No other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls, and startling depths offered by the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Hiking and ranger-guided programs.
Difficulty Levels: Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Facility Amenities: Brochures Available, Gift Shop, Lodging on Site, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on site, Restrooms
General Information: Dates Closed: South Rim Ranger Station: Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Hours of Operation: South Rim: Open every day. The South Rim Road is open to vehicles from early April to mid-November. In winter, the South Rim Road is open to Gunnison Point. The remainder of the road is closed to vehicles, but open to cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
On-site Activities: Birding, Camping, Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking, Fishing
Rate Information: Cost of Admission: The entrance fee is $15 per vehicle at the South Rim entrance station and the North Rim ranger station of Black Canyon. It covers all persons in a single, private, noncommercial vehicle and is valid for seven calendar days.
Tour Information: Guided Tours