Things To Do

SOB Route
Routes to the river are extremely strenuous due to steep drop offs, loose rock, and prolific poison ivy.

Scenic Drives

Gorgeous scenic routes are available along the rims and down to the river.

Hiking Trails

Trails for all abilities are available on both South and North Rims.

Wildlife Watching

Black Canyon provides a unique vertical environment for wildlife.


The Gunnison River within Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is well known for outstanding trout fishing.

Explore the Night

Black Canyon offers night sky viewing opportunities throughout the year.

Exploring the Inner Canyon

Extremely difficult hiking, rock climbing and kayaking within the canyon.

Winter Activities

In winter, the South Rim Drive is groomed for cross country skiing and snow shoeing.

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    Last updated: July 5, 2023

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

    Gunnison, CO 81230



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