• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Parkcast: South Rim Tour

These 48 episodes provide a complete tour of the South Rim overlooks. Listen to the roar of the river below, watch the wildlife (both animal and human), and learn about the physical and cultural history as you visit the park.

Each of the 12 overlooks has 4 stories covering geology, life science, history and recreation. Each story has 2 video file types available below: wmv and mp4.

Viewing Instructions:
wmv:
These files play best on Windows operating systems using Windows Media Player (320x240, 400kbps).
mp4: These files play best on Mac operating systems using Apple Quicktime (320x240, 300kbps).

Downloading Instructions:
Windows:
Right click on wmv file and select Save Target As or Save Link As.
Mac: Click on mp4 file. After image has opened in Quicktime, go to File - Save As.

IPOD USERS:
These episodes are available as free Podcasts at the iTunes Store.

 
Tomichi Point Parkcast

TOMICHI POINT
Geology: wmv» (5.8MB) mp4» (6.1MB)
History: wmv» (8.2MB) mp4» (8.8MB)
Life Science: wmv» (9.9MB) mp4» (10.2MB)
Recreation: wmv» (8MB) mp4» (8.2MB)

 
Gunnison Point Parkcast

GUNNISON POINT
Geology: wmv» (4MB) mp4» (4.6MB)
History: wmv» (8.1MB) mp4» (8.5MB)
Life Science: wmv» (6.2MB) mp4» (6.7MB)
Recreation: wmv» (9.7MB) mp4» (10.3MB)

 
Pulpit Rock Parkcast

PULPIT ROCK
Geology: wmv» (4.6MB) mp4» (4.8MB)
History: wmv» (7.8MB) mp4» (8.3MB)
Life Science: wmv» (6.8MB) mp4» (7MB)
Recreation: wmv» (3.7MB) mp4» (3.4MB)

 
Cross Fissures Parkcast

CROSS FISSURES
Geology: wmv» (4.1MB) mp4» (4.1MB)
History: wmv» (9.6MB) mp4» (10.3MB)
Life Science: wmv» (6.5MB) mp4» (6.6MB)
Recreation: wmv» (2.8MB) mp4» (2.7MB)

 
Rock Point Parkcast

ROCK POINT
Geology: wmv» (4.3MB) mp4» (5.5MB)
History: wmv» (9.1MB) mp4» (10MB)
Life Science: wmv» (7.3MB) mp4» (8.9MB)
Recreation: wmv» (5.9MB) mp4» (6.1MB)

 
Devils Lookout Parkcast

DEVILS LOOKOUT
Geology: wmv» (3.5MB) mp4» (3.5MB)
History: wmv» (10MB) mp4» (10.8MB)
Life Science: wmv» (8.4MB) mp4» (9MB)
Recreation: wmv» (4MB) mp4» (4MB)

 
Chasm View Parkcast

CHASM VIEW
Geology: wmv» (4.6MB) mp4» (5.1MB)
History: wmv» (12MB) mp4» (13.2MB)
Life Science: wmv» (9.1MB) mp4» (9.4MB)
Recreation: wmv» (5.8MB) mp4» (6.1MB)

 
Painted Wall Parkcast

PAINTED WALL
Geology: wmv» (5.3MB) mp4» (5.5MB)
History: wmv» (9.5MB) mp4» (10MB)
Life Science: wmv» (6.9MB) mp4» (7.2MB)
Recreation: wmv» (7.1MB) mp4» (7.4MB)

 
Cedar Point Parkcast

CEDAR POINT
Geology: wmv» (7.7MB) mp4» (7.7MB)
History: wmv» (8.5MB) mp4» (9.4MB)
Life Science: wmv» (9.4MB) mp4» (9.6MB)
Recreation: wmv» (2.4MB) mp4» (2.2MB)

 
Dragon Point Parkcast

DRAGON POINT
Geology: wmv» (5.5MB) mp4» (5.5MB)
History: wmv» (11.6MB) mp4» (12.5MB)
Life Science: wmv» (8.6MB) mp4» (8.9MB)
Recreation: wmv» (3.3MB) mp4» (3MB)

 
Sunset View Parkcast

SUNSET VIEW
Geology: wmv» (4.9MB) mp4» (5MB)
History: wmv» (8.8MB) mp4» (10.4MB)
Life Science: wmv» (9.2MB) mp4» (9.7MB)
Recreation: wmv» (2.5MB) mp4» (2.6MB)

 
High Point Parkcast

HIGH POINT
Geology: wmv» (6MB) mp4» (6.3MB)
History: wmv» (6.6MB) mp4» (7.6MB)
Life Science: wmv» (11.5MB) mp4» (12.1MB)
Recreation: wmv» (3.7MB) mp4» (3.6MB)

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.