Gunnison-Crested Butte, Colorado
Whether you are just getting to know us, or you've been here before we thought we would inspire your passion for adventure at Colorado’s most talked about mountain destination, located in Southwestern Colorado.
Gunnison County is home to nearly 100 miles of the West Elk Loop, one of 21 scenic byways in Colorado- the closest you can come to a wilderness experience in a passenger car.
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison, one of our country's newest National Parks is just a one hour ride from the City of Gunnison and, Curecanti, a National Recreation Area is 15 minutes away.
Nearby at the Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado's largest body of water, the primary features are boat rentals, picnic areas, fishing and camping facilities. It's also a great place to relax and take in the spectacular scenery! Gunnison County's numerous pristine fishing spots are visited by lake and fly fishing anglers from around the world and are easily accessible by car just off the main roads.
Just 28 miles up State Highway 135 from the City of Gunnison is the Town of Crested Butte, a registered National Historic District and turn of the century Victorian mining town with unique shopping and dining. Crested Butte is also known as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado and is home to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame. Photographing, camping, biking, horseback riding, hot air ballooning and day hikes on gentle trails throughout the Gunnison National Forest are just a few of the leisure activities our guests enjoy.
Historic mining towns or ghost towns, Railroad and Antique Car Museum's, and diverse lodging and dining welcome traveler's with Gunnison County's own brand of western hospitality. Our unique towns each have a "special something" whether you are passing through or want to spend a few days. Here you'll find a pioneering spirit, love for the great outdoors, western hospitality, and some of the most spectacular scenery on earth!
Gunnison-Crested Butte is Colorado Pure & Simple... Friendly mountain communities that are packaged by nature combine western heritage with turn of the century Victorian mining towns.
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