Gunnison is the destination for countless number of visitors lured by its beautiful setting and recreational opportunities. Gunnison's activities appeal to the entire family. Historical tours, museums, children's attractions, golf, star parties and more. As the home of Western State College, it is also a center of learning. The school's influence on the town is signified by the huge "W" – the largest collegiate symbol in the world- that overlooks the town from Tenderfoot Mountain.
In summer, abundant sunshine and a mild, dry climate bring people out for a variety of celebrations, including concerts, art shows, theater performances, rodeos, classic car show and more!
Gunnison serves as the eastern gateway to Curecanti National Recreation Area and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and the southern gateway to Crested Butte, a year-round resort only 28 miles to the north.
More and more people are discovering the beauty and tranquility of this central Rocky Mountain destination for vacation getaways and real estate dreams. Surrounded by mountains, forests, rivers and lakes, Gunnison, Colorado is a convenient home base for your favorite summer and winter activities.