Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial, Fruita

4.8
#3 of 14 in Things to do in Fruita
The Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park's Field of Dreams is a non-profit corporation. Located in beautiful Fruita, Colorado,

It is a great place to visit and honor the fallen and veterans. The founder is Jim Doody. Who persued this dream to Honor his brother who was lost in the war. Now the park honors many. Any one can donate to the memorial or purchase a brick with a name for the wall.

The WSVWMP features a display of UH-1H Huey Helicopter. The Huey is the symbol of the Vietnam era. All Military branches used the Huey, and all branches are represented at the memorial.
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  • A humbling tribute to those that fought for freedom for others and lost their lives during the Vietnam war. A time for reflection on the freedoms we have THANKS to others.  more »
  • The Huey helicopter draws your attention first, but then the memorial itself ~ the flags, the names of West Slope vets who served in 'Nam & those who died serving ~ takes your attention & your emotion...  more »
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  • An interesting and reverent memorial to those who served in Vietnam. Nice chopper monument!!!
  • Worth a visit. Memorials are special places - this one was done nicely.

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