Take a boat ride into the Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Join a park ranger for a leisurely 1½ hour boat tour on the Morrow Point Reservoir. You will travel into the famous Black Canyon of the Gunnison, learning about geology, wildlife, early inhabitants, the narrow-gauge railroad, dams, and reservoirs. Be sure to bring your camera!
Tours run twice a day at 10:00 am and 12:30 pm everyday except Tuesday. Tours begin around the beginning of June and end after Labor Day. (Start dates are influenced by spring runoff and releases from Blue Mesa Dam. Please call (970) 641-2337 ext. 205 for start dates.)
Please call (970) 641-2337, ext. 205 or stop by the Elk Creek Visitor Center (15 miles west of Gunnison off of Highway 50) to make reservations. Reservations are required and walk-ons will not be permitted. We begin taking reservations for the season on May 1.Special tours for educational groups available upon request. Please call (970) 641-2337 x205 for more information.
$16.00 - Adults
$8.00 - All Children 12 and under
$8.00 - Adults w/ Inter-agency Senior/Access Pass
* Boat tour fees are non-refundable.
For more information and a video tour visit the Park Service website.