Gunnison is a mountain town in the state of Colorado.
Located in Southwestern Colorado, Gunnison is far from Denver and off the beaten path... unlike many of Colorado’s ski areas located along interstates or major population areas. Gunnison is a bedroom community located about a half hour drive from the Crested Butte Ski Resort.
The valley contains the Victorian towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte.
- 1 Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC IATA). Provides frequent and convenient jet service, American Airlines, United, and United Express from Dallas, Denver, Houston. Regularly scheduled ground transportation offered by Alpine Express and Mountain Express are available as are car rentals from Dollar, Hertz, Avis, and Budget.
- Hartman Rocks. Awesome bouldering, rock climbing, and biking
- Blue Mesa.
Mountain biking, skiing and rafting are great ideas when you are in the area -- one for each season except Fall, try fly-fishing
- Crested Butte Mountain Resort. World-class skiing and snowboarding and cross country skiing on over 30 km of well maintained trails at the Crested Butte Nordic Center.
- Rafting Black Canyon of the Gunnison. The Gunnison River runs through this pristine and tightly controlled canyon.
- 1 Palisades Restaurant, 820 N Main St, ☏ . 11AM-9PM daily. Family restaurant with a western theme and great food. Large kids menu and full bar with 9 TVs for sports and buzztime trivia. Plenty of parking and free Wi-Fi. moderate.
- 2 Farrell's Restaurant, 310 N Main St, ☏ . The beautiful outdoor patio is a pleasant place to eat lunch in the spring and summer months.
- 3 Twisted Fork Bistro, 206 N Main St, ☏ . Asian-influenced American food. Made from scratch, delicious food.
Crested Butte and Gunnison are both good pub-crawl candidates.
- 1 Alamo, 226 N Main St, ☏ . The dive bar of the valley.
- 1 Smith Fork Guest Ranch, 45362 Needle Rock Rd, Crawford, ☏ .
- 2 Wanderlust Hostel, 221 N Boulevard St, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Dorms $23, privates $45-62.
- 3 The Water Wheel Inn, 37478 W Hwy 50, ☏ , toll-free: . A hotel with free hot breakfast.
- The Bean Coffeehouse & Eatery. 120 N Main St. ☏ . M-F 6:30AM - 8PM, Sa Su 7AM - 8PM, closing 7PM in the heart of winter. Wireless connection is $10/hr in 15-minute increments. They also rent time on a couple workstations, same rates.
|Routes through Gunnison|
|Grand Junction ← Curecanti N.R.A. ←||W E||→ Salida → Pueblo|