• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Eighth Grade

The Active Earth (Field Trip)

This unit highlights the dynamic geological processes that shaped this area. Students learn how scientists study the earth's history through physical evidence and determine the changes over time. (3 hours)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit & In Park Activities (221k pdf)

Did You Know?


There are no poisonous snakes at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Nighttime temperatures are too cold for many species of snakes and amphibians.