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What a Stunning Place!

My wife and I fell in love with this National Park when we visited the South Rim on a Colorado... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Worthing, United Kingdom
How can something 60 miles long, and 1/2 mile deep feel 'intimate'?

Perhaps it's because you can get so close to the rim, that you can hang your toes over the side--if... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
St Paul MN
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

My wife and I fell in love with this National Park when we visited the South Rim on a Colorado / Utah / Arizona road trip 3 years ago, and determined then that if we got the opportunity we would one day visit the north...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Perhaps it's because you can get so close to the rim, that you can hang your toes over the side--if you dare! Or because the opposite side of this 1/2-mile deep gorge is so near, you can easily see climbers on the other side. From...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank SunnyStPaulMN
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This was fantastic. We drove here from Glenwood Springs (which is a drive that manages to be spectacular and relaxing, which is a nice combo) and couldn't believe how remote and empty it was. We parked at the ranger station and dropped off our $20...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

So many views of the area. There are places to hike..many photographic locations..parking is no problem. The other posters have really covered the area so there is little I can add.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MJGoldfarb
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Been there multiple times. Go to all the scenic overlooks. Spectacular scenery. Caution, monitor children very carefully and keep them next to you, Some cliff drops are over 2,000 feet.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Delmar G
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The whole areas is great if you like the outdoors. You can make the hikes as easy or as difficult as you like. The Visitors Center is very helpful and has good maps. Camping and RV spots are great but basic The overlook stops along...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 1234Col
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Black Canyon of the Gunnison is a national park in western Colorado in two sections - north and south rims. Although relatively close as the crow flies, it's about a 2 hour drive between the two rims. We visited the north rim, which is much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed June 30, 2018

As much fun as the south rim and the east portal road are, you must go to the north rim to truly appreciate the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Each major pull off from Rim Road has a relatively close viewing point where you can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank rodietraveler
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Driving to the North Rim from the south has beautiful scenery but the driver needs to drive slow & keep eyes on the road. It's curvy,steep, no guard rails (so they can plow in the winter) & deer. Glad we weren't on the outside lane...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed May 22, 2018

I haven't been the south rim but the north rim had awesome views within a short distance of the road. We weren't able to get a campsite but there is BLM land right outside the park. There is an easy 3 mi out and back...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank h2omusc
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