The Black Canyon of the Gunnison


Steepest, Deepest & Narrowest canyon in North America

Blue Mesa Reservoir is The Largest Body of Water in Colorado

 & is the Gateway toThe Black Canyon of the Gunnison

About Us

Enjoy the park and to get the best of both worlds

camp at

Blue Mesa Point

located at the east end of

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

and west  end  of

Blue Mesa Reservoir.


Did You Know?

The Black Canyon stretches far beyond the 14 miles within the national park. Including the canyon within Curecanti National Recreation Area and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, the total length is 53 miles.

Blue Mesa Reservoir which is the largest body of water in Colorado and stretches approximately 30 miles with almost 100 miles of shore line and is the start of The Black Canyon of the Gunnison.  The area surrounding  these areas has world class hunting and fishing with some of Colorado finest four wheeling, ATV and hiking trails.