Know before you go: Expect significant weekday delays along US 50 between Montrose and Gunnison during the summer of 2022. For information on this project and opening windows for travel, visit us50info.com. There will also be nighttime delays along US 550 in Montrose.

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Camping at the Black Canyon


South Rim

Three camping “loops” that contain 88 individual camping sites. Water is available during warm weather, typically mid-May to mid-October. Loop B features electrical hookups. Loop A is open throughout the year, while Loops B & C open in the spring and close in the fall. 

Maximum stay 14 consecutive days and maximum of 8 persons and two vehicles per site. Vehicles more than 35 feet in length are not recommended. 
 

Fees:

  • Loop A - $16.00 per night plus $3.00 per night if reserved (Senior/Access Pass is $8.00 plus $3.00 per night if reserved.)
  • Loop B - $22.00 per night plus $3.00 per night if reserved (Senior/Access Pass is $14.00 plus $3.00 per night if reserved.)
  • Loop C - $16.00 per night (Senior/Access Pass is $8.00.) First-come, first-served.

Reservations may be made of Loops A and B only, at least three days in advance. See the Campground Map
for specific campsite locations.

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