every era cruise their way to downtown Fort Morgan, for three days! Come watch the casual cruise in and then live music on Friday. Saturday brings the Show 'n Shine, vendors, door prizes, music, a movie and more cruising! The Poker Cruise, Show 'n Shine and awards finish up on Sunday.
Learn More About Morgan County Colorado
Call Morgan County Tourism or stop in for a chat and local brochures.
LOCATION: Morgan County is in northeastern Colorado, 1 hour from Denver along I-76.
ADDRESS: 231 Ensign Street, Fort Morgan Colorado 80701
For a Visitors Guide: 970-542-3508, mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.
- Elevation: 4324 feet above sea level.
- Region: Fort Morgan - Eastern, Colorado
- Restaurant: On site.
TECHNOLOGY FOR GUESTS TO USE IN A COMMON AREA
- Internet Cafe: On site.
PRIMARILY YEAR ROUND ACTIVITIES
- National Park OR Monument: On site.
- State Parks: On site.
- Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: On site.
- Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.
- Designated Hiking Trails: Trails start on site.
- Museum: On site.
- Golf Course: On site.
- Movie Theater: On site.
- Restaurant(s): On site.
- Internet Cafe: On site.
PRIMARILY SUMMER ACTIVITIES
- Outdoor Swimming Pool: Walking distance.
- Stocked Fishing Pond: On site.
- Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
- Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: On site.
- Hunting in Area: On site.
- Rifle Hunting Season: Yes.
- Bird Hunting (Turkey, Grouse, Pheasant): Yes.
- Deer Hunting: Yes.
- Elk Hunting: Yes.