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Gunnison, CO 81230
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison's unique and spectacular landscape was formed slowly by the action of water and rock scouring down through hard Proterozoic crystalline rock. No other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls, and startling depths offered by the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
Hours + Fees
SOUTH RIM VISITOR CENTER
The visitor center is open all year.
Hours: Fall, Winter, Spring: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Summer: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day
Phone: 970-249-1914 extension 423
Location: Two miles from the south rim entrance station on the South Rim Road.
Map + Directions
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located approximately 250 miles southwest of Denver.
15 miles east of Montrose, via U.S. Highway 50 and CO Highway 347
11 miles south of Crawford, via CO Highway 92 and North Rim Road (unpaved)