About About About 

The Colorado Great Outdoors Experience/Museum & Hall of Fame is a 501c3 Non-Profit, located within the Yampa Valley Adventure Center, and is the centerpiece of A Northwest Colorado Regional Economic Development and Diversification Project.


The Colorado Great Outdoors Experience/Museum & Hall of Fame is a must see and do experience, that celebrates the Great Outdoors of Colorado and the Northwest Colorado Counties of Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco.
Bringing the ""Great Outdoors Indoors "is located in Craig, Moffat County, Colorado in the 125,000+ square foot Yampa Valley Adventure Center.
The entire Yampa Valley Adventure Center concept was conceived to support and advance the enjoyment of and to celebrate the Great Outdoors.
The Colorado Great Outdoors Experience/Museum & Hall of Fame purpose is to recognize and show appreciation to those individuals, organizations & companies who have advanced the recreational enjoyment and preservation of our Great Outdoors through outdoor interaction and participation, dedication, competition, innovation, product development, policy and preservation.
Experience exciting outdoor adventures with hands-on activities, exhibits and simulators -- step into a fishing boat and reel in a big fish, hit the trail on a mountain bike or snowmobile, and much more. At the YVAC and the Colorado Great Outdoors Experience/Museum & Hall of Fame , you’ll learn about how the US and State parks, monuments, lakes, streams, reservoirs, forests, wildlife and fish are protected and managed.
Visit the Colorado Great Outdoors Experience/Museum & Hall of Fame and discover all there is to explore in the spectacular outdoors, parks, public lands and waters that are yours to enjoy.


Sports and Activities Included:
Planetology, Archelogy, Roadside Geology , Walking, Jogging, Hiking, Backpacking, Horseback Riding, Road Biking, Mountain Biking, Off-Highway Vehicles, Power Boating, Water & Jet Skiing, Sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing, Sledding & Tubing, Snowmobiling ,Dog Sledding, Hunting, Fishing, Fall Colors, Geocaching, Star Gazing,  Bird Watching, Wildlife Watching, Ice Fishing, RV Camping, Tent Camping, Picnicking, Shooting (Rifle, Pistol, Skeet & Archery), Wildlife & Nature Photography and Rock Climbing.