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Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP South Rim Campground

19 Reviews

About This Campground

A camping trip to the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park makes for a beautiful getaway for sightseeing, stargazing, and hiking. The park protects the most dramatic section of the Gunnison River Canyon; no other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls, and startling…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Max Length: 55 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite


19 Reviews of Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP South Rim Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Sep. 21, 2020

Very scenic

Great location for seeing the canyon, but no cell service. We stayed in loop b

Katie H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2020

Great Stay, Got First Come First Serve Spot

This was a lovely stay! My partner and I saw a few electric sites that people have reserved but no one showed up to but there was also plenty of first come first serve camping. There were some loud neighbors but it was still quite spacious for a national park campground. No trash, bathrooms pretty…

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2020

Great for a Night

Stayed here on two separate trips. It is convenient for the south rim view points. Most of the outer sites are tucked into the forest so there is a decent level of privacy. Lots of deer frequent the area, we saw several on each trip. They like to bring the fawns to the portion of the park. A nice…

Month of VisitAugust


Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP South Rim Campground is located in Colorado


The park is located approximately 250 miles SW of Denver. South Rim: 15 miles east of Montrose, via U.S. Hwy 50 and CO Hwy 347.


38.55055538 N
107.68666618 W

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