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Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Marinas; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Blue Mesa Reservoir is Colorado's largest reservoir and home to the largest in Kokanee Salmon population in the Western US.... more » Owner description: Blue Mesa Reservoir is Colorado's largest reservoir and home to the largest in Kokanee Salmon population in the Western US. Blue Mesa Reservoir is 330 feet at the deepest point and is made up of 3 basins, 4 boat launches, two marinas and over 100 miles of shoreline. It is truly a magnificent area nestled in the Rocky Mountains « less
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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Forests; National Parks; Nature and Parks
National preserve that encompasses part of Colorado's central mountains, around the towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte.
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Ghost Towns; Landmarks
Former ghost town now a Summer resort.
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: This 42,000-acre Recreation Area features three reservoirs, Blue Mesa, Morrow Point and Crystal, which are surrounded by... more » Owner description: This 42,000-acre Recreation Area features three reservoirs, Blue Mesa, Morrow Point and Crystal, which are surrounded by rugged, steep-walled canyons and mesas. « less
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Ghost Towns; Landmarks
Silver rush boom-town that's now a ghost town with many standing original structures.
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks

When heading west on hwy 50, you will want to not stop at the first bridge but just before the second bridge you come to. It is there that you will find an unmarked trail that... more »

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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Nature and Parks
Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Ghost Towns; Landmarks
Now a research station and learning center, once was one of the wildest wild west towns.
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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
Scenic hiking trail in Colorado's Curecanti National Recreation Area.
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
This extremely challenging hiking trail leads down to the Gunnison River.
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Ranked #14 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
Scenic hiking trail that follows a small river to Morrow Point Lake.
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
This hiking trail is a short, sign-posted trail that begins at the edge of the campgrounds in Gunnison National Park.
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Ranked #16 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
Scenic six-mile hiking trail in Colorado's Curecanti National Recreation Area.
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
This trail, ending at the visitors center in the park, winds through forest while allowing glimpses into Black Canyon.
Ranked #18 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
A scenic hiking trail through Gunnison National Forest.
Ranked #19 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Popular hiking trail and rich habitat for a variety of wildlife.
Ranked #20 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Art Galleries; Educational Sites
Owner description: Visit the "Open Your Eyes" Gallery to see fine art photographs from around the world. Improve you photographic skills and... more » Owner description: Visit the "Open Your Eyes" Gallery to see fine art photographs from around the world. Improve you photographic skills and explore Gunnison and Crested Butte with Fine Art Photographer Allan Ivy. We offer photographic workshops tailored to any level of photographic ability and take you to some of the most spectacular scenery in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Workshops on complete digital workflow From camera to print. « less
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Ranked #21 of 22 attractions in Gunnison
Category: Hiking Trails
Located in Colorado's Curecanti National Recreation Area, this short hiking trail leads to scenic Crystal Lake.
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Category: Hiking Trails
This five-mile hiking trail gives visitors panoramic views of the San Juan Mountains.
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