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Jul 22, 2013 - Crawford S.P. & More

We have been busy beavers exploring this beautiful area of Colorado. Today we visited the tiny town of Hotchkiss, Colorado and Crawford, Colorado. Afterwards, we drove on to the Crawford State Park and enjoyed the beautiful view. We had never even heard of Hotchkiss until our Direct TV man came and helped us fine tune our satellite signal so we could get our high definition channels back in. He was born and raised in the tiny mountain town of Hotchkiss. He told us about a fair going on in the area too, so we decided to make a special trip...

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May 24, 2010 - Crawford State Park, CO

We stayed 11 days at Crawford Lake State Park near Crawford, CO. This park is very close to the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park (with a seperate entry). 26 May--We hiked the Indian Fire Nature Trail along the West side of Crawford lakeā€¦ A Great time was had by all. Wendy hike the Crystal Creek trail (in the Curecanti National Recreation Area). This was another great little hike that ended at a "scenic overlook of the black river canyon". It is actually an observation platform that overhangs the bank down to the river. So, you can...

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Aug 22, 2008 - North Rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison

August 22, 2008 In the morning we took the drive through Colorado National Monument. There were breath taking views of red rock canyons and hoo-doos, reminiscent of Bryce Canyon. We came out at the north entrance of the park in Grand Junction. From there we drove to The north entrance of Black Canyon of The Gunnison, taking RT 50 to Delta and then Rt 92 to Crawford. We drove 15 miles into the park some of it on dirt road. The North Rim of the park is more isolated then the south rim, but offers beautiful views of Black Canyon and is a rock...

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