Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Overview / Map of Black Canyon

In A Nutshell

Frequently Asked Questions What is the difference between the South Rim and North Rim? The South Rim has more services, facilities and overlooks, and provides better views of the Painted Wall. The North Rim is accessed via a gravel road, has no visitor center, but does provide better views into the ...

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Planning Your Visit

Things To Know Before You Come: SAFETY ON THE RIM Never throw anything from the rim into the canyon! Even a small stone can be fatal to hikers or climbers below. Stay on trails and supervise children closely. Weathered rock makes rim edges hazardous, and many places have no guardrails. ACCESSIBILITY The following ...

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Visitor Information for the Gunnison

VISITOR CENTERS   South Rim Visitor Center:   Stop at the South Rim Visitor Center for additional information, exhibits, introductory film, publications and Junior Ranger program for kids.   Help preserve the Black Canyon for future generations. Please don't pick the flowers, feed or approach wildlife, or disturb natural features.   Winter Hours:   The South Rim Visitor Center ...

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