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Pulpit Rock Overlook

Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Description: This scenic point offers dramatic views of the surrounding area.
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Chula Vista, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We visited with 6 small children 2-8 yrs. old. At the time there was a ranger on duty to answer questions about the overlook and the park. As some of our kids were working towards their Jr. Ranger badges during our day and a half visit, some of the kids got really friendly and asked a lot of questions, which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

A sheer drop to the Gunnison River below and low barriers make this a place I wouldn't want to lose my balance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This gives you a superb view of the canyon right down to the floor. Safety rails but not wheelchair accessible. Step carefully.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

In my opinion this is the prime place from which to view this natural wonder of a canyon. In addition to the photos you'll take from the overlook, don't forget to get one back toward the overlook itself from terra firma to show your friends, so they can say, "Wow, you really stood there?!?" Actually it's not at all scary,... More

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