Travel Blogs from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States

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Geology and Birds in Black Canyon NP, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Geology and Birds in Black Canyon NP

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... to walk about 1/2 a mile as we stopped along the way as she told us the story of the formation of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.  It was pretty basic stuff like the three kinds of rocks, minerals in rocks, plate tectonics, mountain building and ...

Waterfall and Canyons, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Waterfall and Canyons

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... at a scenic view where you could see the Dillon Pinnacles across the water.  We decided to go to the North Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison today so we headed up Rt. 92 which took us across the Blue Mesa Dam.  Before long we were driving ...

Colorado NM and Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Colorado NM and Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... 22 mile through the park on a beautiful drive through many canyons. Drove 93 miles to and in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Spectacular views 2000 feet down into the river running through the canyon. Later drove 43 miles ...

Rocky Mountains & Straight Down into a Canyon, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Rocky Mountains & Straight Down into a Canyon

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... power and carried on towards the National Park. This, as is turned out, was a wise decision as the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is a small, yet stunning National Park! We pulled in around 2pm and before we knew it, had eaten lunch, pitched the tent and we ...

Day 3: Exploring Black Canyon National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Day 3: Exploring Black Canyon National Park

A travel blog entry by ckuryak

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Colorado's Grand Canyon, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Colorado's Grand Canyon

A travel blog entry by rmwright

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... the land here in the west. The park is all uphill and at the highest point the canyon is about 2778 deep. In most of the photos you can see the Gunnison River. The gorge is 48 miles long and in that time the river drops 95 feet per mile. That is a ...

Latest trip of Alane and Jarrett Dickson, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Latest trip of Alane and Jarrett Dickson

A travel blog entry by jarrettalane

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Painted Wall viewpoint-Black Canyon of the Gunniso, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Painted Wall viewpoint-Black Canyon of the Gunniso

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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Video shot at the Painted Wall viewpoint in Black Canyon of the Gunnison in Colorado  ...

Black Canyon - majestueux, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Black Canyon - majestueux

A travel blog entry by loupsvoyagent

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... 8217;habituer au Colorado et que nous avions constatés même au sein d’une même randonnée). Donc prochaine étape : Black canyon of Gunnison. Canyon  de 2000 pieds ( approx . 650 metres) très sauvage, pas trop visité car loin de tout. ...

Another geological surprise, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Another geological surprise

A travel blog entry by theheasleys

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... visited it for the first time earlier in the summer.  This place must be the best kept secret of the national park service.  It is a long, narrow canyon cut by the Gunnison River.  It is so deep that in places you cannot see the ...

A Little-known Grand Canyon, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

A Little-known Grand Canyon

A travel blog entry by michael_darlene

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... bottom we cross the Gunnison River using the Blue Mesa Dam to ascend again on U.S. 50.  We climbed into Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and found a camping space for the night.  By the time I had the trailer unhitched the sun was ...

Black Canyon National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Black Canyon National Park

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... were in Grand Junction. We drove past Colorado National Monument and down to Montrose. We stopped briefly in Montrose before heading to Black Canyon National Park. It was hot today and we were weary but we set up the tent and rested in the shade. However ...

River Cut Cliffs, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

River Cut Cliffs

A travel blog entry by kluehadventures

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We left the Great Sand Dunes National Park, and headed west and little north towards Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. It was another four hour day of driving, essentially going back to west Colorado up slightly north of Mesa Verde. Gabe drove ...

Grand Views, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Grand Views

A travel blog entry by tknaskedov

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... coffee and breakfast and getting Kirsten out of the tent.  We packed up and got on the road for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Upon arrival, we found the canyon views to be staggering, enhanced by the constant play of shadow and light ...

Day 7, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by cathyjanu

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... never heard of.  They also have several types of trout and yellow perch in the reservoir. We arrived at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park around 1:00 and found a campsite.  Karen and I thought that we would have water and electric, ...

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A travel blog entry by jamesdmorley

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... still not sure what any of that means. Once in Montrose, the owner of a hotel offered to give us a lift out the the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park the following morning which was so generous and saved us a good 16 mile road walk out there. We ...

Bear this, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Bear this

A travel blog entry by ocotillostb

... sitting in the rv, and Sadie jumped out the driver's window that I had left open.  I looked out and there was a large black bear.  I then jumped out and called her, she came running and we safely watched the bear move on. We did a great hike ...

The start of our adventure, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

The start of our adventure

A travel blog entry by dschafer

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park was our first national park of the year.  Black Canyon is a narrow canyon, but deep and steep.  Abigail is more daring than we thought.  Not so with Joslyn.    We only stayed for a short ...

Lion turned Lamb, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Lion turned Lamb

A travel blog entry by thetrekkers

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... as steep.  But no other canyon in North America combines the depth, narrowness, sheerness and somber countenance of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison."  We finally had some cloudy weather and it actually rained and sleeted.  It didn't last ...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, United States travel blog

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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Scott and I spent the bulk of the day finalizing our walk plans in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Pretty spectacular place, as you can see. More intimate than the Grand Canyon - feels like you are right there and can almost reach down and ...

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