Home A Western Colorado club fostering understanding and appreciation of all kinds of succulent plants, including cacti.

Chinle Cactus & Succulent Society



Chinle-maintained Xeric Garden at the Mesa County Fairgrounds next to the CSU Extension Office (map).
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Chinle-maintained Xeric Garden at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens (map).
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Who We Are

The Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society (CCSS) serves Western Colorado and surrounding areas and is devoted to fostering understanding and appreciation of all kinds of succulent plants including cacti. Succulent plants are among the most beautiful and bizarre in the entire plant kingdom. Their distinctive and sometimes weird adaptations for survival in hostile environments endear these fascinating plants to a growing number of plant enthusiasts.

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings feature educational programs, workshops, field trips, question & answer sessions, plant exchanges and drawings, and refreshments. Regular meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Library of the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens (separate from the main building) in Grand Junction, Colorado (map).

Benefits of Membership

Join us! We'll do our very best to help you become "stuck on cacti" and other spiny denizens of the desert.