Congress has also designated the park lands below the canyon rims for additional protection within the National Wilderness Preservation System.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT PLAN
VISITOR USE STUDY
WILDERNESS AND BACKCOUNTRY MANAGEMENT PLAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
NOTE: The public comment period ended on October 27, 2011.
Did You Know?
Poison ivy is abundant at the bottom of Black Canyon. It can grow over 5 feet tall along the Gunnison River.