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South Rim Road

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
+1 970-641-2337
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Great drive!

This is a great drive with lots of neat overlooks. Stop at the visitor center for interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Breath-taking views even if you're afraid of heights - the views are worth your time! Look closely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gaylord, Michigan
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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
+1 970-641-2337
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

3  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
Reviewed 28 January 2017

If you can't walk around at all of the stops, there are plenty of scenic overlooks to enjoy the views from your automobile.

1  Thank oldcartrader
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Not only this drive is very beautiful, but along the way are many view points that are well signed and each has a short hike to get to the sweet spot of the view. Great day activity.

1  Thank Nowzar A
Reviewed 12 December 2016

They National Park really designed this road and the turnouts with visitors in mind! Every stop was replete with gorgeous views of the Black Canyon and its surrounding foliage and varied geology. All physical abilities can enjoy this jewel of the park system. Thank you,...More

5  Thank okeedoke
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