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Curecanti Creek

Gunnison, CO
+1 970-641-2337
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Breathtaking views throughout hike

The look out offers spectacular views of the canyon in which the trail descends. To get to the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Erin K
Saint Louis, Missouri
Curecanti Creek

If you go over the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Via Hwy 92, This is one of the best over looks of... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Dean M
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Scenic hiking trail that follows a small river to Morrow Point Lake.
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“rushing water” (2 reviews)
“three hours” (2 reviews)
Gunnison, CO
+1 970-641-2337
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

The look out offers spectacular views of the canyon in which the trail descends. To get to the look out is a short walk from the car. I loved the Curecanti Creek hike!! It is NOT for the weak, bring plenty of water, sunblock, chapstick,...More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you go over the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Via Hwy 92, This is one of the best over looks of the Canyon. There is a hiking trail that goes down to the river, I have not hiked down but I have stopped at...More

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The sign says allow for three hours. I made it in half that and I am no conditioned hiker. Stunning views, a very maintained trail with great bridges over the creek. Toilets at both ends. Best of all an incredibly awarding arrival lakeside at the...More

1  Thank TBoneStockholm
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Curecanti Creek is one of the prettiest trails in the Gunnison Valley. The trail descends 880 ft and much of that is next to the rushing water. There are multiple bridges that you cross and when you arrive at the river bed at the bottom...More

1  Thank Skye A
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Easy to get to two or three great overlooks here off Route 92. All ages can easily get outvy the overlooks. Dizzying views down into the canyon and the river. Spectacular!

Thank spicycouple22
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This beautiful hike is the best mix of ever-changing scenery in the Curecanti National Recreation Area and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park! The trail begins at the rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, with majestic views down into the canyon....More

3  Thank cwt2015
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We didn't do the trail but there are lovely walks to stroll and have great canyon views. Morrow Lake is beautiful. Love this area.

1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Because we were touring in mid-day heat, we did not tackle this trail, but I though readers might like to know that you can wander around Pioneer Point and hike out and back to two separate overlooks if you are not up for this amazing...More

1  Thank JulieCirlin
Reviewed 7 June 2014

It is beginning of June 2014 and Marrow Point tours are suspended because of runoffs but while hiking down on Curecanti Creek from Pioneer Point off route 92 be prepared for loud and spectacular show. It is amazing how this gentle and already beautiful stream...More

2  Thank Places
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Many people admire this canyon from the rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, but never make the forbidding-looking (and, in the park, generally dangerous) trek to the bottom. This trail off Route 92 east of the park, starting at Pioneer Point, will...More

4  Thank AnnArborMiBob
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