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Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial

340 Highway 340, Fruita, CO 81521-9506
+1 970-244-1176
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Wonderful Tribute

My father is a Vietnam Veteran and it is so nice to have a beautiful place to have to honor him and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Beautiful memorial-just can't figure out why they picked this location

Very nice memorial. Bad location. Right in the middle of a bunch of resturants and other... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Fred M
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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340 Highway 340, Fruita, CO 81521-9506
+1 970-244-1176
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My father is a Vietnam Veteran and it is so nice to have a beautiful place to have to honor him and all of our Vietnam Veterans. Beautiful place and tribute to our heroes. Thank you and Welcome Home🇺🇸

Thank honeynco76
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Very nice memorial. Bad location. Right in the middle of a bunch of resturants and other businesses. Looks like not a lot of thought went into this project.

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Loved that you could walk up the handicapped accessible ramp to read all the names. A very well thought out memorial.

Thank lilflint3
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This monument was a solomn place honoring those who gave their lives in the Vietman war. It was noce to see.

Thank Midwestgirl1965
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice site to commemorate and remember those who paid the highest price for the freedoms we sometimes take for granted. Good explanation of the Vietnam Campaign ribbon on site as well. A must read.

Thank Timothy N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I walked the short distance from our motel to see the helicopter. I was intent on a quick glance and returning. The memorial was much more than I had anticipated and a recorded message played that kept my interest for the next 30 minutes reading...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Caring people built this memorial and it is a mainstay of the community. Annual Veterans Day recognitions and honors are presented there. Also, a perfect place for reflection and honor. We never miss an opportunity to visit it.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

One of my friends husbands name is on the wall here... it makes you think and then realise wives and children of the soldiers are still around and it makes you think again... Have a prayer ready it will help when you reflect on the...More

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This Vietnam memorial is situated next to the Colorado Welcome Center in Fruita. I didn't expect to see this here and it was all the more touching for being unexpected. It is titled "Field of Dreams". It consists of an elevated Huey helicopter, surrounded by...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is well done Memorial. The whole concept is clever. The helicopter is catching the eye first. It's visible from the far. Brings closer the people, who would like to pay respect to the fallen soldiers from Vietnam War. I like it. RomanPi

1  Thank Roman P
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Sue B
17 March 2016|
Response from Blusplyr | Reviewed this property |
The Vietnam War Memorial is right behind the Colorado Visitors Center, which is located at the Fruita exit on I-70. Just look for the Huey on the memorial's pedestal.