Mountains. Streams. Blue Skies. Crisp Air. Experience Gunnison Country.
At an altitude of 7,700 feet, Western's campus among the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Gunnison, is beautiful and inspiring- this valley is a destination for a different kind of lifestyle. You'll find many ways to spend your free time in this breathtaking and rugged alpine playground.
Only minutes from campus are outstanding golf courses, world-class fishing, a whitewater park perfect for kayaking, and the largest lake in the state.
The spotlight attractions include Curecanti National Recreation Area, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Hartman Rocks Recreation area, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Crested Butte historic district and ski area and access to acres of national forest to enjoy.Through the Center for Executive Development at Western State College of Colorado, you will have an unmatchable opportunity to extend your academic experience beyond the classroom. Our environment in the Colorado Rocky Mountains is beautiful, inspiring and motivating.