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Cimarron River
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Cimarron River Gorge
Physical characteristics
Main source Confluence of East Fork and Middle Fork
9,022 ft (2,750 m)
River mouth Confluence with Gunnison River
6,755 ft (2,059 m)
Basin features
Progression GunnisonColorado

The Cimarron River is a 22.0-mile-long (35.4 km) tributary that joins the Gunnison River in Curecanti National Recreation Area near Cimarron, Colorado. The river's source is the confluence of two forks near Silver Jack Reservoir in the Uncompahgre National Forest.

A Denver & Rio Grande Western narrow gauge trestle is located near the confluence of the Cimarron and the Gunnison.

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