Gunnison National Forest, Gunnison

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  • This forest is a gorgeous area of Colorado. It has become increasingly vehicle friendly in some sections of the forest.  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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  more »
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  • So I should say bad things to keep people away... But that would be dishonest. We visit in the winter when most of the camp and picknick areas are closed. There is great snowshoeing and cross country skiing to be had. With little to no crowds. Keep in mind if you get lost back here there is a minimal number of other folks around... And really no cell service. Be smart tell someone where your going and when you'll be back. Roads are not well traveled and can get slick unexpectedly.
  • This is a beautiful part of Colorado. Plenty of great places to fish with the family, good hiking spots, and lots of room for camping. Or you can just bring a blanket and have a picnic. The scenery and views are awesome. I love spending time out here during the summers.
  • We spent a few days exploring the trails off the Continental Divide at Monarch pass. The trails in the area a epic. Shuttle service from Alamosa is the best way to truly explore this area on mountain bikes.
  • While driving on a road trip through Colorado, we drove through Gunnison National Forest entering from a southern route heading north to Created Butte and Aspen. This is a beautiful area of Colorado and it just makes you want to come back. We hiked, enjoyed great food and got to see a local 5k race in the town of Crested Butte. Every local that we met was friendly and helpful. Loved this area and it is what a traveler wants to see on a road trip.
  • One of the most beautiful parks in Colorado. Tons of hiking fishing and camping for the whole world to enjoy(until the government gives up that land to big energy too!!!) One of the few places that with a lil effort solitude can be found In co
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