The Water Wheel Inn - Bordering The Dos Rios Golf Course & Downhill from Crested Butte & Monarch Ski Areas
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Black Canyon Gunnison Colorado


The Gunnison National Forest brings access to 400,000 - plus acres of wilderness!  Explore the many trails offering day hike loops or hike through these hills for a 9 day backpacking vacation!  Pick up a map of the endless hiking options at our front desk, or stop by the Gunnison visitor center.

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Trail & Hiking Info

Hartman Rocks
Mill Creek (up Ohio Creek Road)
Cement Creek (1st chairlift in Colorado, Off HWY 135 N.)
Oh Be Joyful (N. to Crested Butte trail head off Slate River Road)
Dillan Pinnacles ( W. Hwy 50 to 2nd bridge)
Castles (12 miles up Ohio Creek- West Elk Wilderness)
Fossil Ridge Wilderness (Off Taylor Canyon Road)
Summerville Trail ( Off Taylor Canyon Road)
Gothic corridor ( Maroon Bells - Snowmass Wilderness; Judd Falls, Schofield Pass & Schofield Park)
Collegiate Peaks Wilderness ( North end of Taylor Park)


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The Waterwheel Inn
P.O. Box 882 ~ Gunnison, CO 81230
37478 W. Hwy 50 ~ Gunnison, CO 81230
Toll-Free 1-800-642-1650 ~ Local (970) 641-1650

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