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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado - April 28, 2004

A several mile road up from the main road leads to the south rim of Black Canyon. There's a lot more to see here, but we had no time and little daylight left.


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This was recently upgraded from National Monument to National Park. [2048x1536]

First overlook: Tomichi Point.

Black Canyon from the first overlook at Tomichi Point. [2048x1536]

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Snow-capped mountain off to the north. [2048x1536]

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Closer view of the snow-capped mountain in the distance. [2048x1536]

Next stop: the visitors center at Gunnison Point. View from the parking lot. [2048x1536]

There's Gunnison point. [2048x1536]

The trail to the point. [2048x1536]

Excellent views from here. [2048x1536]

Look back up at the visitors center. [2048x1536]

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The Gunnison River, far below. [2048x1536]

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