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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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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?

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  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov