Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area


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.)






Uncompahgre Basin Field Office 2465 South Townsend Avenue Montrose, CO 81401


Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Wildlife Viewing


BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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