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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park - News section for more.

  • Black Canyon Astronomy Festival September 22 through 24, 2022

    September 7, 2022 | 2:40 pm

    Come celebrate the starry night skies of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Black Canyon). The park’s annual astronomy festival, known as AstroFest, will take place Thursday, September 22 through Saturday, September 24.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Wilderness and backcountry management plan and environmental assessment public comment period extended to August 4, 2022

    July 13, 2022 | 12:21 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) released the draft Wilderness and Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area on June 21. The public comment period was set from June 21 to July 21, 2022, and has now been extended to Thursday, August 4, 2022, allowing two additional weeks.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Wilderness and backcountry management plan and environmental assessment virtual public meeting announced

    July 8, 2022 | 5:30 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) will host a virtual public meeting on Wednesday July 13, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm MDT to share information on the draft wilderness and backcountry management plan and environmental assessment for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area rescind Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning July 1, 2022

    June 30, 2022 | 11:19 am

    At 12:01 Friday, July 1, 2022, Stage I Fire Restrictions will be rescinded for both Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area.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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble to perform original music inspired by Black Canyon of the Gunnison

    June 23, 2022 | 11:13 am

    Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is delighted to welcome GVSU’s New Ensemble on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 7:30 pm for a one-hour special music performance.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Wilderness and backcountry management plan and environmental assessment released

    June 21, 2022 | 7:31 am

    On June 21, 2022, The National Park Service (NPS) is releasing a final draft Wilderness and Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment for Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area implement Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning June 15, 2022

    June 14, 2022 | 3:26 pm

    Current and predicted weather, coupled with dry conditions, has necessitated the implementation of fire restrictions for many public lands throughout the state.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov