The South Rim Road is open to the Visitor Center, but the remainder of the road is closed to allow for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The North Rim and East Portal Roads are closed for the season.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located approximately 250 miles southwest of Denver.
South Rim: 15 miles east of Montrose, via U.S. Highway 50 and CO Highway 347
There is no bridge between the north and south rims of the canyon. Allow two to three hours to drive from one side to the other.
Did You Know?
There are no poisonous snakes at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Nighttime temperatures are too cold for many species of snakes and amphibians.