Black Canyon-North Rim

Access to 6 overlooks.National Park

The Painted Wall - Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
The Painted Wall

How to get there:

The North Rim is reached by taking a gravel road from the east end of Crawford State Park.

  • From I-70/C470 to Crawford
  • 233 miles 4 hr 20 mins
  • GPS
  • Parking Area
  • 39.4371 -106.0507

In General:Campground Seasonal Closure

The North Rim Road provides access to 6 overlooks. Allow 2-3 hours for a leisurely tour.
Information is available at the North Rim Ranger Station, open intermittently in summer.

Photo Ops:VistasFall ColorsWildlifewildflowersHiking

The canyon walls on the North Rim are almost vertical, offering some of the most impressive views found in the park.

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