East Portal Road, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

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East Portal Road is located in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. Put East Portal Road and other Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park attractions into our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park tourist route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Be careful on this road, it has very sharp descent slope, much more than usual drives. As a bonus at the end of drive you come to river paradise, at the area of former tunnel builders town. Here is fu...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    The road is a bit steep and twisty in places and not suited for large vehicles. However, the effort is worth it to get down to the Gunnison River and see it up close.  more »
  • June 4, 2017
    After seeing the incredible views from the rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, we came back the next morning to take East Portal Road down to the river level. We had a nice picnic there and even ...  more »
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  • September 21, 2016
    Had a great experience here with my son. Was very quiet when we were here. I would highly recommend it for anyone that enjoys camping/fishing.
  • September 15, 2014
    Campgrounds like this one make me wish I had a Class B or small Class C. This must be the best campground in the Black Canyon National Park.

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Where to stay in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

If you don't stay in one of the two campgrounds in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the nearby town of Montrose serves as the second-most convenient option. Here you'll find numerous economy motels and a few small bed and breakfasts and inns. Many of these are only about 16 km (10 mi) from the park's south entrance. Delta sits north of Montrose and offers a similar range of accommodation types. Here, you'll be about 40 km (25 mi) from the park. About 56 km (35 mi) south of the park, the small town of Ouray offers a couple of hotels, some of which sit in restored brick Victorian buildings that characterize the town's architecture.
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