GATEWAY CANYONS RESORT & SPA Established by the Founder of the Discovery Channel, John Hendricks, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is an exclusive retreat located in the stunning red rock canyons of Western Colorado. The Resortâ€™s collective setting lends itself to productive and memorable meetings, incentives and events. With 72 beautifullyappointed rooms, suites and casitas, the resort offers an ideal setting, designed with the unique ability to provide 100% dedication to our groups, without the distractions and interruptions other resorts encounter.
LUXURIOUS ACCOMMODATIONS All of our 58 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and suites and 14 Palisade Casitas are decorated to reflect our areaâ€™s Southwestern aesthetic and offer breathtaking views of the majestic red rock canyons from every window.
The Kiva Lodge features 38 rooms and suites, each ranging from approximately 485 to 1,100 square feet, offering casual elegance with space to relax, some featuring fireplaces, an outdoor terrace, private outdoor hot tubs and more.
The Kayenta Lodge features 20 rooms and suites, each ranging from approximately 475 to 650 square feet, complete with custom-crafted Peruvian furniture, fireplace, an outdoor balcony or patio with freestanding gas fire bowls, with two Signature Suites featuring an in-ground hot tub.
Each of the 14 Palisade Casitas offer the ultimate private retreat. Featuring approximately 875 to 2,075 square feet of luxurious living, each Casita boasts custom artisan furnishings, hand-carved doors from Peru, vaulted open beam ceilings, separate master bedroom, five fixture bathroom, outdoor garden shower, private outdoor patios with fire pit and large, tall windows for maximum views of the awe-inspiring Palisade rock formation.
MEETING SPACE Offering traditional boardroom and ballroom settings, a full HD theater, an outdoor amphitheater, an atrium, auto museum, private dining rooms, and endless outdoor gathering sites, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is the ultimate group destination with endless options for memorable and dynamic meetings.
Palisade Grand Hall HD Theater
Old Sage Boardroom
APPROX SQUARE FOOTAGE
BOARD / HOLLOW SQUARE
Palisade Grand Hall / Sunset Atrium
93’ x 42’
Palisade Grand Hall
56’ x 42’
21’ x 42’
32’ x 23’
33’ x 18’
Old Sage Boardroom
26’ x 15’
KAYENTA CONFERENCE CENTER
Approx Sq Ft
OFFSITE VENUES Groups who gather at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa find themselves surrounded by the majestic buttes and mesas of western Colorado. Magnificent red rocks, majestic mountains, and clear blue skies that stretch for miles make the perfect backdrop for your event. Allow our team of experts to create the perfect offsite event for your guests to enjoy.
Conveniently located across the Dolores River from the resort, Red Cliff Camp offers the perfect location for an offsite event for up to 140 guests. This authentic setting provides a relaxed atmosphere for guests to enjoy each other’s company and their surroundings.
Horses have always been integral to the life in America’s West. Group’s of up to 40 guests can enjoy a dinner at our Pavilion located 1,500 feet above the heart of the Unaweep Canyon. Enjoy the stunning views and setting that are only rivaled by our Chef’s Western cuisine.
For a taste of exceptional Colorado cuisine, Entrada Restaurant & Lounge, located in the Palisade Event Center, serves delicious dishes and offers a discriminating wine selection to make your dining experience a culinary event.
Enjoy exceptional Southwestern cuisine in a casual and fun atmosphere. Join us for lunch or dinner, then head upstairs where the Paradox Grille features an exciting gaming loft, with a pool table, shuffleboard and other games to keep your guests entertained well into the night.
Relax poolside in the shadow of the Palisade. Enjoy one of our Chefâ€™s signature dishesÂ and handcrafted cocktails. Taking in a sunset at the Cantina is a perfect way for your group to relax at the end of their day.
DINING UNDER THE STARS With close to 300 days of sunshine per year at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, we offer our guests several venues to enjoy the outdoors, our sunny weather and beautiful surroundings.
Mission Bell Amphitheater
Featuring a covered tiered stage with outdoor seating, and stunning views of our spectacular red rock canyon backdrop, the Mission Bell Amphitheater is the ideal location for a outdoor reception or dinner. To truly elevate your guestsâ€™ experience, add on a customized fireworks display and local entertainment for them to enjoy.
The shaded lawn of the Cottonwood Grove is a wonderful, lush location for outdoor meals and events. Located next to our event space, the grove offers the perfect location for outdoor lunches, breaks and team building events during the day and receptions and dinners in the evening.
Palisade Pool Deck & Cantina
Poolside receptions, roasting sâ€™mores around a fire, and private evening entertainment events, to name a few, are all offered at the Palisade Pool Deck. The deck provides your guests a relaxed atmosphere conducive for networking or just to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
GATEWAY CANYONS AUTO MUSEUM Filled with pristine examples of American automotive art, The Gateway Canyons Auto Museum is devoted to understanding and celebrating the history, design and social impact of the American automobile. It features nearly 60 of the most prized and impeccably preserved historic cars in the country displayed in a unique gallery setting. The collection is comprised of significant automobiles that capture 100 years of American automotive history, beginning with the 1906 Cadillac Model H Coupe and including Duesenberg, Auburn, Cord, and Cunningham marques alongside rare models from Packard, Cadillac, Pierce Arrow and more. From a casual welcome reception with private tour of the museum to a themed event offering food and beverage pairings matched to reflect popular offerings based on the eras of the cars featured in the museum, the Gateway Canyons Auto Museum provides the perfect location for your groupâ€™s events.
TEAMBUILDING ACTIVITIES In addition to extensive, state-of-the-art meeting spaces, premium accommodations and fine dining, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa offers a wealth of unique teambuilding activities. From hour-long activities to enjoy between meetings, to full day adventures to create the perfect incentive program, our Adventure Center offers unbeatable opportunities for group collaboration and team strengthening.
Teambuilding Checklist Hike to the top Go mountain biking Ride horseback Take a Jeep or ATV tour See Colorado from a Helicopter Receive a signature spa ritual Enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool Sharpen you skeet shooting skills Take a ride in a Pro-Baja trophy truck
DRIVEN EXPERIENCES Find Some Fresh Air
If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience for your next incentive program... look no further. Driven Experiences’ customized Pro-Baja Trucks combine aggressive styling with advanced off-road technology to deliver and exhilarating driving experience. With adventures ranging from a ride-along with our professional drivers to a full day driving academy, we can customize a program that is a perfect fit for the dynamics of your group.
Allow your guest’s to Jump into the drivers seat with Driven Rentals for an experience to remember. Our fleet of world-class vehicles will transport you literally, figuratively and spiritually to the seat of every car aficionado’s dream. The jaw dropping scenery of our red rock canyons and the open roads are waiting to be explored.
GATEWAY CANYONS AIR TOURS Gateway Canyons Air Tours offers the unique and unforgettable experience of flying over some of the most spectacular scenery in the world! Your guests will not only see the scenic beauty under the beautiful clear blue skies of Colorado, but they will learn about the fascinating lore and legends of western Colorado and eastern Utah.Â Our Eurocopter AStar B3â€™s exceptional visibility, range and power, combined with a quiet cabin make it ideal for scenic tours and airport transfers. Our helicopter was designed with your VIPs in mind. Appointed with leather seats, a luxurious interior and Bose noise-cancelling headsets, your guests will be provided with the ultimate experience. Offering custom tours based on the preferences and time restraints of our meeting and incentive groups, our pilots will work closely with you to ensure the best possible experience for your guests. And, if you really need to impress your VIP guests, a helicopter transfer from Grand Junction regional airport directly to our resort will do the trick.
GETTING HERE Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is located on Scenic and Historic Byway 141, only one hour southwest of Grand Junction, Colorado.
AIRLINES SERVICING GRAND JUNCTION Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
American Eagle/American Airlines
Denver, Colorado United Express
Houston, Texas United Airlines
Salt Lake City, Utah Delta Airlines
Phoenix, Arizona US Airways
Las Vegas, Nevada Allegiant Air
Los Angeles, California Allegiant Air
NEARBY AIRPORTS Grand Junction Airport (1 hour) Montrose Airport (1.5 hours) Eagle Airport (2.5 hours) Denver International Airport (5 hours) Shuttle service and rental cars available from all locations
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