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Description: High altitude point from which to view the canyon.

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Stop at Tomichi Point, then stop here!

Gunnison Point is more open, the rocks are as steep but sort of less jagged, more sheer walls. It's not to be missed if you're in Black Canyon. As I've reviewed for Tomichi Point... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Gunnison Point is more open, the rocks are as steep but sort of less jagged, more sheer walls. It's not to be missed if you're in Black Canyon. As I've reviewed for Tomichi Point and Black Canyon previously: this is a great destination if you have less time or smaller kids and don't want to delve into the Grand Canyon... More 

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Sibrina Czech republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This point is close to visitor centre,just a few steps down.From this point you can see directly to the deep on the river Gunnison.Nice views to the canyon.

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stopped here as part of my cross country road trip, it was fantastic. I took beautiful pictures and it was a really nice day. I did not hike much of the trails because they are "rough" and I was not prepared to do a lot of hiking in the middle of summer. It would be a pretty awesome place... More 

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Jenks, OK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Extremely challenging hiking and not recommended for the average hiker. No established trail and lots of loose rock and boulders. Wear a helmet and protective gear. Not good for large groups as it is so steep that boulders often don't stop. Check with the park ranger.... I love hiking but this one has hazards beyond your control, especially with multiple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The Black Canyon provides spectacular views and is a fascinating place for the entire family. Some parts of it remind me alot of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. This is rugged country - don't expect river access in the park. Recommended for an afternoon tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

This was just a beautiful place. Lots of scenery and animals. Great trails to hike. Will defiantly go back!

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