Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Facilities

South Rim


Open All Year by season

Fall, Winter, Spring 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Summer 8 am - 6 pm


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Two miles from the south rim entrance station on the South Rim Drive.


Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day


New interactive exhibits installed July 4th, 2000.

Available Facilities

Digital video theater with two orientation programs.

North Rim Ranger Station

is open intermittently during the summer and closed the rest of the year.

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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.