Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Things To Do in Black Canyon

Winter Activities

Winter Activities Cross Country Skiing The South Rim Drive is not plowed during the winter months, allowing the road to become a ski trail. The drive is 6 miles (one way), and allows access to the overlooks. Park at the South Rim Visitor Center, located at Gunnison Point. Snowshoe Trekking The ...

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Things To Do

Rafting Due to the technical nature and numerous difficult portages, the Gunnison River through Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is not raftable. Rafting opportunities are available in the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area west of the National Park. Several outfitters offer guided raft trips on the Gunnison Gorge section ...

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Walking & Hiking

Hiking Trails Many trails pass by steep dropoffs, so be cautious and keep a close watch on children. Hikers should be aware that limited cattle grazing is permitted on the North Rim. Please keep cattle gates closed should you encounter them.   SOUTH RIM Rim Rock Nature Trail Moderate - 1 mile round trip As its ...

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