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Black Canyon Visitor Center

Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Fair amount of people working so they could answer any questions

It's a small visitor center but it's a small park. Got my Black Canyon National Park postcard... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rosemary D
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Terrific Canyon Views

I visited the Black Canyon National Park in the middle of June 2018. Senior pass holders are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WildlifeWatcher64
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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Excellent information in a wonderful log building.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (23 reviews)
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Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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"black canyon"
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"plan your visit"
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"informative displays"
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"national park"
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"great displays"
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"staff was very friendly and helpful"
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"ranger mike"
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"hour and half hour"
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"short trail"
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"park rangers were very helpful"
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"south rim"
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"pit toilets"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a small visitor center but it's a small park. Got my Black Canyon National Park postcard which I collect from all the Parks

Thank Rosemary D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Black Canyon National Park in the middle of June 2018. Senior pass holders are admitted free. The spectacular views are well worth the visit. There are several different overlooks along the rim, as well as a fairly steep road going to the...More

Thank WildlifeWatcher64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ride with many pull offs to see different views of the canyon. You can also take the East Portal Road, but we were warned very steep and gravel, this will take you to the river. You have to use the same road to get...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Not to be missed! What a beautiful place! Visitor center is awesome: includes a gift shop, great displays, wonderful video with the amazing history, and Rangers that take you on tours to the various overlooks. Ranger Mike Marinovich was awesome! Beautiful in the winter too!

Thank scottfamilyranch
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had a few hours to kill before my sons 4A playoff basketball game in Montrose this past weekend so hustled out to the Black Canyon for some awesome nature. Luckily it snowed a couple inches the night before so the Black Canyon had a...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We came to the visitor center, unfortunately in a snowy day, where the roads where closed, and they gave us all hints to make the most of it, doing a small trail around, where we could see at least part of the Black Canyon. We'll...More

Thank ronald p
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This truly is a National Park that I would consider to be a hidden gem. Even if you oly have about 1 hour to spare, I'd still recommend driving to the Visitor's Center for a brief visit. I promise the beautiful view and the alluring...More

Thank Heather H
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Learn all you need to know about how to maximize your time at this hidden wonder. Excellent programs for the public, great views of the canyon, well-stocked bookstore.

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

These guys are so knowledgeable! Love that I was able to ask a bunch of questions before proceeding. Gift shop staff were very sweet!!

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Seven miles north off US 50, if you are traveling this road you must make time to at least drive to the visitor center to take in the magnificent views. Truly remarkable what a river can do to rock! I don't camp, so didn't stay...More

Thank Joe J
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