Travelers are voting Blue Mesa Reservoir, Lake San Cristobal and Morrow Point Reservoir as the best of 5 lakes near Gunnison. There are 3 lakes near Salida a city just 30 km from Gunnison and 4 lakes near Ridgway which is 36 km distant. The most popular of these are Antero Reservoir near Salida and Blue Mesa Reservoir in Ridgway. You can find 53 lakes in Colorado and 2105 lakes in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Colorado is Barker Meadow Reservoir and Lake Superior is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Gunnison.