Operating Hours & Seasons

South Rim

Open every day. The South Rim Drive is usually open to vehicles from late-April to mid-November. In winter, the South Rim Road is open to Gunnison Point at the visitor center. The remainder of the road is closed to vehicles, but open to cross country skiing and snowshoeing when conditions permit.

Visitor Center & Ranger Station operating hours

North Rim

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

East Portal

East Portal Road is closed in winter. The road typically closes mid-November and reopens mid-April.

Last updated: May 30, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
(GPS/physical address = 9800 Highway 347, Montrose, CO)

Gunnison, CO 81230


(970) 641-2337 x205

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