Gunnison National Forest Guide

The Gunnison National Forest is part of a triad of national forests with Grand Mesa National Forest and Uncompahgre National Forest. It also borders three other national forests. The forest covers nearly 1.7 million acres that extend across the counties of Gunnison, Saguache, Hinsdale, Delta, and Montrose in western Colorado. Seven wilderness areas lie within Gunnison National Forest and are part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. While exploring the forest, you will have the opportunity for skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, and off-roading. For those who enjoy strolling and birdwatching, there are lots of trails to choose from. 

Where to Camp

Camping in Gunnison National Forest

Exploring the national forest in an RV allows you to experience sights you might miss otherwise. The Gunnison National Forest is a vast area with RV campgrounds in all directions. Prepare your lunch and set out on a hike, and then, at the end of the day, return to your RV and relax. RVshare has a wide selection of RV rentals to make your time at Gunnison National Forest more enjoyable.

Shape Hiking Trails

Gunnison National Forest Hiking Trails

Things to Do

Activities in Gunnison National Forest

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How to get to Gunnison National Forest

Address: 2250 South Main St, Delta, Colorado 81416

Fee: Entry fee $0

Whether you are planning a summer vacation or a winter getaway, Gunnison National Forest is the place for an RV road trip. View spectacular mountain ridges and unusual wildlife as you travel areas around the forest. Hike, ski, hunt, or fish at one of the many streams or lakes. Enjoy a picnic lunch, then go birdwatching as you stroll past flowers of all types. When you are done for the day, return to your RV hideaway to relax.