High Water Expected Through Black Canyon of the Gunnison
High water releases from Crystal Dam are expected throughout late May and into June. Peak water flow is predicted to approach 8,000 cubic feet per second through the main gorge of Black Canyon. The river will be fast, cold, deep, and irregular. More »
Annual Climbing Closure
The annual climbing closure to protect nesting raptors has been updated as of June 25, 2014. More »
Did You Know?
Before the creation of 3 dams upstream of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the Gunnison River was as much as 5 times more powerful than it is today.