Area Information

Development
Gunnison County was created on March 9, 1877.  It encompasses 3,239 square miles. 78% of Gunnison County is federal land owned by the United States Forest Service (USFS) (1,220,035 acres), Bureau of Land Management (BLM) (355,350 acres), and Curecanti National Recreation Area (40,000 acres), a total of 2,526 square miles.

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