Painted Wall, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

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  • Painted Wall is one of the South Rim overlooks. It is 200 yards from the car park. This overlook gives you the best view of the striated walls of the canyon. You can see all the veins in the... 
    Painted Wall is one of the South Rim overlooks. It is 200 yards from the car park. This overlook gives you the best view of the striated walls of the canyon. You can see all the veins in the...  more »
  • Photos don't do the Painted Wall justice - it is HUGE! As my daughter commented - it looks like a big ole slab of marbled steak! The dark granite with the large bands of white streaks is quite... 
    Photos don't do the Painted Wall justice - it is HUGE! As my daughter commented - it looks like a big ole slab of marbled steak! The dark granite with the large bands of white streaks is quite...  more »
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  • The views from the narrows on the north rim side are absolutely breathtaking. Standing on the edge of the narrows overlook and looming over the edge will captivate you, but be very cautious of loose rocks and big wind gusts!
  • In addition to the wind, we were completely blown away by the view of the pink looking veins in the mountain across the canyon, a 2,250-foot wall of rock, and then the Gunnison River at the bottom, sparkling in the sun. A truly incredible view. Make sure to find the Angel's Window. Be cautious, as part of the viewing area has a railing, but some of it is unprotected. That first step is a big one...

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