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Another piece of art by Mother Nature

This is definitely a sight to admire, these pinnacles sculptured by wind and rain for millions of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amnon F
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Stop and take a picture

It is on Highway 50. Take some extra time and enjoy the spectacular lake and surrounding nature... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Charles C
,
Montrose, Colorado
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Two-mile hiking trail takes visitors through dry mesa to the pinnacles, towering volcanic formations that dominate the Curecanti National Recreation Area's landscape.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice hike” (5 reviews)
“easy hike” (2 reviews)
“formations” (5 reviews)
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Gunnison, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely a sight to admire, these pinnacles sculptured by wind and rain for millions of years are beautiful. Together with the reservoir below this makes a real work of art. There is a dedicated view point with tremendous views and a short explanation...More

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is on Highway 50. Take some extra time and enjoy the spectacular lake and surrounding nature. The Pinnacles change with the light morning to night.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is an interesting rock formation across Blue Mesa Reservoir, but compared to all the great views in the Colorado mountains, this is minor league. I've driven past the Dillon Pinnacles hundreds of times over 40 years and still am not all that impressed. It...More

Thank CrawfordGene
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This hike was fairly easy and not very steep. My family and I stayed on the trail and the trail doesn't actually go all the way to the pinnacles. We crossed a fresh snowmelt creek. The sound was a welcome change from the sound of...More

Thank donna b
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Short 25 min drive from Gunnison. Beautiful views. Nice hike not a hard hike. Gorgeous Easter day. Wish I had brought my fly rod. To s of great fishing on the way back to town

Thank tomjuw
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stopped at the Dillon Pinnacles viewpoint every morning of our stay in the area to eat a picnic breakfast before heading out for our adventures. Spectacularly beautiful scenery and not to be missed!

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were able to see these from the road and from Blue Mesa Reservoir. They were spectacular from every angle. I brought home many pictures.

Thank ChristineHernandez
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is an easy hike; a few miles. Only about 300 ft. elevation gains; so easy, even for us Michiganders. Great views of the Blue Mesa and Dillon Pinacles. There is a pit toilet at the trailhead.

Thank MamaMona01
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The trailhead has restrooms and parking. Follow the ramp that leads to the water and you'll see the trailhead on the right. This is a really beautiful hike. It took me 40 minutes each way. The views are awesome and the top is really amazing....More

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 16 September 2016

There is a pull out with interesting information about the five (at least) distinct geological features during different time periods that can be seen when viewing The Dillion Pinnacles. Cool formations in rock & beautiful place to stop & rest for a bit...taking in the...More

Thank lyn729
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