Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

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Visit Gunnison Natural Park to see the deepest part of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Some spots only get 33 minutes of sunlight a day. The jagged and dramatic cliffs formed millions of years ago when two volcanic islands collided. Take a scenic drive on U.S. Route 50 or 92, which offers views of the canyon walls along the rim. If you're an experienced climber, spend some time on the craggy walls, or watch others tackle the challenge. Hiking to the canyon floor is also an option, but keep in mind that the trails are rough and not maintained. Poison ivy grows along the trails, so long sleeves and tall hiking boots are recommended. Plan to visit Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park during your Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park vacation using our convenient Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary maker.
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  • Wonderful park! Exclamation Point trail on the North Rim highly suggested! However, with all the smoke from the current wildfires in Colorado, we also decided to take the East Portal Road to the...  more »
  • This is a BEAUTIFUL park. Its not on everyone's bucket list of national parks which made it nice because it wasn't packed with tourists. We got there at the perfect time for the sun to illuminate...  more »
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  • Expect astonishing views from Nature. One of the best experience and a unique landscape. If you expect BLACK colored canyons then beware its not black canyon due to black colored canyons. Its black canyon because few of the canyons are too narrow to pass the light and obviously they are dark. Recommendation is to get down at each spot and take the trail to the View Point. Although, you might find all points are same but its a beautiful experience in itself. 😊 Don't forget to Fill up your Gas Tank. Carry snacks and water with you. Stay Hydrated. P. S. You have to pay 20$ per Car to enter the area. It will take almost 2-4hrs to visit all points. Happy Exploring.
  • Beautiful place. Fantastic camping in the lower region. You have to carry your camp gear into the sites closest to the river; but the shade and beauty is by & far the best campsite I have ever visited.

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