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Gunnison National Forest, Gunnison

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Forest National Park
The Gunnison National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering 1,672,136 acres (2,612.71 sq mi, or 6,766.89 kmĀ²) in Mesa, Gunnison, Hinsdale and Saguache Counties in Western part of the U.S. state of Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest to the north, the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests to the west, the San Isabel National Forest to the east and the Rio Grande National Forest to south. It lies in parts of five counties. In descending order of land area within the forest they are Gunnison, Saguache, Hinsdale, Delta, and Montrose counties.It shares the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness with the White River and San Isabel National Forests, and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area with the San Isabel National Forest.
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  • Nice forest really beautiful, would like to see in the fall. Monarch Pass is a really nice pass to drive and very scenic  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • We spent a few hours hiking around Hartman Rocks in the Gunnison area and would highly recommend getting out and seeing this gem!  more »

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