• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado


Gunnison Tunnel Opening
The official opening of the Gunnison Tunnel by President Taft at the West Portal, 1909.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Almeron Newman, Library of Congress

Did You Know?

Upper Black Canyon/Morrow Point Reservoir

The Black Canyon stretches far beyond the 14 miles within the national park. Including the canyon within Curecanti National Recreation Area and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, the total length is 53 miles.