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Interesting only for the history

A great trip to get here and not a lot to sea, but it is a residence for a great bunch of people... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Leland L
,
Frisco City, United States
Authentic Mining Town form the 1890's - Kind of a Ghost town

This is not an easy place to get to. You can go the back way, over the mountain that is travel... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Ms. Elizabeth C
,
Ware, United States
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Former ghost town now a Summer resort.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mirror lake” (7 reviews)
“ghost town” (10 reviews)
“general store” (4 reviews)
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Gunnison, CO
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A great trip to get here and not a lot to sea, but it is a residence for a great bunch of people. Not really wanting to be overrun with tourists. But be polite and they can be friendly.

Thank Leland L
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is not an easy place to get to. You can go the back way, over the mountain that is travel able only on foot or 4 wheelers from the ghost town of St Elmo, or the 'easy' way on the dirt roads from Crested...More

2  Thank Ms. Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Tin cup is overrun with off highway vehicles in summer, and is boarded up in winter. There is no shopping, no dining and I'm sure the seasonal residents would rather tourists stay away and leave them in peace and quiet as there is no commercial...More

Thank KB6CLA
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Drove up to Tin Cup to check out the town - the cafe was closed at the moment - wanted a T-shirt but nothing open....drove up to the lake and walked around to fish. Beautiful scenery.

1  Thank M F
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We drove through Tin Cup as we had heard some neat things about it. I have to say that if you're in the area, go there as it was a pretty cool little town. There really isn't much to see, it's an old town that...More

Thank PAJAY
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Not to much here that we saw. There is a nice lake just North of town that is nice. We was passing thru on ATV when we was here

Thank Joel c
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a trip we take every summer at least once, First the down side, ATV's the damn thing are everywhere kicking up dust and making noise, Other then that this is a favorite, We camp at Mirror Lake and then check out Taylor park...More

1  Thank Dean M
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tin Cup is a small town North East of Gunnison. It was more popular during the 50's and 60's for those wanting to have a mountain retreat. The is fishing and camping and people to talk to. But this area is over run with people...More

2  Thank BILL W
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

First stay here I stayed in Dan Tredway's cabin back in 2007, not long before he passed away. Great introduction to this old mining town. The cabins are all pretty rustic in this area, and very off the beaten path. The road in from Highway...More

Thank jerekson
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautiful views and a feel for how it looked in the 1800's with preserved cabins and graveyard. Don't miss Mirror Lake.

2  Thank Kathleen Theodo... G
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Response from Dan Z | Reviewed this property |
The most important advice I can give is to have a vehicle that has a very high clearance and a good set of tires, oh, and a good spare! Most 4WD rentals companies have jeeps that will work. Try a google search on: 4WD... More
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