Beneath Blue Mesa Reservoir Tour

Take a historical tour of the Gunnison River Valley west of town, imagining what was beneath Blue Mesa Reservoir before the dam was built in the early 1960s. Dave Primus leads this van tour with numerous stops and short walks, describing the history and telling the stories of early explorers and settlers in the valley.

Handouts are provided showing historical maps and pictures. Participants must be capable of walking one mile on a good trail. Bring a day pack containing water, snacks, wind/rain jackets and sun protection. Cost includes a sack lunch.

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30am to 4:30pm

University Center, Parking Lot
Gunnison, CO 81230

Event Type

Wednesday at Western

Cost

$60

Department
Extended Studies
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