Operating Hours & Seasons

South Rim

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.

2024 and 2025: Road construction projects will cause delays and reduced parking. Please see the news release for more information.



North Rim

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



East Portal

East Portal Road is currently open. The road typically closes mid-November and reopens mid to late April.

A concrete ramp, handrail, and camping area with a blue accessibility sign

Learn about various accessible areas and services at the park.

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Current Conditions

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Last updated: July 3, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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

Gunnison, CO 81230



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