Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
National Park Service
Big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time, Black Canyon of the Gunnison exposes you to some of the steepest cliffs, oldest rock, and craggiest spires in North America. With two million years to work, the Gunnison River, along with the forces of weathering, has sculpted this vertical wilderness of rock, water, and sky.
Camping, Lodging and Day UseBlack Canyon of the Gunnison NP South Rim Campground
Address:National Park Service
102 Elk Creek
Phone: (970) 641 2337
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located approximately 250 miles southwest of Denver.
South Rim: 15 miles east of Montrose, via U.S. Highway 50 and CO Highway 347
There is no bridge between the north and south rims of the canyon. Allow two to three hours to drive from one side to the other.