Gunnison is a place that harkens back to the Old West. The community retains its ties to a century of ranching with its wide open spaces, friendly folks and Cattlemen’s Days, one of the oldest rodeos in Colorado. Its location offers easy access the largest body of water in the state at Blue Mesa Reservoir. Whether it is waterskiing, sailing, fly fishing or camping with the family, Gunnison provides the perfect recreational and western get-away. Enjoy art walks, a car show, 4th of July activities and so much more. Gunnison is also home to Western State Colorado University and a vibrant student population.
Some fun facts about Gunnison