The South Rim Road is open to the Visitor Center, but the remainder of the road is closed to allow for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The North Rim and East Portal Roads are closed for the season.
A Watershed In Action
Before scheduling this program, please call a NPS Education Specialist at (970) 641-2337 x203 to discuss details. (60 minutes)
Pre/Post Activities (233k pdf)
The Plight of the Gunnison Sage Grouse
Pre/Post Activities (131k pdf)
Did You Know?
The Gunnison River through Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park drops at an average of 95 feet per mile. By comparison, the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park drops an average of 7.5 feet per mile.