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Friendly ranger greeted me. Nice displays that tell you about the history of the canton. Nice view... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Upnorthtransplant1
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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Nature's Beauty

Friends of ours recommended this canyon when we visited Colorado and we are glad we went. Our drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DAVID W
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Gladewater, Texas
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Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly ranger greeted me. Nice displays that tell you about the history of the canton. Nice view from their deck as well.

Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends of ours recommended this canyon when we visited Colorado and we are glad we went. Our drive and visit were in rain, but we were able to see the park with a minimum of trouble. The drive into the park has numerous turnouts offering...More

Thank DAVID W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of reasons to stop here. Pick up information and recommendations from the Rangers, see the exhibits and short film of the Canyon, buy some things at the gift shop, as well as see some more great views of the Canyon after a short hike....More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a whim. We lived in Colorado Springs a long time ago and never knew this place existed. The lookouts were just amazing! Some were a little steep for my liking but it sure didn’t stop others from leering over the edges. Be...More

Thank Missy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical NP Visitor Center but it is manned by some extremely knowledgeable and helpful Rangers. The one item I wanted that was not available was a sticker of the park for my hiking stick Bring your own food, none available for purchase...More

Thank jwredlabel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For starters, we did not visit every pullout/vista. We visited the visitor center, the view spot there, and one additional pullout. I previewed this on Google Earth to see what it looked like, and most of the canyon looks the same from one location to...More

Thank F4981JCmichaels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park and small and simplistic visitor centre (not that it is a bad thing). Film shows every once in a while and def worth watching that.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Beautiful park. I am happy that I saw this park. roads were in good repair and the rangers were truly helpful. This park did not have a lot of visitors when I was there.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you are into geology, this is a must. Extremely interesting. There are lots of pull outs, short walks to the canyon walls. Can be hot in the summer months. May not be open in the winter do to snow.

Thank lovesporsches
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Exploring Colorado on a 10 day getaway after a wedding and drove past the National Park sign on the highway. I skidded to a stop made a u- Turn and spent the rest tof the day. The visitors center is a must, not only for...More

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