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Curecanti Creek

Gunnison, CO
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Ranked #12 of 15 Attractions in Gunnison
Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Scenic hiking trail that follows a small river to Morrow Point Lake.
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Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Scenic hiking trail that follows a small river to Morrow Point Lake.
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Overland Park, Ks
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Because we were touring in mid-day heat, we did not tackle this trail, but I though readers might like to know that you can wander around Pioneer Point and hike out and back to two separate overlooks if you are not up for this amazing climb. We must have spent 45 minutes doing just that. The canyon views are marvelous... More 

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Adirondack, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
320 helpful votes 320 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It is beginning of June 2014 and Marrow Point tours are suspended because of runoffs but while hiking down on Curecanti Creek from Pioneer Point off route 92 be prepared for loud and spectacular show. It is amazing how this gentle and already beautiful stream becomes extremely loud and more spectacular with all this water rushing through. The trail is... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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374 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Many people admire this canyon from the rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, but never make the forbidding-looking (and, in the park, generally dangerous) trek to the bottom. This trail off Route 92 east of the park, starting at Pioneer Point, will give you the chance. It shouldn't be taken lightly, since the 880 feet down is... More 

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