Black Canyon of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a United States National Park located in western Colorado, and managed by the National Park Service. There are two entrances to the park; the more-developed south rim entrance is located 15 miles (24 km) east of Montrose, while the north rim entrance is located 11 miles (18 km) south of Crawford and is closed in the winter. The park contains 12 miles (19 km) of the 48-mile (77 km) long canyon of the Gunnison river. The national park itself contains the deepest and most dramatic section of the canyon, but the canyon continues upstream into the Curecanti National Recreation Area and downstream into the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area.

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park - Attractions
... The main attraction of the park is the scenic drive along the south rim ... The Black Canyon is a center for rock climbing, in a style known as traditional climbing ... in the region, but the run through the park itself is a difficult technical run for only the best kayakers ...

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