Published December 1995
by Rand McNally & Company .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Black Canyon Park Map ( MB pdf) General park map showing boundaries, roads, trails and overlooks. Black Canyon Wilderness Map (k pdf) Map showing locations of inner-canyon routes in Wilderness. Buy the National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park at The map notates trails, trailheads, points of interest, campgrounds, river access and much more printed on waterproof, tear-resistant material. This is National Geographic’s trail map of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, part of the well-known Trails Illustrated series. These maps are pretty much the standard for trail maps of the national parks, and many other areas. They are durable, detailed, and very readable. Unfortunately I haven’t found any good free trail maps for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (just the free one below). However, the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map is great for showing the entire park along with all trails and backcountry campsites (and also includes Curecanti National Recreation Area).
More than 20 Years of trail-tough maps that guide you to—and through—your favorite destinations. With more than titles available for America’s favorite outdoor destinations, Trails Illustrated maps are the most trusted and popular recreation maps available. National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps, Grand Canyon National Park, Bright Angel Canyon, , MPN: , UPC: , Code: 1VD-MAP National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps, White Mountains National Forest West, , MPN: nag, UPC: , . The Black Canyon of the Gunnison is one of America's least known and most inscrutable national parks. Rocky, high-angle landscape both repels casual visitors and conceals the canyon's secrets. The park, tucked into sage-and-piñon foothills in central Colorado, encompasses the most dramatic mile stretch of a mile gorge carved by the. The views at Colorado’s Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park are more impressive than those at the Grand Canyon. Oh yeah, I said it. Now that I’ve committed travel writer heresy, I’ll qualify that statement by saying that I’ve never been to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, the side that is best-known for its stunning views.
My husband and I added a last-minute trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park when we had to re-route our hiking trip due to the wildfires near Rocky Mountain National Park. We didn't know much about the park but were so glad we got to visit.5/51K TripAdvisor reviews. WNPA has roots that stretch back to when a need was recognized for continuing the public's interest and education in their national parks. Since then, they have helped millions to understand more of their natural and cultural history. They publish numerous trail guides, books and other materials that would otherwise be unavailable to the. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in your exploration of this breathtaking wilderness. Our Experiences At Black Canyon of the Gunnison: For my fellow parks trivia lovers: The “Black” in the park’s name comes from its near-perpetual state of darkness. Parts of the canyon floor only receive 33 minutes per day of direct sunlight at most.