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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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THE VISITOR VIEWPOINT IS A MUST DO

This will likely be your first stop and it is a grand view! You take a short walk out back down some stairs to what is like a balcony over this magnificent canyon. It's so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This will likely be your first stop and it is a grand view! You take a short walk out back down some stairs to what is like a balcony over this magnificent canyon. It's so impressively grand. They also have a trailhead there should you wish to explore further. The rangers inside are super friendly!

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Hartsburg, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The only good thing about the visitor center is the walkway down to the overlook. It's really just a gift shop. They do play a movie that runs every half hour but we didn't have time and it lasts about half an hour.

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Conway, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is well worth seeing. I was reminded of this again on this trip with my wife since I have been here many times, but this was her first visit. I am always impressed with the vistas, but her first look at them reminded me how wonderful this treasure is and how sad it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visitor Center has good movie, displays, and amazing views. The ranger was very patient with junior ranger questions. The short walk to the viewpoint was special. Be sure to also visit the other viewpoints of the park, especially Chasm View and nearby Painted Wall. Gods creations and wonders. Park pass gains free entry.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gift shop, tons of information and park rangers to help you plan your visit. The gift shop has a lot packed into a small space! We were able to find shirts for us and gifts to bring back home for the family. Park Rangers were very helpful and kind. The visitor's center has a couple of hiking trails right by... More 

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Newport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

They had park rangers available to answer questions. They offer free tours. Nice view of the Black Canyon. Well worth the trip.

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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

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 8 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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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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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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