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Black Canyon Visitor Center

Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Simple but perfect

Everything you need from a nat park visitors center. Great hands on displays and through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
egg58
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Stop Here First

Here you can get an overview of the Park and receive advice and information from well informed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Highlander022
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Scotland
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Excellent information in a wonderful log building.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
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Montrose, Colorado, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO 81401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you need from a nat park visitors center. Great hands on displays and through explanation of what to look for out in the park

Thank egg58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can get an overview of the Park and receive advice and information from well informed Rangers. This allows you to plan your visit as it takes a lot of time especially if you wish to go to the North Rim and down East...More

Thank Highlander022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great displays, a film, friendly rangers. Lots of books for sale too. Use the toilets elsewhere, too crowded here.

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here first once entering the park, they have an awesome setup teaching the history and geology of the area. The visitor's center contains a "gift shop" with a lot of merchandise. The rangers inside were super nice and very informative. Behind the visitor's center...More

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 6 July 2017 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 28 June 2017

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

Thank grlav8r777
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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 20 June 2017

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 27 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
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