• 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: September 2 - October 18, 2014: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
October 19 - late April, 2014: 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?

The Dragons of Painted Wall

The Painted Wall is the highest cliff in Colorado. From river to rim it stands 2250 feet (685 meters), and is 1000 feet (304 meters) taller than the Empire State Building.