TAKING CARE OF GUNNISON CRESTED BUTTE

Mountain Made. Community Built.

When you need a break from the real world, the mountains are there for you. Take care of them just like they take care of you. 

Sustainable Land Use in Gunnison Crested Butte

With access to millions of acres of public lands, the Gunnison Valley has a lot to take care of. More than 1,000 miles of trails span across national forests, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands, a national park, wilderness areas and private land. Land managers, trails organizations and other community stakeholders have banded together under the STOR committee to coordinate stewardship efforts in Gunnison Crested Butte. Help support their hard work by following the principles of sustainable land use and Leave No Trace while you’re here. 

MOUNTAIN MADE. COMMUNITY BUILT.

GUNNISON VALLEY TRAIL ORGANIZATIONS

The incredible trails organizations in Gunnison and Crested Butte maintain hundreds of miles of trails that allow everyone to access millions of acres of public lands across the Gunnison Valley. If you enjoy your time spent on the trails here, please consider donating or volunteering to the organizations that made them possible.

walking on trail near lily lake

TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY

The best part of the Gunnison Valley is how wild it is. Let’s keep it that way! Learn about ways to travel responsibly and practice Leave No Trace principles with sustainable land use while exploring Gunnison Crested Butte and beyond.

TRAVEL ALERTS

Play it safe by researching your destination before you hit the road. Find access to current road conditions, winter advisories and other helpful resources here.

Crested Butte and Gunnison are home to more than 1,000 miles of trail.

PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO GUNNISON CRESTED BUTTE

HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND MORE

Planning your trip ahead of time can help reduce headaches when you arrive. By making reservations and researching activities ahead of time, you’ll ensure a smooth and enjoyable vacation. Find information on lodging, things to do and more on our Trip Planning page. 

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