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Crystal is a ghost town located in Gunnison County, United States. , Colorado.

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Crystal is a ghost town located in Gunnison County, Colorado, in the United States. It is situated in the Elk Mountains and can be accessed via a four-wheel-drive road that is 6 miles east of Marble and 20 miles northwest of Crested Butte. Crystal was established in 1881 as a mining camp and was abandoned by 1917 after several decades of robust existence. Today, it is a popular tourist destination, with many buildings still standing and mining remnants scattered around. The old Crystal Mill, which was built in 1893 as the Sheep Mountain powerhouse, is one of the most sought-after photographs for history buffs and explorers alike. The region is an outdoor paradise, tucked between the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness to the north and the Raggeds Wilderness to the south, offering prime hiking, biking, fishing, ATVs, and other recreational activities

 

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