Description

Located two miles downstream of Crystal Dam at the bottom of Black Canyon, East Portal Campground is shaded by box elder trees. Steep canyon walls define the landscape and rock climbing is only to be attempted by expert climbers. Also of note is the nearby Gunnison River Diversion Tunnel. When first constructed it was an engineering marvel and the longest irrigation tunnel in Continue reading...
Located two miles downstream of Crystal Dam at the bottom of Black Canyon, East Portal Campground is shaded by box elder trees. Steep canyon walls define the landscape and rock climbing is only to be attempted by expert climbers. Also of note is the nearby Gunnison River Diversion Tunnel. When first constructed it was an engineering marvel and the longest irrigation tunnel in the world. Camp is open May through mid-October.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
15
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at East Portal.

Beach
Forest
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
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Park
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
State
Colorado
Phone Number
970-641-2337
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.527° N, 107.65° W
$12/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 15 Sites
(Up to people per site)