Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, South Rim Campground

Hwy. 347, Montrose, Colorado, United States | Campground
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Another geological surprise

A travel blog entry by theheasleys


Tom told us about this place. They had just 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 bottom. And when you can see the river at the bottom, you can …

(Back) Into the Wild (Almost)

A travel blog entry by ronniebrown713


The day began with an excellent breakfast in Ouray, at a restaurant within walking distance of the hotel just as pretty much everything in Ouray is withing walking distance of everything else. We started breakfast with no idea of what the day would bring or where we were headed next, but laid out the following options:

1) head immediately …

Rocky Mountains & Straight Down into a Canyon

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.


We had lovely neighbors in the campground last night, a Mum and her son and daughter set up camp the next site over. The daughter was an amazing violinist and the Mum strummed along on the guitar and we had some lovely bluegrass music for a couple of hours before it got dark. Waking up, it was time to pack up the tent and the car and hit the road …

River Cut Cliffs

A travel blog entry by kluehadventures


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 us the whole way, and since we didn’t really sleep that well we were both tired. I was so …

Have you ever had a crepe?

A travel blog entry by alicoad


... the bathrooms clean. So, we had to have a meeting and I volunteered to write the apology letter. So I did that. A few folks asked to ride with me today and our initial ride group ended up being me, Redding, Leash, Lorraine and Christine. Next to our host site was an outdoor bike/skate park so we went and played there for a few minutes. As we were about to leave town we saw a bunch of hot air balloons, so, obviously we had to check it out. We looked at those for a bit. Because ...

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This campground, located on Hwy. 347, Montrose, is near Trinidad History Museum and Uncompahgre Plateau.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding