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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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  • We rented a house right on the Gunnison River thinking we'd be able to walk right out the back door to fish every day. We were sorely mistaken as the river was running four times faster than normal du...  more »
  • This forest is so fresh and healthy. Let's keep it that way by not leaving trash or starting fires! So many type places to camp. And the rivers that go through it all super clean!  more »
  • 1.3 million acres of endless opportunities, motorized friendly, world class hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, site seeing and the list goes on.  more »