Local Area Attractions Near Gunnison KOA

Blue Mesa Lake
Blue Mesa Lake

Blue Mesa Lake is the largest lake in Colorado, and located only eight miles from KOA. Enjoy fishing, boating and other water sports.

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument

Black Canyon is a spectacular canyon with 2700 foot walls. For more information, see Black Canyon online.

Taylor Park and Reservoir
Taylor Park and Reservoir

Taylor Park and Reservoir is set in a high large basin, elevation 9000 feet. This is a very popular recreation area, and offers great fishing and boating. Information about the Taylor Park Marina can be found online.

Crested Butte
Crested Butte

A restored Victorian town and ski area with wonderful shops, restaurants, and miles of hiking and biking trails. Visit the Crested Butte website for more details.

Alpine Tunnel
Alpine Tunnel

Narrow gauge railroad was constructed in 1880. The tunnel cuts through the continental divide. Elevation is 11,523 ft.

Campground Description
Campground Description

Our campground has all grass, large sites in a country setting, with lots of flowers. We are friendly and helpful and go the extra mile to make it as clean as possible. The Gunnison area has so much to do that people will stay another day or make plans to come back. Best area in Colorado!

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument

Spectacular canyon with 2700 ft. walls.

Lake City, Crested Butte and Tin Cup
Lake City, Crested Butte and Tin Cup

Visit these historic towns.

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory is located north of Crested Butte in the ghost town of Gothic. The laboratory offers public seminars and nature hikes.

Curecanti National Recreational Area
Curecanti National Recreational Area

Located just nine miles west of Gunnison, recreation abounds at Curecanti. Hike, swim, picnic, boat or fish.

20 circle tours
20 circle tours

There are 20 self-guided tours of area. The tours include ghost towns, scenic drives and more.