Over the years, points of interest in the region have included: * Almont Triangle State Wildlife Area (west of Tincup, Colorado) * Taylor River State Wildlife Area (west of Tincup, Colorado) * Taylor Park Reservoir (west of Tincup, Colorado) * Blue Mesa Reservoir (west of Gunnison, Colorado) * The Angel of Shavano (southeast of Tincup, Colorado) * San Isabel National Forest (east of Tincup, Colorado) * Gunnison Whitewater Park (west of Gunnison, Colorado) * Hartman Rocks Recreation Area (southwest of Gunnison, Colorado) * Curecanti National Recreation Area (southwest of Gunnison, Colorado) * Spring Creek Reservoir State Wildlife Area (west of Tincup, Colorado) * Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (west of Gunnison, Colorado)
The region is also home to a large number of
ski areas, including the first-rate ski resorts
at Aspen and Crested Butte. A trip to the
area would be incomplete without a visit to
one of the more than two dozen ghost towns
that are within an easy drive of Tincup.
Recreational opportunities near Tincup, Colorado
Camping, boating, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting,
windsurfing, hunting, hiking, fishing, ice fishing,
ice skating, dog sledding, picnicking, skiing,
snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing,
snowmobiling, mountain biking, backpacking, rock
climbing, photography, wildlife viewing, golfing,
hot air ballooning, bird watching, ATV riding
and horseback riding.
Wildlife found in the region
Deer, elk, bighorn sheep, bear, bobcat, Ringtail Cat,
mountain lion, antelope, moose, coyote, fox, marmot,
weasel, rabbit, otter, beaver, mink, skunk, badger,
squirrel, chipmunk, turkey, and prairie dog.
Anglers will find a variety of fish in area lakes
and streams, including Kokanee Salmon, Brook,
Brown, Cutthroat, Lake and Rainbow Trout.
Birding enthusiasts will find the area provides
refuge for the blackbird, chickadee, crane, crow,
dove, duck, eagle, falcon, finch, goose, gull,
Gunnison Sage-Grouse, hawk, heron, kinglet, lark,
magpie, meadowlark, nuthatch, owl, plover, robin,
sandpiper, sparrow, starling, swan, swift, thrush,
vireo, warbler, woodpecker, and the wren, among
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