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Breath taking views

Very much worth the stop. You will enjoy the depth of the canyon. Great picture spot. The story... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Placitas, New Mexico
A great stopping point on a scenic drive through the park

Pulpit Rock Overlook is located in Black Canyon of The Gunnison National Park. This scenic overlook... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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This scenic point offers dramatic views of the surrounding area.
Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Very much worth the stop. You will enjoy the depth of the canyon. Great picture spot. The story behind the name is fun

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CavemanHHH
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Pulpit Rock Overlook is located in Black Canyon of The Gunnison National Park. This scenic overlook offers spectacular and terrifying views of the deep canyon and river below. The river flows peacefully below, the hills are dotted with a variety of greenery and the steep...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Pulpit Rock Overlook is one of the best view points to see bottom of Canyon and River. Short and easy walk from parking lot.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank webbfoot
Reviewed October 7, 2018

There are a number of stops along South Rim road. Most require a short hike to get to the best viewing area. According to the Ranger, if you have the option, the lighting makes the views from the nearer viewpoints best seen later in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed September 3, 2018

OK, so I am enchanted by the canyon and I see all overlooks and points as fantastic.... so, do not trust my reviews.... go there and confront me and tell me that I am wrong...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The rocks here are a deep grey black in colour. Most of the other parks around the area are quite different. This park is worth while visiting because it is so different. Pulpit Rock has a great outlook and you can see the river below....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1234Col
Reviewed July 31, 2018

All of the view points on South Rim Road are worth your while. So don't miss any of them. Take your time and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank traveladdict3500
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Great views from this lookout point. This one is accessible on the south rim, $20 entrance fee for a car to the NP, and this is on the western side of the road. Different times of the day give you different pictures due to shadows...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank The-Randall-Clan
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I couldn't stop starring down at the river. We stayed here a little longer than some of the other viewpoints maybe because it was a beautiful day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We visited this canyon while vacationing in Gunnison and spent a few hours here. It's not like some of the other canyons and national parks where you can spend days. But, if you are in the area, don't miss it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dave M
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