3 days in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Ouray Itinerary

3 days in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park & Ouray Itinerary

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): cruise along East Portal Road, then cruise along South Rim Road, and then take some stellar pictures from Warner Point.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park day trip tool.

Provo to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In October in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ouray.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©

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Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 18th (Sun), trek along Horsethief Trail, then admire the sheer force of Bear Creek Falls, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally stroll around Box Canyon Waterfall & Park.

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You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Ouray in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ouray, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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Off-Road Tours
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park ©
Box Canyon Waterfall & Park
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Bear Creek Falls

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