Gunnison River

The Gunnison River is a tributary of the Colorado River, 164 miles (264 km) long, in the Southwest state of Colorado. It is the fifth largest tributary of the Colorado River, with a mean flow of 4320 ft³/s (122 m³/s).

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North Fork Gunnison River
... The North Fork Gunnison River (locally known as the North Fork) is a tributary of the Gunnison River, 33.5 miles (53.9 km) long, in southwestern Colorado in the United States ... It is formed in the mountains of northwestern Gunnison County by the confluence of Muddy Creek and Anthracite Creek ... It joins the Gunnison in eastern Delta County downstream from the Black Canyon between Delta and Hotchkiss ...
Gunnison River - Engineering
... Part of the river's water is diverted to irrigate the Uncompahgre Valley via the 5 miles (8 km) long Gunnison Tunnel, which was built between 1905 and 1909 ... Dams on the river include Blue Mesa Dam, Morrow Point Dam, and Crystal Dam ...
U.S. Route 50 In Colorado - Route Description - Western Slope
... Near mile marker 15 the Colorado River adjoins Interstate 70 and runs nearby for the next 16 miles (26 km) ... Route 50 detaches itself from Interstate 70 Business Loop, crosses the Colorado River and travels as an expressway, though suburban Grand Junction ... Mesa, the highway descends into the community of Whitewater and the Gunnison River valley ...
Gunnison, Colorado - Activities - Summer
... Activities during the summer in Gunnison include fishing on the Gunnison River, Tomichi Creek and Blue Mesa Reservoir ... rent a raft in Almont and drift 10 miles (16 km) down the Gunnison River to the town of Gunnison ... Below the Hwy 50 bridge on the Gunnison river is the kayak park ...
Lower Lake Fork Valley, Colorado
... The Lake Fork of the Gunnison River begins in high mountains in the western region of the U.S ... City, it enters the Lake Fork Canyon, and at the north end of the canyon, joins the Gunnison River just before it enters the Gunnison River canyon ... this discussion, we will consider the lower Lake Fork Valley to be that part of the river between Lake City and the canyon ...

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