Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Black Canyon, White Winter, Mountains of Fun

February 19, 2010, 11:56 am
Visit Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park this winter for an enchanted experience. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is one of the most unique and beautiful places in the country. During the winter, the park is incredibly quite and tranquil, giving winter visitors a truly enchanted experience. Located ...

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Black Canyon Celebrates 10th Anniversary as National Park

October 21, 2009, 7:49 am
Getting the Black Canyon designated as a national park was a long and difficult journey, but many of those who fought to protect the canyon were on hand Saturday to mark the tenth anniversary of that achievement.A leading champion of the bill that created the park, former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, joined former ...

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‘A river runs through’: Black Canyon National Park hosts celebration of park and Gunnison Gorge NCA formation

October 12, 2009, 7:37 am
It was 10 years ago that the Black Canyon of the Gunnison transformed into a national park, giving it a status that would bring thousands of people throughout the world to visit its spectacular gorges for recreation, education and solitude.Though the Black Canyon has been protected since the 1930s ...

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Prescribed Burn Planned at Black Canyon National Park

May 1, 2009, 10:09 am
Federal fire officials from the Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit are planning a prescribed burn this spring on the North Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. The goal is to re-introduce fire into the ecosystem, reduce hazardous fuels, and improve wildlife habitat in the Grizzly ...

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Snowshoe Walks, Winter Night Sky Programs Set at Black Canyon National Park

January 28, 2009, 7:44 am
Enjoy a snowshoe trek or learn more about the night sky through a couple of free programs at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National ...

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