Along the way from Lake City to Silverton you’ll encounter as many as seven ghost towns and many old ruins. On any given summer day, you’re likely to see a dozen or so cars parked at the site with folks wandering around taking photos at the buildings on site.
All 8 major river basins dropped 2 to 7 percent due to the very warm temperatures over the past week.
The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show parts of Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year.
The body of a former Grand Junction Fire Department chief was found in the Gunnison River on Friday.
If there’s one thing that’s clear on the canyon-riven, earthen upheaval known as the Uncompahgre Plateau, it’s that there’s no direct route to anywhere.
Colorado waterways are still running pretty strong, even this late in the summer. A group of Girl Scouts and some of their parents were kind enough to let a CBS4 crew tag along for a day in a canoe.
A ride down the Gunnison River gives visitors a stunning view of the Black Canyon from water level, courtesy a boat called “Curecata Two.”