- The list below includes 42 free or cheap things to do in or near Gunnison, Colorado, including 42 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Scenic Drives, Fishing and Visitor Centers.
- From Scenic River Tours to Gunnison National Forest, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gunnison and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Crested Butte.
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327 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224 MoreLess Info
J.C. Leacock Photography Gallery is a collection of varying works from the professional photographer J.C. Leacock. Some pieces include colorful Colorado landscapes and Western themed shots that are available for viewing or buying.
Organizing outdoor group activities, Adaptive Sports Center offers rock climbing, horseback riding, kayak trips, mountain biking, and more. The center hosts an annual, 7 hour endurance challenge called the 7 Hours of the Banana.
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Outpost Building, Crested Butte, CO 81225 MoreLess Info
The Trailhead Children's Discovery Museum offers a wide range of entertaining activities for younger children with their interactive exhibits spread across two floors and many play areas including a separate arts and music section.
Fantasy Ranch Outfitters offer supervised horseback rides on selected trails that lie between Crested Butte and Aspen and pass through many scenic vistas along the way like the West Elk, Raggeds and Maroon Bells Wilderness.
The Cathedral Lake Trail is considered to be a relatively difficult path that goes from an Aspen grove until reaching the boundary of the Maroon Bells and Snowmass Wilderness. The main goal is to reach Cathedral Lake which offers a great deal of cutthroat trout fishing.
The first prospector arrived in Leadville in 1880 claiming to have found silver, so over the course of the next three years, he was joined by 1,999 other people, but by 1900 men were spending their time hunting and drinking instead. Visitors can visit the ghost town.
Creede, Colorado is home to the Creede Underground Mining Museum, an institution dedicated to preserving the city's legacy as an important mining community. The museum and its abandoned mine are fully underground.