• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

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August 27, 2014
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Wilderness
Walks, talks, and special programs are being held at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park on Sept. 3, 2014 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

August 06, 2014
Lost Hikers Found in Good Condition
Three hikers lost in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison were found near the Gunnison River on the Warner Route. They were in good condition and walked out the next morning with park rangers.

July 21, 2014
2013 Economic Impact Report
The report on the economic impact of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area, as well as all National Park Service units, has been released.

June 27, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft Prohibition
Press release announcing prohibition of unmanned aircraft in National Park Service units

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.