Greetings from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

I went to the Black Canyon of The Gunnison when, I took a trip to Utah and came back to my home in Colorado, when we stopped by to check out the Black Canyon of The Gunnison. This journey was amazing! Me and my family were mind blown when we saw how cool the park was. The rock formations are the coolest part! There is a little creek at the bottom of the canyon that runs through the whole canyon. But be careful because the canyon doesn’t really have fences so, be careful because the canyon is over 800 meters deep! This canyon is about 50 miles long! This would be a long walk if someone decided to walk all the way from the start to the finish! I hope one day you guys see the Black Canyon of the Gunnison! Bye- Hanna a 4th grade student at Stott Elementary in Arvada, Colorado.


Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

This park protects a 12-mile stretch of the Gunnison River as it flows through an exceptionally deep and narrow gorge. The steep canyon walls keep out much of the sunlight, giving it a dark appearance and inspiring the "Black Canyon" name. Visitors can enjoy trout fishing and challenging paddling conditions on the river; rock climbers can also choose from 145 remote and challenging climbs throughout the park.

State(s): Colorado

Established: 1933

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