So you’ve heard about Crested Butte and Gunnison and are thinking about a visit! Whether it was the endless selection of mountain biking trails or the steep skiing that made you want to come, we’ve got all the information you need to start planning your trip. Discover the trails, ski runs, towns and destinations Gunnison and Crested Butte has to offer. There are plenty of things to do on your Colorado trip to the Gunnison Valley. While you’re here try to check out an event—you might end up sampling local chili and beer or at a costume contest on skis. Taste and explore local dining, bar and shopping options as well.
Planning a visit can be a lot of work. This resource will help you plan things to do, where to stay and how to get here. Gunnison and Crested Butte has many things to do, including outdoor recreation, museums to visit, art galleries to browse, and events to attend. You can also check weather and road conditions. Find local restaurants and shopping options to try too.
Whether you’re a beginner rider or an expert, the Gunnison Valley has epic mountain bike trails for your visit. Ride flowy, high-elevation singletrack through wildflowers and aspen groves in Crested Butte. Check out lift-served bike park trails at the resort in Mt. Crested Butte. Explore spruce-tree lined descents on the east side of the Valley. Head to Gunnison for technical desert mountain biking that will remind you of riding in Fruita and Moab.
Let your inner adventurer roam free. We have over 150 trails, four unique mountain towns, 2 million acres of public land, one of Colorado’s best National Parks and a world-class ski resort to explore. Where will you head to first?
When you’re done with your outdoor adventures, the towns here provide a laid-back place to enjoy a meal or grab a drink. Soak in the college-town vibes of downtown Gunnison or immerse yourself in the eclectic atmosphere of Crested Butte. A variety of hotels and other lodging options are available throughout the valley. Options include traditional hotels, quaint inns, ski/in, ski/out resorts and more.
Find inspiration, trip itineraries, and tips for your next visit to Gunnison Crested Butte.