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Gunnison National Forest

216 N Colorado St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2162
+1 970-641-0471
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Fantastic views, wonderful area to relax.

Have spent many a wonderful days in the area. Always enjoyable to cruise the back roads and get out... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Leland L
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Frisco City, United States
Visiting the Gunnison National Forest

This forest is a gorgeous area of Colorado. It has become increasingly vehicle friendly in some... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
nkathryn
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Gunnison, Colorado
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National preserve that encompasses part of Colorado's central mountains, around the towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“great hiking” (3 reviews)
“snow melt” (2 reviews)
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216 N Colorado St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2162
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Have spent many a wonderful days in the area. Always enjoyable to cruise the back roads and get out of the city.

Thank Leland L
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This forest is a gorgeous area of Colorado. It has become increasingly vehicle friendly in some sections of the forest.

Thank nkathryn
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We drove through, stopped for lots of pictures, picnic and saw wild life frequently. Fall is out of this world spectacular and so colorful. Great outing for anyone.

Thank CindyDiamond
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Beautiful area which offers something for any age outdoor person and it is much less crowded here than just about anywhere on the front range esp the mts just west of Denver

Thank tornillo2015
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

wow how pretty this area really is Ive spent many years in the roaring fork valley in the summers and em glad I traveled out of the way to be here instead.

1  Thank Joe E
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

What a beautiful drive despite the heavy rain, the soaring cliffs and rocks the autumn colors, the running rivers and streams give you a great feeling of majestic serenity.

Thank Amnon F
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Many of the Aspens had started to turn to their falls colors...beautiful views. Several large ranches along the country side, which were beautiful also.

Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Drive in and out on the same road. Towards the end not for the faint of heart. Some places it is a single lane road with a drop off. Which means that you might have to back up. Also no low riding cars. Basically all...More

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The Black Canyons of the Gunnison is impressive black rocks with bursts of diamonds(silica) in them that really glitter when the sun strikes them. It costs $15 or you need a National Park pass.

1  Thank Julie H
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have come back many times to enjoy the natural beauty. Nothing can express the feeling of nature in a writing, you must see it yourself.

Thank M Richard M
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We brought our two dogs and they had a blast. I would say so.
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