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Painted Wall

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Most beautiful view at this park

This is what I imagined the whole canyon to look like but it doesn't, it's geology varies and it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa A
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Bloomington, Indiana
Super!!

This view offers great photo opportunities. Short walk with some rocks in the path. Good parking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
greenjay1
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Williams, Arizona
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is what I imagined the whole canyon to look like but it doesn't, it's geology varies and it makes this section very special. This is just one of many overlooks that are stunning in this park. However, this is the must-see overlook along the...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This view offers great photo opportunities. Short walk with some rocks in the path. Good parking area. Take some time and enjoy the views.

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Ribbon rock beyond your imagination! Would highly recommend a hike to view this section personal and up close to experience the magnitude of her beauty

Thank USPS497
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I first noticed this feature as we were driving to the end of the road, intending to stop at various scenic overlooks on the way back after hiking to the overlook. Unfortunately, by the time we got back the light had changed and the streaks...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Painted Wall View is located and the end of a very short, flat trail that begins from the parking area on South Rim Road 3.8 miles (6.1k) west of the visitor center. At this point the canyon is about 1.75 times as deep as...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 6 May 2017

You get a true sense of the park. The vistas of the canyon walls and river are amazing. Great photography opportunities.

Thank Sggypsy
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Like all the views in this park, a short walk to see it and well worth your time to view this one and all of them! It is really deep!

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 14 November 2016

At this point, the Black Canyon is so deep the Empire State Building could stand within it and scarcely reach 3/4 of the way to the top. Graphics illustrating this fact reveal the extraordinary depth of the canyon compared to man-made things that we consider...More

1  Thank bryen2
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stunning vistas of the canyon, river and the incredible designs on the canyon walls. Really looks as if the walls were painted with a giant paintbrush.

Thank Jboysmom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Awesome photo opportunity. The walk is - like 90% of the walks in this park - very short. So don't be discouraged by the fact you have to get out of the car ;)

Thank Gwen_BE
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