Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park News
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Seeking Input on Wilderness and Backcountry Management Planning
December 22, 2021 | 3:09 pm
Today, the National Park Service released information about a comprehensive planning effort that would provide long-term direction to preserve wilderness and backcountry resources while offering a spectrum of visitor opportunities at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area.
Winter Operations at Black Canyon and Curecanti
December 16, 2021 | 9:03 am
Winter weather has arrived in the Rocky Mountains. Park operations at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area are adjusting with the season and offering limited services. Winter is a wonderful time for the adventurous winter traveler to experience the parks with less crowds. Visitors need to be aware of challenges and prepared for changing conditions.
National Park Service Rescinds Stage I Fire Restrictions at Black Canyon and Curecanti
July 22, 2021 | 1:54 pm
At midnight Thursday, July 22, 2021, Stage I Fire Restrictions will be rescinded for both Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area. Recent rains in the area have increased fuel moisture and lessened fire danger, but visitors are asked to remain cautious with fire.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Implements Stage I Fire Restrictions
June 23, 2021 | 9:08 am
Current and predicted weather, coupled with dry conditions, has necessitated the implementation of fire restrictions for many public lands throughout the state. Effective 12:01 am on June 24, in alignment with both Gunnison and Montrose Counties, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area will be under Stage I Fire Restrictions.
Spring Operations at Black Canyon and Curecanti
April 12, 2021 | 11:47 am
The mountain bluebirds are back, the ice is melting, and it’s time for the National Park Service to prepare for the summer. Ever wonder what it takes to get a park or recreation area ready for the summer rush of visitors?
East Portal Road to be Closed for the 2021 Season
March 31, 2021 | 1:08 pm
The East Portal Road will be closed to all public access, including pedestrian and bicycle traffic, throughout the 2021 season to complete vital road work and infrastructure improvements at East Portal.
Black Canyon and Curecanti implement federal mask mandate for COVID-19 prevention and protection
February 3, 2021 | 2:39 pm
To protect the health of those who live, work, and visit national parks and National Park Service (NPS) facilities, and in support of President Biden’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing, NPS is immediately implementing a mask requirement for employees, visitors, partners and contractors.
Changes in Winter Operations - Bring Your Own Snowshoes
December 3, 2020 | 11:01 am
Following safe guidance regarding COVID-19, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park will offer only limited services this winter. Ranger-led snowshoe tours are cancelled, and the park will not be able to loan snowshoes to individuals.
Holiday Hours and Operations at Black Canyon and Curecanti
November 20, 2020 | 2:36 pm
As the holiday season approaches, the National Park Service would like to invite you to your local national park and recreation area. Here’s what you need to know:
Fall Hours and Changes at Black Canyon and Curecanti
September 21, 2020 | 1:35 pm
Fall operations will be changing for both Black Canyon and Curecanti as temperatures drop and visitation decreases.