Montrose is one of the larger mountain towns on the Western Slope. It’s still a small town, but there’s plenty of commercial options for eating, shopping and dining. Depending on who you ask, it’s pronounced either “mon-trose” or “mont-rose”. Most people use the former.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison – The entrance to the South Rim is located only about 10 miles from downtown. This national park offers year round recreation and sightseeing.
- South Rim of the B.C.G. has several campgrounds close to town.
- Fly fishing and artificial lures are permitted in the Gunnison River in the national park.