• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Operating Hours & Seasons

South Rim: Open every day. The South Rim Road is open to vehicles from early April to mid-November. In winter, the South Rim Road is open to Gunnison Point. The remainder of the road is closed to vehicles, but open to cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

North Rim: North Rim Road and ranger station are closed in winter. The road typically closes late November and reopens mid-April.

The visitor center is open all year.
Hours: Fall, Winter, Spring: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Summer: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day
Please call us to confirm visitor center hours prior to your visit.
(970) 249-1914 extension 423
Location: Two miles from the south rim entrance station on the South Rim Road.

Did You Know?

Inner Canyon

The temperature at the bottom of Black Canyon is approximately 8 degrees warmer than at the rim.