Summer Recreation in Crested Butte CO

There’s a reason you’re drawn to Crested Butte. We understand; they’re the same reasons that we have chosen to make it our home.  In addition to world-class winter recreation, Crested Butte offers incredible outdoor summer recreation too! Including hiking, camping, running, biking, rafting, rock climbing, golfing, fishing, and more! Living in Crested Butte is a lifestyle! Explore the world-class activities our community has to offer.

National Parks & Recreation Areas

Our national parks offer incredible hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, running, backpacking, camping, and fishing opportunities. Check out our recommendations below for details on trails, camp sites, fishing sites, and more.


Gunnison Nordic Trails

The goal of Gunnison Nordic is to provide high quality groomed cross-country trails close to the city of Gunnison and to sponsor events and activities that promote Nordic Skiing in the area.

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Other Summer Adventures

In addition to the variety of trails and water adventures available in Crested Butte, some other local favorites are boating, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, golf, horse back riding, dirt biking, ATV and Jeep rides! Check out some of our recommendations below.

Boating, Whitewater Rafting, & Fishing

OHV (Off Highway Vehicles) - Dirt Biking, ATV's, & Jeeps