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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area (Colo.),
  • Gunnison Gorge Wilderness (Colo.)

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ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet [4] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14519627M
OCLC/WorldCa47652976

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Visit Wilderness; Visit Wilderness. Find a Wilderness; Maps; Photos and Videos; Wilderness Connect ; University of Montana; 32 Campus Drive; Missoula, Montana ; Phone: () [email protected]; Wilderness Connect Policies. The Gunnison Gorge Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area located immediately northwest of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National 17,acre ( km 2) wilderness area established in includes 14 miles (23 km) of the Gunnison River inside the Location: Montrose / Delta counties, Colorado, USA. Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area & Wilderness. The far northwestern boundary of the national park is almost entirely enveloped by the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area & Wilderness, 62, acres of Bureau of Land Management property. Outdoor activities abound here, but there are some things to know. Get this from a library! Gunnison Gorge national conservation area and wilderness: visitor guide.. [United States. Bureau of Land Management.;].

Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area. The gold medal waters of the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area and Wilderness, located just downstream from the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park are world famous—for fly fishing, scenery, whitewater rapids and wildlife. This truly is a must-do trip at least once in a lifetime. Other features found on this map include: Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Curecanti, Gunnison National Forest, Montrose, Uncompahgre National Forest, West Elk Wilderness. Map Scale = ,; Sheet Size = " x /5(12). Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area is located just outside of Montrose, adjacent to Black Canyon National Park. “The Gorge,” as it is known locally, is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and offers a remarkable variety of recreational activities including all kinds of trail opportunities, scenic 4X4 routes, camping, whitewater rafting, world-class fishing and Colorado’s National Conservation Lands include national monuments, national conservation areas, national scenic and historic trails, wilderness and wilderness study areas. BLM Colorado manages 65 National Conservation Lands, encompassing more than 1 million acres — about one about one eighth of all the BLM land in the state.

  The entire area you see here is in the Gunnison Gorge Wilderness Area except for the Chukar Trailhead road and parking lot. The Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area is a delight for motorcycle riding. Black Canyon WILDERNESS AREA of the Gunnison National Park U.S. Department of the Interior TO Highway 92 GRIZZLY RIDGE NATIONA PARK SERVICE DEADHORSE MESA ft m Serpe North Vista Trail North Rink-, ¥ S Campgro Exclamation point North Rim nger Station hasm View BLACK CANYON OF THE NATIONAL PARK UNNISON Chasm The ar View Devils okout Rock. Gunnison River, Colorado Box , Austin, CO () Established Wilderness Fly Fishing Float Trips Through the Black Canyon (Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area) A float through the steep walled Gunnison Gorge is recognized as one of the top fly fishing trips in the lower The Gunnison Gorge in western Colorado is a National Conservation Area and is adjacent to the newly created Black Canyon of the Gunnison National mile stretch of gold medal trout water has been nominated for “Wild and Scenic River” designation.