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The Lodge is on the Largest Flattop Mountain in the World.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8+)

Moose Path Lodge is located at 7673 HWY 65 along the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway at 7000 ft. The Grand Mesa is the world’s largest flattop mountain and home to Powderhorn ski area as well as the Grand Mesa National Forest. Numerous lakes, hiking and cross-country ski trials are found on this spectacular mountain.

Serve meals in the bay window dining area in the fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy the comfortable living area gathered around the pellet stove while enjoying the incredible view through the towering spruce and aspen forest. Two bathrooms are available in the lodge.

Sunny rooms with amazing views are yours to enjoy at the lodge nestled in nearly 5 acres among spruce and aspen groves. A pristine mountain stream flows through the aspens with a pavilion creekside to enjoy the amazing scenery. Enjoy viewing a variety of wildlife from our wraparound decks during your memorable mountain experience. Hike, bike, ski, fish, or just relax in these peaceful surroundings. Located on site is a childrens jungle gym and basketball hoop.

Holidays are delightful never forgotten celebrations in this unique setting! The lodge is the perfect venue to bring friends and family together.

The master and additional upstairs bedroom both open into the upstairs bath area. The master bedroom contains a king-size bed, and the other upstairs bedroom contains two twin size beds. The downstairs bedroom has a full-size bed. There is also a foldout sofa in the living area. Children love staying in the loft area with sleeping bags. All Mattress and box springs have been replaced with deluxe products from Just Right Mattress of Grand Junction, Colorado!

Keywords: Mountain Lodge

More Details

Deese Dancy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Deese Dancy

David is employed by a candy manufacturer. Deese is a self employed artist who often works from the lodge. Micah is a full time college student majoring in music. All three of our sons enjoyed growing up on the Grand Mesa. Our family includes 3 cats

Deese Dancy purchased this house in 1984

Why Deese Dancy chose Mesa

When we moved to Grand Junction Colorado in the 70's, we immediately fell in love with the beautiful mountain scenery on the Grand Mesa. We were delighted to find this high altitude property, and continue to appreciate all the mountain has to offer. We love having the opportunity to share our sanctuary with others.

What makes this house unique

Favorite activities at the lodge include watching deer from the deck, and viewing the handiwork of beavers at the creek. Our sons and their friends enjoy fishing for trout on the property. There are several great local restaurants, a unique gift store, and a friendly coffee shop in the small town of Mesa.


Mesa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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The Lodge is on the Largest Flattop Mountain in the World.
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The property was everything as advertised and much more. I would highly recommend this property to my family & friends. My sons are already planning a trip with their families during ski season. Deese Darcy & her son were so hospitable, making sure we had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive comments on our mountain property. We were delighted to meet you Bonnie and your family. We love having repeat visitors and would look forward to your family members returning! Thanks deese and Micah Dancy.
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Beautiful piece of property for a good price

  • 4 of 5

A cozy warm lodge to fit the family.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great location to explore Grand Mesa, Co.!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great 6 night stay in Mesa at the Moose Path Lodge. Upon arrival there were chocolates set out, and a welcome note. The location was wonderful - we could drive up to the closest lake in about 20 minutes. We did a lot of fishing at several of the lakes in the area, and had great success. For a family of 4 it was very comfortable. The outdoor areas were the real STARS of the property. The gazebo right along the creek was a wonderful place to read, relax and watch the sun set over the mountains. There is another closer to the house that we sat in it during a thunderstorm and watched the sky light up, and several other outdoor seating areas. We saw deer every morning feasting on the lawn. There are lots of mature trees on the property which give it a very private feeling even though it is right along the highway. In general, it was a really nice VRBO.

However, I would like to offer some information that could have made our stay, and may make yours, even better. One of the main reasons we chose this rental was for the kitchen. The listing said it supplied cooking utensils, but if you like to cook you should bring your own sharp cutting knives, and even more basic things like tablespoons, serving spoons, spatula, and a colander and/or salad spinner if you eat veggies at all. And a BBQ brush, as there was no way to clean the grates. There are no grocery stores anywhere nearby (only a small convenience store) so be sure to stock up in Grand Junction or a nearby city. I wish we had known that before coming up the hill. Perhaps most of the renters are more familiar with the area, but this was our first time in the area. The listings states entertainment forms as DVD Player , Stereo , VCR and Video Library. All entertainment items were in the closet of an upstairs bedroom including an old antiquated TV - not really accessible to anyone other than the occupant of the room. My teens were disappointed in that, however my husband and I were content to read. Finally, we would have really enjoyed having information on what to see/do in the area from the owners perspective. A little notebook/folder with maps, suggestions for sightseeing, eating, etc.. have been provided in every other VRBO / Airbnb we have stayed in and always appreciated. There were a couple brochures on hiking, but no map or suggestions from a locals view. Again, we had a lovely stay - these are only our insights and may not pertain to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unplug from stress, quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We had the absolute best time at this "cabin". We stayed for a week and enjoyed the quiet, peaceful atmosphere and spending time in the beautiful surroundings. Wildlife was often seen in the yard! We enjoyed the two gazebos the best for morning coffee, and afternoon relaxation, reading and conversation. We will definitely return to this destination again!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and sister and I stayed at the property for five days and loved it! It is a short drive to Grand Mesa, where we caught rainbow trout to cook for supper the first night. We regularly saw mule deer (including a spotted fawn) on the property. There is a nice covered sitting area by the creek that is very relaxing. The house is comfortable and well appointed, had a great time cooking in the kitchen. We opened the windows and enjoyed the cool air, great sleeping and very quiet. We hope to stay there again! Deese and David are very nice and accommodating people.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here Memorial Day weekend with our Daughter and Son-in-Law, 2 grandsons and granddaughter. We saw deer outside of our window. While the grandsons fished, the granddaughter did not feel left out because the upstairs corner area was the perfect play area for her with a day bed. The boys drove to the lake and caught trout and we grilled for dinner that evening. The kitchen was fully equipped. We hope to come back and stay again. The Deese's were very accomadating! The bedding was very comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Moose Path Lodge

Vega Lake Reservoir (boating, waterskiing, jet skiing) near Colbran, numerous lakes on Grand Mesa (camping, hiking, ice fishing, jeeping), leaf peeping. Over 19 Colorado award winning wineries are less than 30 minutes from the lodge. Enjoy your own tour from vineyard to vineyard by bicycle or car. Guided limousine or van tours are also available to explore the orchards and vineyards!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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