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South Rim Road

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
+1 970-641-2337
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Awesome

You can drive along and choose the rims you want to stop at. We went to the visitors center... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DJPaula
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Great drive!

This winding road takes you from the visitor center to the far point. About 12 view points are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
greenjay1
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Williams, Arizona
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7-mile Scenic Drive Through The Park.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can drive along and choose the rims you want to stop at. We went to the visitors center overlook and the awesome Painted Wall. 200 ft walks on well defined paths.

Thank DJPaula
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This winding road takes you from the visitor center to the far point. About 12 view points are along the way. ALL are worth a visit. Some are a bit of a walk. There are pit toilets at 3 or 4 locations along the way....More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic drive and great short walks out for some fantastic photos. Come early. It's hot. Nice visitors center and a sporty drive down into the canyon

Thank grlav8r777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great drive with lots of neat overlooks. Stop at the visitor center for interesting history on the area.

Thank landhk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breath-taking views even if you're afraid of heights - the views are worth your time! Look closely at the mountain side, wildlife is everywhere!

Thank USPS497
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We spent the whole day checking out this canyon. It was amazing!!! The roads were good and over looks paths are easy walks. when you get to the over looks what a wonderful views of the Gunnison river deep down into the steep canyon walls.

Thank metflorita
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

So many great views to see! Just an incredible scene. Love the opportunities to see the Canyon from so many different perspectives.

1  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

South Rim Road is a paved road that stretches 7 miles (11.3k) from Tomichi Point near the park’s entrance station to High Point where it dead ends. There are a total of 12 overlooks along the way offering differing views of the amazingly narrow yet...More

4  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 6 May 2017

So easy to drive and see the many views of the canyon and river. Easy walks to the amazing wonder of nature.

1  Thank Sggypsy
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A well laid out park road and good short walks to overlooks. Do them all as each one has different views.

1  Thank nriemen
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RPIBUFF
11 July 2017|
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Response from greenjay1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any height issues. The road gets a bit curvey and there are some good grades. Most moderate motor homes and RVs will do ok. Take your time; it is an incredible drive. Enjoy!
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