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Address: Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Description: Excellent information in a wonderful log building.

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Great place.

This place is amazing. If you are in the area, it is a must see. The views are awesome and breathtaking. We went on a motorcycle. If you are not comfortable with sharp turns and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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North Vernon, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing. If you are in the area, it is a must see. The views are awesome and breathtaking. We went on a motorcycle. If you are not comfortable with sharp turns and very steep hills do not venture here. If you do, it is well worth it.

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Fort Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

It was the most difficult ranger program yet! Challenging, but learned a lot! Even saw a deer feeding right out side the visitor center. He looked at us and returned to eating.

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Charles City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was very hot the day we visited and there was no air conditioning in the center. Snacks were limited.

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Longmont
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a beautiful place to see an amazing canyon. The vistas are breathtaking. There are many pull-outs to make sure you see it from every angle. This is also a pleasant place to bird watch.

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Covington, Georgia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Make sure you stop here before exploring the canyon. I spent around 30 minutes getting the know the history and how the canyon was formed.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Stopped here on our way into the park. The Rangers were awesome, friendly helpful, informative. Our daughters got their junior ranger booklets from ranger Mike and we got I formation about hikes. They have a nice little gift shop and a good movie about the park. Definitely stop here on your way into the park.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The NPS Rangers are so knowledgeable and helpful here. The displays are interesting and well done. The video gives great information on the creation of the canyon and river below. There's a really good overlook that's very accessible.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great for the whole family! Spectacular views of the canyon. We went over spring break. Short hikes to each look out point. Give 2-3 hours if you want to hit all the look outs. CAn bring your lunch and enjoy the picnic areas. Our kids were 14 and 15 and really enjoyed the beauty of the Canyon.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Take the wonderful drive and stop at the different viewpoints to see spectacular scenery. Guides on hand to explain and share their knowledge. Great picnic spots. Need at least 3 hours to explore here.

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San Jose, California
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135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stop there before you see the canyon drive. Very informative displays and video. Staff was helpful but it's a pretty simple park to figure out. One thing that would extend the visit is hiking but I didn't do any so can't recommend.

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Address: Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

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