- Our list of the best things to do in Gunnison, Colorado, features the top 47 nearby activities — including 34 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gunnison, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Adventures, Water Activities, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Gunnison, CO , followed by 19 popular activities in nearby cities, including Crested Butte
Scenic River Tours offer a variety of custom tour packages which include rafting, fishing, kayaking, zip-line and more, based on the age and skill of the visitors. The tours take place on the nearby water bodies such as Colorado, Gunnison and Taylor rivers to name a few.
Named after the explorer John W. Gunnison, Gunnison National Forest features the Black Canyon with multiple hiking trails around it and the Taylor Resrvoir which is good for fishing as well as a number of campsites which offer occasional wildlife sightings.
With artifacts ranging from old historic buildings, antique transport and military equipment to exhibits that showcase old letters, clothing and toys, Gunnison Pioneer Museum is a place to learn about and experience history.
Within Gunnison City Park, visitors can enjoy lesuirely strolls and family picnics. There are multiple areas shaded by trees and furnished with picnic tables as well as a separate play area for kids which includes slides and rock climbing.