Gunnison River Rafting – Gunnison Town Run

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Gunnison River – Gunnison Town Run White Water Rafting Description:

Close to Crested Butte, Almont and Gunnison, the Town Run is short and mild float through beautiful mountain scenery. Sandstone cliffs watch over the river in the distance as you make your way through meadows, a few mild rapids and the Gunnison River Whitewater Park.

Find the Gunnison River in Colorado

Recommended Trips on Gunnison Town Run – Gunnison River:

Trip Name:
Half & Full Day
Sections Included:
Town Run
Outfitter:
Scenic River Tours
Learn More:
www.scenicrivertours.com; 970.641.3131

Gunnison River – Gunnison Town Run Whitewater Rafting Details:

Difficulty: Class I-II (What does this mean?)
Elevation: 8005′ to 7572′
Average Gradient: 23.3′ per mile

Access to Access

Almont to North Bridge: 10 miles
North Bridge to Twin Bridges: 5.0 miles
Twin Bridges to McCabe’s Lane: 3.6 miles
Total Mileage: 18.6 miles

GPS Coordinates to Gunnison Town Run Access Points – Gunnison River:

  • Almont Access: 38.663581,-106.847904
  • North Bridge Access: 38.581109,-106.922261
  • Twin Bridges Access: 38.533123,-106.950365
  • Mc Cabes Lane Access: 38.518695,-106.995506

Cities Near the Gunnison Town Run Section:

  • Almont, Crested Butte & Gunnison

Information for Gunnison River Self-Guided Boaters:

The Gunnison River (Gunnison Town Run) is managed by the Bureau of Land Management out of Gunnison, CO.

  • Boating Permit Required: NO
  • Permit Details: No fee of any kind is required to float the river, but you do need to buy a pass to use the BLM managed and private access sites.
  • River Manager: U.S Bureau of Land Management – Gunnison Field Office
    650 South 11th Street, Gunnison, CO 81230
    970.642.4940 ~ www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/gfo.html

Shuttles:
Please contact the river manager (above) for information on shuttles.

Colorado Rafting River Guide:

Colorado Rafting River Guide
Check out our detailed information about the rivers you can raft across Colorado.

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