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Granite Basin Trail

  Put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail, if you happen to be in Gunnison County of Colorado, Granite Basin Trail is a great local trail for doing a bit of leg stretching. In Colorado you never run out of outdoors fun. It's a long drive from Edwards to Granite Basin Trail but hiking is such a fun thing to do and this is a great place to do that. Do set aside some time for Granite Basin while you're here at Granite Basin Trail. Get yourself into a kayak and
    hit Gunnison River, and if you're looking for some flowing water? Try Roaring Judy Creek. There are some delightful whitewater spots on East River; getting to Slumgullion Creek from Granite Basin Trail is easy. If you feel like a
little side trip, try Eccher Gulch, and Cement Creek Campground is a wonderful campground nearby. Here at Granite Basin Trail there are plenty of people from Crested Butte; Granite Basin Trail is a good place to visit for more than one day, Grasshopper Park Campground is a good place to camp nearby. If only every place had this much outdoors enjoyable things, what a great earth it would be. During the summer months highs here at Granite Basin Trail reach the  
70's, and during summer nights temperatures are in the 30's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 20's with temperatures at Granite Basin Trail dipping down into the-10's all through winter nights. Granite Basin Trail gets very little rain.

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These outdoors activities are available near Granite Basin Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Granite Basin Trail:
Cement Creek Campground, Gunnison County , 2 miles away
Almont Triangle State Wildlife Area, Gunnison , 5 miles away
Grasshopper Park Campground, Gunnison County , 6 miles away
Spring Creek Campground, Gunnison County , 6 miles away
One Mile - Gunnison National Forest, Delta , 6 miles away
 Whitewater Near Granite Basin Trail:
Gunnison River, Gunnison County , 7 miles away, Class II - 18 miles long (Almont to Blue Mesa Reservoir)
East River, Gunnison County , 14 miles away, Class IV - 0.75 miles long (Gothic Bridge to above Stupid Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Scenic River Tours, Gunnison County , 14 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Oh Be Joyful Creek, Gunnison County , 15 miles away, Class V - 1 miles long (Ankle Breaker to Beaver Ponds)
Taylor River, Gunnison County , 17 miles away, Class II-IV - 18 miles long (Taylor Park Reservoir to Almont)
 Public Lands Near Granite Basin Trail:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 24 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 24 miles away
Gunnison National Forest, Colorado , 30 miles away
San Isabel National Forest, Colorado , 36 miles away
Paonia State Park, Colorado , 36 miles away
 Hotels Near Granite Basin Trail:
Purple Mountain Bed Breakfas, Crested Butte , 10 miles away
WestWall Lodge, Crested Butte , 10 miles away
Elevation Hotel And Spa, Crested Butte , 11 miles away
Crested Butte Mt R, Crested Butte , 11 miles away
The Ruby Of Crested Butte, Crested Butte , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Granite Basin Trail
Lamphier Lake, Gunnison County , 18 miles away

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