Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park: North Rim Road – Montrose CO

Description

“The Black Canyon of the Gunnison was established as a U.S. National Monument on March 2, 1933. It became a National Park on October 21, 1999. During 1933-35, the Civilian Conservation Corps built the North Rim Road to design by the National Park Service. This includes fives miles of roadway and five overlooks; it is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.”   (http://www.hipcamp.com)

Funding was provided by the PWA and Emergency Conservation Work.

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Location Info


Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Montrose, CO

Location notes: Marker is general location for the park. Exact location of the road is given in the sources listed.

Coordinates: 38.5753936, -107.74159609999998

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