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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 13.86 miles

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness now contains a total of 15,599 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1976 the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary op...

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Ridgway Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-626-5822 Email: ridgway.park@state.co.us Distance: 15.42 miles

Recreation at Ridgway Dam and Reservoir, Dallas Creek Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir offers a variety of activities on its 1,000 surface-acres. Rainbow trout are stocked annually in the reservoir. Camping experiences vary from 25 walk-in tent sites to 187 sites with electrical hook-ups,...

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Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 17.67 miles

If your choice for adventures includes remote backcountry activities, then Gunnison Gorge, north of Montrose, is the place for you. It provides kayaking, rafting, hiking, primitive camping, and great trout fishing. The only access to the inner gorge is on four steep trails. (No motorized vehicles allowed.)

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Gunnison Gorge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 17.69 miles

The Gunnison Gorge Wilderness now contains a total of 17,700 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1999 the Gunnison Gorge Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude...

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Crawford Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-921-5721 Email: crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 24.44 miles

Crawford Reservoir was created by Crawford Dam which crosses Iron Creek, a tributary of the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River. The reservoir is part of the Smith Fork Project.Recreation at Crawford Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office, Grand Junction, Colorado. The 96,000 annual ...

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West Elk Loop National Park

Phone: (970)-963-2266 Email: ccarlisle@fs.fed.us Distance: 26.28 miles

The twin summits of Mount Sopris and the incomparable Black Canyon of the Gunnison anchor the ends of the West Elk Loop. This magnificent landscape has been home to uncounted generations of Native Americans, most recently the Utes. White settlers originally came in search of minerals and stayed to farm and ranch. The coke ovens at Redstone bear witness to the toil that built the communities of to...

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Fruitgrowers Reservoir National Park

3 Activites Phone: (970)-248-0600 Email: kozga@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 28.31 miles

Fruitgrowers Reservoir was created by Fruitgrowers Dam which crosses Alfalfa Run. Alfalfa Runs natural flow is augmented by diversions from Surface and Dry Creeks. The reservoir is the main feature of the Fruitgrowers Dam Project. Visitation is estimated at roughly 500 people per year. There are about 5 miles of shoreline, 4 of which are open to recreation. No water contact activities are all...

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Mount Sneffels Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 28.43 miles

The Mount Sneffels Wilderness now contains a total of 16,566 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Mount Sneffels Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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San Miguel River Special Management Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 29.08 miles

The San Miguel River corridor is a fragile ecosystem containing outstanding riparian, recreational, scenic, and wildlife values. A scenic drive along the corridor provides beautiful views, several access points to the river and a BLM campground along the way.

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Uncompahgre Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 31.60 miles

The Uncompahgre Wilderness now contains a total of 102,721 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Uncompahgre Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportun...

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Dominguez Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-240-5300 Email: efranz@blm.gov Distance: 35.08 miles

The Dominguez Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 66,280 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 2009 the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for soli...

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Curecanti National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 82 10 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: cure_info@nps.gov Distance: 40.06 miles

Curecanti National Recreation Area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild Gunnison River. The reservoirs that make up Curecanti today are a destination for water-based recreation high in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, Curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching.

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Rank: 185 7 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: CURE_Info@nps.gov Distance: 40.06 miles

Big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time, Black Canyon of the Gunnison exposes you to some of the steepest cliffs, oldest rock, and craggiest spires in North America. With two million years to work, the Gunnison River, along with the forces of weathering, has sculpted this vertical wilderness of rock, water, and sky.

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Lizard Head Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 40.73 miles

The Lizard Head Wilderness now contains a total of 41,309 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Lizard Head Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Alpine Triangle National Park

16 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 40.77 miles

The Bureau of Land Management cares for 600,000 acres of public land in the upper Gunnison River and San Juan Basins in southwest Colorado. Collaborating with the gateway communities of Lake City, Silverton, and Ouray, plus a number of public and private partners, we guide the protection, management and sustainable use of a wide variety of resources. Ecosystems within the recreation area range fro...

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Green Mountain Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-468-5400 Email: www.fs.fed.us Distance: 41.32 miles

The dam is on the western slope 13 miles southeast of Kremmling, Colorado, on the Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado. Recreational developments include 6 campgrounds, 208 campsites, and 2 boat-launch facilities. Good access. One swim beach. Water surface for fishing is approximately 2,125 acres. Fishing is the primary recreational activity, followed by power boating and camping. Primary spor...

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West Elk Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 43.51 miles

The West Elk Wilderness now contains a total of 176,412 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1964 the West Elk Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...inc...

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Powderhorn Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (970)-642-4940 Email: kmurphy@blm.gov Distance: 45.63 miles

The Powderhorn Wilderness now contains a total of 62,050 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Powderhorn Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportuniti...

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Paonia Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (970)-626-5822 Email: Crawford.park@state.co.us Distance: 47.26 miles

Paonia Dam and Reservoir is part of the Paonia Project. Recreation at Paonia Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is located in the shadow of Colorado majestic Ragged Mountains. The parks natural beauty is a perfect setting for nature lovers and photographers. There are picnic and 15 semi-prim...

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Dolores River National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-259-2100 Email: utmbmail@blm.gov Distance: 49.65 miles

The lower stretch of the Dolores River offers technical rapids, stunning scenery, wildlife viewing, side-canyon hiking, and great camping. A free permit is required. Groups must read and adhere to all stipulations of the permit. Call the Moab Field Office at 435-259-2100 to secure a free permit for floating the Dolores River. Rapids on this section of the Dolores River range from class I to ...

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Calamity Camp Mining Site

1 Activites Phone: (970)-244-3000 Email: garnesen@blm.gov Distance: 52.93 miles

This remote, historic site contains one of the last standing vanadiun-radium-uranium camps in Colorado. Calamity Camp is an example of the historic mining camps that were active during the uranium booms from 1916 to 1980. The site has several well-preserved structures, including a cookhouse. NOTE: There is some residual radiation at this site, because of radioactive minerals in the area.

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Vega Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (970)-487-3407 Email: vega.park@state.co.us Distance: 55.76 miles

Recreation at Vega Dam and Reservoir, Collbran Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation Vega sits nestled on the Grand Mesa high above the little mountain town of Collbran, Colorado. Excellent ice fishing and snowmobiling opportunities. Five rustic camper cabins are located in Pioneer Campground with corrals locat...

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Raggeds Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 56.39 miles

The Raggeds Wilderness now contains a total of 65,393 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Raggeds Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increa...

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Aspinall, Wayne N., Unit National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-641-2337 Email: cure_vis_mail@nps.gov Distance: 59.12 miles

Recreation at the three reservoirs of the Aspinall Unit is managed by the National Park Service under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Western Colorado Area Office - Northern Division, Grand Junction, Colorado. Formerly, the Curecanti Unit, in 1980 it was renamed the Wayne N. Aspinall Unit in honor of former Congressman Aspinall; a strong supporter of the Colorado River Storage Project. ...

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San Juan National Forest Park

9 Activites Email: mwinkworth@fs.fed.us Distance: 61.09 miles

The San Juan National Forest includes approximately 1.8 million acres of federal lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service in Southwestern Colorado. The scenery ranges from high desert mesas and canyons to high alpine peaks and meadows. The area features a National Forest scenic byway, the San Juan Skyway and a Bureau of Land Management 4WD scenic byway, Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway.Visitors ...

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