Best trails in Gunnison

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Looking for a great trail near Gunnison, Colorado? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Paonia State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Fossil Ridge Recreation Management Area or Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 10 moderate trails in Gunnison ranging from 2.4 to 20.4 miles and from 7,381 to 11,492 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Gunnison
Top trails (21)
#1 - Dillon Pinnacles Trail
Curecanti National Recreation Area
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Dillon Pinnacles Trail is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#2 - Mill-Castle Trail
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 25.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Mill-Castle Trail is a 25.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers.Show more
#3 - Pine Creek Trail (Curecanti)
Curecanti National Recreation Area
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Follow the beautiful Pine Creek as it cascades into the depths of the upper Black Canyon to Morrow Point Reservoir. Then take a walk along the old narrow gauge railroad bed along the reservoir. Learn Show more
#4 - Hartman Rocks Loop
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 8.9 mi
The Hartman Rocks area offers high desert riding in a 6,000-acre basin. Funky granite formations, slickrock, sand, and sage add to this geological curiositys appeal. The Rocks, as Gunnison locals callShow more
#5 - Morrow Point Boat Tour
Curecanti National Recreation Area
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Length: 14 mi
Morrow Point Boat Tour is a 14 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for natShow more
#6 - Mill Castle Trail to Lowline Trail Loop
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 22.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
Mill Castle Trail to Lowline Trail Loop is a 22.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarShow more
#7 - Beaver Ponds 516
West Elk Wilderness
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 34 m
Beaver Ponds 516 is a 1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#8 - Neversink Trail
Curecanti National Recreation Area
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 32 m
The Neversink trail is located nearest to Gunnison on the north bank of the Gunnison River near a Great Blue Heron rookery. This streamside habitat with its heavy undergrowth of grasses, flowers, cottShow more
#9 - Ohio Creek Road
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 11 mi
Ohio Creek Road is a 11 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usShow more
#10 - Mill Lake Trail
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
Mill Lake Trail is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gunnison, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and Show more
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