Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide a brief glimpse of what makes the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley a destination worth checking out. We’re off the beaten path, we’re pretty chill, and we own quite a few Colorado superlatives. Watch for new fact sheets to be added periodically and make sure to check out our press releases for a wide range of happenings and story ideas. Feel free to be in touch if you need additional information!


Topic Introduction
Fishing With hundreds of miles of scenic waterways and 3 million new fish released each year from hatcheries, Gunnison County is an excellent choice for a fishing vacation. The county, which is roughly the size of the state of Connecticut… more
Weddings Many couples envision exchanging their vows in a Rocky Mountain meadow, knee-deep in flowers, or high atop a snow-capped mountain on skis, but are faced with the dilemmas of accessibility for family and guests, and how to plan a wedding away from… more
Culture & History MUSEUMS Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum Located in the heart of downtown on Crested Butte’s Elk Avenue, this unique museum focuses on the mining, ranching, skiing, and other unique history of the East River Valley, particularly Crested Butte… more
Fall Drives Nature and the towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte are bursting with spectacular color and a wide range of activities throughout the month of September and early October. Whether blazing trails by foot, mountain bike, horse or automobile, there is… more

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