Summer Fun in Weld County, Colorado



From the panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains to the Pawnee Grasslands, historic and cultural attractions and summer festivals, Jennifer Finch, Weld County Communications Director, talks about Summer in Weld County and Greeley, located in the heart of northern Colorado’s high plains country, on Big Blend Radio.

Weld County is home to growing cities, charming towns, thriving businesses and thousands of acres of prime agricultural land. As Colorado’s third largest county, it covers 3,996 square miles in the northern part of the state and is larger than the size of Rhode Island, Delaware and the District of Columbia combined. Greeley is the county seat.

From hot air balloons to chainsaws and chuckwagons, summer fun in Weld County includes a variety of festivals that honor the region’s history and culture, while celebrating food and farming, music and the arts. Public art murals and statues add an extra dose of charm to the region’s natural beauty, and there’s plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation including bird watching, hiking, golf, camping and fishing. History buffs will love the numerous forts, historic sites and museum.

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