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“Interesting formations”
Review of Dillon Pinnacles

Ranked #13 of 41 things to do in Gunnison
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Owner description: Two-mile hiking trail takes visitors through dry mesa to the pinnacles, towering volcanic formations that dominate the Curecanti National Recreation Area's landscape.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“Interesting formations”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

For folks driving along U.S. 50 in Colorado, these formations (remnants of a big volcanic mud flow), on the north side of Blue Mesa Reservoir just west of a bridge, are worth a glance through the car window, and are even more interesting up close. It's worth a stop at the rest area on the north side of the bridge and a short hike to get that closer look. I believe that photos (from U.S. 50 on the west side of the lake, if you prefer to grab a shot or two and run) are best in morning light on a sunny day, which is when the accompanying one was taken.

Visited July 2012
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