Black Canyon 2

Published September 19, 2020 42 Views

Rumble DescriptionBlack Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is in western Colorado. It surrounds part of a deep, steep-walled gorge carved through Precambrian rock by the Gunnison River. Roads and trails along the north and south rims have views of the Black Canyon's dramatic drops and the striated Painted Wall cliff. The winding East Portal Road descends to the river. Wildlife includes mule deer, elk and golden eagles.
Depth: 2,722′ 0″
Established: October 21, 1999
Visitors: 308,962 (in 2018)
Area: 30,750 acres (124.4 km2)