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Absolutely awesome

Every time I go past I take pictures. The light is always different making for different looking... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
CindyDiamond
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Colorado
Flat walk

Nice flat walk along the lake. Good views and scenery. This is one of many hiking trails to... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
CHERYL9853
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Golden, Colorado
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Two-mile hiking trail takes visitors through dry mesa to the pinnacles, towering volcanic formations that dominate the Curecanti National Recreation Area's landscape.
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Every time I go past I take pictures. The light is always different making for different looking pictures each time They are so rugged but so beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CindyDiamond
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This particular trail head is located immediately adjacent to the first bridge crossing when coming west out of Gunnison. Parking is located at the top of the hill prior to the boat ramp (don't go down the ramp for parking). The trail is relatively easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Benjamin T
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Nice flat walk along the lake. Good views and scenery. This is one of many hiking trails to choose from.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CHERYL9853
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This is a nice hike. Took a little time due to the elevation as I am a flat lander. Great views of Blue Mesa Reservoir and Dillon Pinnacles.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MNP0000
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery right along Highway 50. Great place to pull off and enjoy the gorgeous view! And it’s free!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CathyBassett
Reviewed December 7, 2017

I loved visiting Dillon Pinnacles while I was in Gunnison Co. this year. It's a beautiful part of the world!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank nrivy
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is definitely a sight to admire, these pinnacles sculptured by wind and rain for millions of years are beautiful. Together with the reservoir below this makes a real work of art. There is a dedicated view point with tremendous views and a short explanation...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

It is on Highway 50. Take some extra time and enjoy the spectacular lake and surrounding nature. The Pinnacles change with the light morning to night.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Charles C
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This is an interesting rock formation across Blue Mesa Reservoir, but compared to all the great views in the Colorado mountains, this is minor league. I've driven past the Dillon Pinnacles hundreds of times over 40 years and still am not all that impressed. It...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CrawfordGene
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This hike was fairly easy and not very steep. My family and I stayed on the trail and the trail doesn't actually go all the way to the pinnacles. We crossed a fresh snowmelt creek. The sound was a welcome change from the sound of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DonnaJerryGunnison
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