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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park - News section for more.

  • Roads Opening at Black Canyon

    April 11, 2024 | 5:18 pm

    Two roads at Black Canyon closed in winter will open for the season on the morning of Friday, April 12, 2024.

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  • Friends of Black Canyon invite interested parties to gather

    March 27, 2024 | 5:19 pm

    Montrose, Colo. – The Friends of the Black Canyon group is welcoming like-minded park advocates to a meeting on Tuesday, April 16 in Montrose. This local non-profit seeks to enhance the connection between the local community and the national parks through support park activities, projects, fundraising, and advocacy.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Road improvement projects to impact Black Canyon

    February 22, 2024 | 5:30 pm

    Road improvement projects at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park will begin in 2024 and continue through 2025. These much-needed improvements will create significant impacts in accessing the park. Visitors should plan on delays of up to 30 minutes during their visit and a significantly reduced number of parking spots available.

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  • Friends of Black Canyon

    February 17, 2024 | 8:45 am

    Have a passion for national parks and public lands? Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area would love some Friends! The non-profit Friends of the Black Canyon group is welcoming like-minded park advocates to a gathering.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Black Canyon and Curecanti fees will increase in January 2024

    November 29, 2023 | 9:40 am

    Beginning January 1, 2024, Black Canyon National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area will increase camping and boat launch fees.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Injured climber rescued off Great White Wall route at Black Canyon

    September 12, 2023 | 9:12 am

    At approximately 10:30 am on Monday September 11, 2023, National Park Service (NPS) law enforcement received a 911 call of a rock climber who had sustained a fall on the Great White Wall climbing route on the North Rim of Black Canyon. The Black Canyon Search and Rescue (SAR) team and the Western Colorado University SAR team joined to respond.

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  • Celebrate Dark Skies at AstroFest 2023 on September 14 through 16

    August 25, 2023 | 10:45 am

    MONTROSE, Colo. – The National Park Service (NPS) is excited to join with numerous partners to celebrate the region’s dark skies at the 2023 AstroFest.

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  • Black Canyon and Curecanti seek public comment on proposed fee changes

    August 16, 2023 | 8:08 am

    GUNNISON, Colo. – The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking the public’s comment on changes to campground and boating fee increases under consideration for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area. The proposed changes would take effect in January 2024.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Red Rock Canyon Wilderness use permits available online with www.recreation.gov

    March 15, 2023 | 11:29 am

    Beginning Friday, April 14, 2023, reservations for Red Rock Canyon Wilderness use permits in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park will be available online at www.recreation.gov.

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  • Stuart West selected as superintendent of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area

    February 22, 2023 | 8:54 am

    GUNNISON, Colo. – National Park Service (NPS) Acting Regional Director Lisa Carrico announced the selection of Stuart West as superintendent of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area. He will also supervise the superintendent of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. He begins his new assignment on February 27.

    Read more at nps.gov