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Address: Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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First, and impressive, scenic overlook in the park.

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Nice place to start a hike

From this point you can hike a short distance to the ranger station or the opposite way to the campground

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
JzTz2013
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From this point you can hike a short distance to the ranger station or the opposite way to the campground

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Spectacular views of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Plenty of opportunity to pull over and park in parking lots that are scattered throughout the park.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Before we visited The Black Canyon, a friend advised, "don't lean over too far!". We thought he was joking! The canyon offers breathtaking views and leaves you in awe of this planet on which we live.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This si the first overlook on the drive round the South Rim. You come to it before the visitors centre, so if you want to just stand and marvel at the majesty of this canyon before you learn more, make this stop first and then drive on,

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stop here too as you continue on the rim drive. The scenes will likely make you say "Wow!" Enjoy the views and geology of the canyon from here.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is the first chance you have to look down into the canyon, after you pay your money (or flash your lifetime pass) at the entry station. It's a stunning first look... the viewpoints just keep getting better and better... keep going, and don't forget to stop at the visitor's center!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is the first pull-out after the entry booth and before the Visitor Center and is a grand first preview of the huge, deep canyon. Awesome and stunning that such a deep canyon "jumps" out at you.

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Thank Knox10SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

The Grand Canyon is VAST, so is Black Canyon but much less so. If you've been to the Grand Canyon, Tomichi Point has a similar feel but it's less deep, less wide, less long...still gorgeous. I was struck by how Tomichi Point is like looking down into one of the canyons in Cahors, France. If you've been there, you'll see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is a nice point from which you can see down to the east part of canyon.Very nice is a short trail from campground to Visitor centre

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Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

We live in Montrose, therefore, go to The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park quite often. It never gets old. On a clear day you can see Tomichi Dome which is a mountain east and, we think the point is named after this mountain.. The lookout at Tomichi Point has a walking path that is worth an extra few... More 

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