Basic Information

Black Canyon seen from Green Mountain.
Black Canyon seen from Green Mountain.
 

Today's Weather: http://www.weather.com/weather/today/l/NPBLCA:13:US CLIMATE Weather can vary greatly throughout the day. Summer daytime temperatures range between 55 to 90F (13 to 32C), nights 45 to 60F (7 to 16C). Winter daytime temperatures range between 15 to 40F (-9 to 4C), nights 10 to 20F (-12 to -6C). Afternoon thunderstorms are common during the summer. Snow accumulation varies greatly year to year. Layered clothing appropriate for the season is recommended.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fee - per vehicle - $20.00

Covers all persons in a single, private, noncommercial vehicle and is valid for seven calendar days.

Entrance Fee - per motorcycle - $15.00

Covers up to two people on a single motorcycle and is valid for seven calendar days.

Entrance Fee - per pedestrian or bicycle - $10.00

Valid for seven calendar days.

Entrance Fee - commercial bus - $100.00

Bus with 26 or more passenger seating capacity

Entrance Fee - commercial bus - $40.00

Bus with 7-25 passenger seating capacity

Entrance Fee - commercial bus - $25.00

Bus with 6 or less passenger seating capacity: $25 plus $7.00 per person

Entrance Passes:

Black Canyon Annual Pass - $40.00

This pass admits the permit holder and all accompanying passengers in a single, private, noncommercial vehicle to the park. It is valid for 12 months from date of purchase and covers entry fees only.

South Rim Visitor Center

Park information, interpretive displays, Wilderness permits, maps, bookstore.

 

Last updated: December 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230

Phone:

(970) 641-2337 x205

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