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Colorado is one of the most spectacular and scenic areas of anywhere in the world. Naturally Colorado has an amazing collection of national parks and monuments, recreation areas and state parks. Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch is centrally located to a number of great National Parks and Monuments, all within an easy driving distance. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is very nearby and may be the most spectacular of all our parks, with the narrow gorge and steep canyon walls.
Mesa Verde National Park offers a glimpse back into history and the amazing cultures that once inhabitated this area.
Located right next to Grand Junction is the Colorado National Monument , which offers the first taste of southern Utah with red rock formations.
An often over-looked park is the Great Sand Dunes National Park. These are some of the largest sand dunes in North American, being created by just the right location of mountains and strong winds. An amazing and fun park to visit!
Black Canyon Overlook
Mesa Verde NP
Colorado National Monument
Great Sand Dunes National Park
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison
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CITY OF GUNNISON
Gunnison is nearest community to Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch. This is the place to come for groceries, gas and other supplies. The downtown area is thriving with restaurants, galleries and boutique shops. It is also home to Western State Colorado University.
Crested Butte historical roots are still visible in this cool mountain town at the north end of Gunnison Valley. Home to the Crested Butte Ski Area this area is known for excellent winter skiing and summer outdoor activities. It is only about an hour from our resort and a nice way to spend a summer afternoon.
Taylor Reservoir offers a great place for fishing and boating. It is an easy drive from our resort and goes through the very scenic Talyor Canyon. Lots to do in the area and scenic loop drives back to Gunnison.
Gunnison Cattleman's Day Rodeo - Early July. Enjoy a real Old West Rodeo! More Info
Crested Butte Arts Festival - Early Aug. One of the best arts festivals in Colorado! More Info
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival - Early July. Workshops and activities for the wildflower lover. More Info
No matter what direction you go in from Blue Mesa Ranch you will find plenty of incredible mountain country to explore. Whether you are hiking, on horseback, 4-wheeling and ATV you will not be disappointed!
Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch