Black Canyon - Camping

Black Canyon of the Gunnison Campgrounds Including East Portal
Campground # of Sites Electric Accessible Sites RVs Showers Dump Station Reservable
South Rim 88 yes* yes yes no no yes*
North Rim 13 no no yes no no no
East Portal 15 no no no no no no

* Summer only.
Bear in South Rim Campground.

Keep Bears Wild & Alive
Black bears occasionally visit the campgrounds in search of food. While this might bring excitement to your camping experience, please remember that a bear that has become habituated to humans and their food will ultimately need to be killed.

Follow these simple procedures in our campgrounds:

• Use the bear-proof storage lockers provided to secure food and any scented products like beverages (other than water), toothpaste, deodorant, tobacco, sunscreen, bug repellant etc. Do not store these items in your tent or pop-up trailer.

• If lockers are full or not available, secure food and scented items in your locked vehicle with windows rolled up.

• Clean up your campsite and table after eating.

• Lock the dumpsters at South Rim after depositing your trash.

Last updated: November 14, 2016

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Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


(970) 641-2337 x205

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