Pulpit Rock Overlook, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

4.6
#4 of 7 in Parks in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
Pulpit Rock Overlook is located in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. Use our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park road trip website to visit Pulpit Rock Overlook on your trip to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • great stopping point for a fantastic view of the canyon. The pullouts for viewing were quite small though, not designed for RVs or trailers  more »
  • Pulpit Rock Overlook is one of the first places you can stop past the visitor center, and it gives you a great taste of what to expect. There was ample parking when I was there, and the short walk (10...  more »
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  • The site of the original park office, this scenic overlook offers spectacular and occasionally terrifying views of the deep canyon and river below. On a seasonal (May-Oct) road. During winter, when the road is open to ski and snowshoe traffic only, this area marks the beginning of the area open to primitive camping. While open and flat, this area has little to no cover, so over-the-snow campers may want to camp further west or on the south side of the road.
  • Beautiful spot to watch for raptors and sit at the picnic tables and eat lunch!

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