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Gunnison National Forest

216 N. Colorado, Gunnison, CO 81230-2162
+1 970-641-0471
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wow how pretty this area really is Ive spent many years in the roaring fork valley in the summers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joe E
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Boulder, Colorado
Pity it was raining

What a beautiful drive despite the heavy rain, the soaring cliffs and rocks the autumn colors, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amnon F
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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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%
  • Terrible0%
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216 N. Colorado, Gunnison, CO 81230-2162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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
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
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were in a Jeep so were not intimidated by some of the rougher roads. We saw pickups, Subaru's, and even one VW Bug on our trip. This is a must see for anyone who loves the outdoors. Most of the roads are very passable....More

1  Thank Fisher327
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beautiful vistas and short hikes to amazing views. Bring water and pack a lunch! There are great spots to eat lunch and just soak up the outdoors.

Thank razrbakgal
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Nice forest really beautiful, would like to see in the fall. Monarch Pass is a really nice pass to drive and very scenic

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Central Colorado's Western Slope. Hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, wild life, and high altitude. Not for the timid, but a real treat for high mountains types.

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