Crawford has a small downtown section, with a few restaurants, shops and a post office. There’s not any gas after this if heading south on 92. The town is surrounded by big mountains and national forests.
Crawford State Park – Large, scenic park offers recreation galore. It’s centered around an alpine lake, open to boating, fishing and swimming.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison (North Rim) – Only a twenty minute drive from town will lead you to unmatched views and landscapes. Take a drive high above the canyon, and camp, rock climb, or hike.
- Crawford State Park has 45 campsites around Crawford Reservoir, some with electric hookup.
- North Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is a short drive from town. There are 13 campsites in a Pinyon Juniper Forest, open spring to fall.
- Crawford Reservoir offers fishing year round, with ice fishing in the winter.
- Black Canyon of the Gunnison has a number of hiking trails.
Things To Do near Crawford