• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Preschool

Feathers or Fur?

Using stories and role-playing, children learn the differences between mammals and birds. (30 minutes)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit Activities (215k pdf)






Trees - Fall/Winter/Spring

Through role-playing children learn how trees grow, then build a forest including the animals that use trees for protection, homes, and food. (30 minutes)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit Activities (353k pdf)

Did You Know?

Peregrine falcon

Black Canyon is home to the fastest bird in the world, the Peregrine falcon. Scientists estimate that Peregrines can reach speeds of over 200 mph in an aerial dive.