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North Rim

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Different than the South Rim

The North rim is only about a thousand feet across, but you would think is was a thousand miles... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
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Fontana, California
Worth the effort of getting there!

Black Canyon of the Gunnison is worth adding to your Colorado itinerary. We were on a road trip... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
jstwil
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Louisville, Colorado
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Less visited but wonderfully scenic area.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The North rim is only about a thousand feet across, but you would think is was a thousand miles. There are basically no crowds, but then again there are no guardrails either. Not every where but in some places. You get different views of the...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Black Canyon of the Gunnison is worth adding to your Colorado itinerary. We were on a road trip, and did the North Rim on the way from Boulder to Ouray. It added to the drive time, but the deviation was worth it! The views are...More

Thank jstwil
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The road to the north rim, is a hard clay, turns to gravel. The stunning beauty is simply amazing. A restroom is at the end at the turn around. Enjoy a free, but gorgeous canyon...

Thank terrry61
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you take the time to drive to the N. Rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison you will not be disappointed. This is an unspoiled place where you will likely not find another group of people. Unfortunately we headed out late afternoon from Gunnison,...More

Thank BlackfootDaisy
Reviewed 6 August 2017

It takes a few hours to get here and see the sights but it is well worth the effort. Some of the views are even better than the South Rim but beware of any of your possessions blowing away as it can be quite windy...More

Thank Highlander022
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The north rim of the Black Canyon is not easy to reach and that explains the lack of tourists. In fact the road into the north rim is not paved. Please do not miss this extraordinary site. I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the north rim. The...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A trail ca. 100-200 yds long leads from official parking lot to fenced overlook, with two picnic tables on the way. For photography, avoid mid-day because overlook faces south.

Thank Van R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I stayed in Gunnison with family. In Gunnison we visited the Pioneer Museum which has something for everyone - trains, cars, toys, household items, clothes and buildings. We ate twice at Mario's Pizza on Tomichi Ave. I have Celiac Disease and they very happily supplied...More

Thank sm0nda
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Can't say enough about the beauty contained in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP. Treat yourself to some of the most beautiful views you will ever see.

Thank USPS497
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We left to go to the north rim on highway 92 and was 52 miles to the north rim. The views getting there was great and made the long drive worth while. The road in the park was dirt and not as many over looks...More

Thank metflorita
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