Three Rivers Resort & Outfitting
130 County Road 742
Open: Open from Apr 15 through Nov 15
Number of Sites: 67
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Three Rivers Resort is located in the historic town of Almont, Colorado with the first cabins dating back to the late 1800′s. The resort sits on the Taylor River which merges with the East River to form the Gunnison River, just a short walk away. Blue skies, high mountains, and crystal clear trout-filled waters make the location the ideal getaway. The Gunnison National Forest is literally in the backyard and are located just a short drive from both Gunnison and Crested Butte.
Lodge rooms are hotel-style rooms above our general store with full baths and kitchenettes.
Cabins are available in sizes from a small room to 4 bedrooms. All have full kitchens, baths and grills.
Vacation homes and loft apartments are more spacious, have laundry facilities and all the comforts of home.
Three Rivers Smokehouse
General Store with groceries, gas and gifts
Paddle shop, bait and tackle, and complete Orvis fly shop
Fishing licenses, hunting licenses and OHV permits for out of state OHV’s
Private fishing on the Taylor River for guests only (catch and release)
Central WiFi near the main store
Playgrounds, Horseshoes, Volleyball, kids fishing pond
Take U.S. Highway 50 to Gunnison, Colorado – then take State Highway 135 North to Almont – turn right at Taylor Canyon Road (County Road 742) toward Taylor Reservoir. Three Rivers Resort is located immediately after crossing the Taylor River, 1/4 mile off State Highway 135.
From Denver Airport:
Follow I-70 West to the west side of Denver. Take C-470 South toward Colorado Springs. Take the exit for Highway 285 towards Fairplay. Follow all the way to where it dead ends in Johnson Village (just outside of Buena Vista). Turn left/south on 285 and follow 30 minutes to another dead end in Poncha Springs. Turn right/west on Highway 50 towards Gunnison via Monarch Pass. In Gunnison, take a right/north at the first traffic light, Main Street/Hwy 135. From here follow the directions from Gunnison (above).
From Colorado Springs:
Follow Highway 24 west through Woodland Park, Florissant, and Hartsel until it merges with Highway 285. Turn left/south and follow all the way to where it dead ends in Johnson Village (just outside of Buena Vista). Turn left/south on 285 and follow 30 minutes to another dead end in Poncha Springs. Turn right/west on Highway 50 towards Gunnison via Monarch Pass. In Gunnison, take a right/north at the first traffic light, Main Street/Hwy 135. From here follow the directions from Gunnison (above).
Cottonwood Pass Summer Option:
In the summer months, Cottonwood Pass is almost always passable. Whether coming from Denver or Colorado Springs, when you reach Johnson Village, turn right/north towards Buena Vista on Highway 24. Take a left at the main traffic light toward Cottonwood Pass. The road will be paved all the way to the top and then unpaved on the other side. This road is well maintained but narrow with many hairpin turns. There will be sections of washboard conditions and often potholes to avoid. Follow all the way until it ends at Taylor Reservoir. Turn left toward Gunnison and follow the road around the reservoir and eventually into Taylor Canyon. This is County Rd. 742 and winds for about 23 miles to Three Rivers Resort on your left right before you reach Highway 135.
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