Gunnison is located in Gunnison County, Colorado. The place serves as an ideal base camp for traversing a wide array of natural and manmade tourist spots. Toward the north lies Crested Butte, the meeting point of the East and Taylor rivers. As this area offers an abundance of skiing opportunities, it attracts a lot of tourists during winters. Curecanti National Recreation Area and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park are two most popular tourist attractions lying toward the west of the city. The Black Canyon is an ideal spot for picturesque drives where you’ll be able to peek 2,000 feet underneath the edge to see the Gunnison River. It also draws several tourists interested in rock climbing, hiking and Gold Medal fishing.