• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Ninth-Twelfth Grades

Black Canyon-ology (Field Trip) Join our rangers as we explore the geology and history of the Black Canyon. This field trip can be offered on either the North or South Rim of the Black Canyon. (3-4 hours)

Lesson Plan


Boating and Water Safety - This lesson, based on the Colorado Boating Safely course, discusses water and boating safety. (90 minutes)

Note: This lesson does not certify students to legally operate a powerboat in Colorado.

Did You Know?

The Dragons of Painted Wall

The Painted Wall is the highest cliff in Colorado. From river to rim it stands 2250 feet (685 meters), and is 1000 feet (304 meters) taller than the Empire State Building.