Almont and Taylor Canyon Area
Almont and Taylor Canyon are home of the Taylor river, which has some of the best fly fishing in the state of Colorado. Almont, Colorado is located on Highway 135 in between Crested Butte and Gunnison. It is on the confluence of the East River and Taylor River which forms to become the Gunnison River. Almont has multiple fly fishing shops, whitewater rafting guides, a few restaurants and small cabin lodging. The Taylor Canyon extends from Almont up to the Taylor Reservoir. There are a ton of outdoor activities to participate in the Taylor Canyon area including world class fly fishing, rafting, camping, mountain biking (Doctors Park Trail) and rock climbing. Also up the Taylor Canyon area is the summer resort of Harmel’s which include rental cabins, horseback riding, a restaurant, private fly fishing and other family activities. Also up Taylor Canyon is Spring Creek Road which is home of Spring Creek with small to medium cabins on it.
The houses in the Almont and Taylor Canyon areas range from exquisite world class fishing lodges to quaint mountain cabins to small rental cabins that are now being sold individually. Most of the homes are log and cabin style. The Almont and Taylor Canyon areas are a great place if you are an outdoors person who likes the convenience of world class fly fishing nearby.