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Black Canyon Visitor Center

Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Good but basic.

The Black Canyon visitor center can be a busy place. There are two parking areas so, if you don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
greenjay1
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Williams, Arizona
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Nice and informative

Beautiful gift shop and info center. A great place to check out on a hot day after a few outlook... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grlav8r777
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Mankato, Minnesota
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Excellent information in a wonderful log building.
  • Excellent60%
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  • Average5%
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Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Canyon visitor center can be a busy place. There are two parking areas so, if you don't see one immediately; drive on through. There's probably more. The orientation movie is shown on the hour and half hour. There are toilets outside the main...More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gift shop and info center. A great place to check out on a hot day after a few outlook hikes.

Thank grlav8r777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Special place with lots to see. Not crowded on 6/21. Fun items in gift shop. Drive down East portal to river. Also painted rocks. Hold on to your hat!!!

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expected the National Park service to have experienced staff to help with questions of visitors but the gal we spoke with started every sentence with, "Well, I don't know but..." I've been to several National Parks and my questions weren't that challenging so the center...More

Thank USPS497
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful. They were careful to answer each persons question while not making others wait in line forever.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The visitor center is located on South Rim Road 1.5 miles (2.4k) beyond the entrance station and is open daily except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, 9am - 4pm in winter, 8am – 5pm in spring and fall, and 8am – 6pm in summer. The...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Nice center with good information. Beautiful views dog canyon behind the visitor's center. Small but good gift shop.

Thank Sggypsy
Reviewed 23 April 2017

BC of the Gunnison is a great place - deeper than the Grand Canyon and way less people - we were there in mid April and probably less than 50 people in the park. Visited the South Rim which has all tarmac roads. North Rim...More

Thank Baxie
Reviewed 23 April 2017

There is a stunning view point behind the center. Easy walk down the steps to the end. The view is fantastic!

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This canyon has much to offer and I would suggest a review of those offerings before beginning any looking around. The visitors' center has a good handle on current conditions and difficulty levels presented by different activities. Advance preparation is suggested for some and this...More

3  Thank Mike D
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