Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park lies in the west side of central Colorado. The park contains about a quarter of canyon of the Gunnison River. The river loses a little over 30 feet of elevation per mile. The park contains a large variety of plant and wildlife including numerous types of trees and more than half a dozen large mammals.

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Info


Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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News

Phased Reopening of Black Canyon and Curecanti

National Park Service (NPS) staff at Curecanti National Recreation Area and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park are working with state and local health officials, and with NPS offices regionally and nationally, to plan for a phased reopening of both areas.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Beginning to Increase Recreational Access

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area are increasing recreational access and services.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Entering Phase II of Reopening

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is opening campgrounds. Please continue to learn more: The following facilities will be opening in Phase II

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Photos

Colorado in the Evening

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Colorado in the Evening

Black Canyon

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Black Canyon

Milky Way over the Black Canyon

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Milky Way over the Black Canyon

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, one of the absolute coolest places on the planet that I have seen.

This is from the Pulpit Rock overlook in the park, as the rising Milky Way became visible not long after sunset.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Colorado Vista

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Colorado Vista

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

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Pink Over Colorado

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Pink Over Colorado

Evening settles over the Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Canyon in Colorado

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Canyon in Colorado

contemplating the void

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contemplating the void

Goofing around as usual, but what better place to goof around?
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Summer 2014 2nd leg: "Getting High"

July 9: Stopping at every pullout at Black Canyon of the Gunnison's south rim; getting through Grand Junction unnoticed; setting up camp at Fisher Towers.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

On a hike @ Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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On a hike @ Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon

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Black Canyon

Black Canyon

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Black Canyon