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Painted Wall

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Glad we saw it anyway

We tried to get here for the recommended light they suggested when photographing this popular... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rosemary D
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Probably our favorite stop in Black Canyon National Park

Beautiful view after a short walk to the observation point. It's probably best to visit this one in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tgrier
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Winona, Minnesota
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, CO
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried to get here for the recommended light they suggested when photographing this popular feature but didn't much to our dismay. It's still a pretty view.

Thank Rosemary D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful view after a short walk to the observation point. It's probably best to visit this one in the morning. We were here in the afternoon and the sun's position and shadows made it a bit less stunning than I imagine it would be with...More

Thank tgrier
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

There are many great views of the canyon but this is the one not to be missed. Several viewpoints show off the painted wall - even some on the north rim side. Highly recommend.

Thank 3danimator
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Painted Wall is a very nice site to see from a variety of the overlook stops at the Park. The explanation for the formation was interesting and new to me. If you go to the Black Canyon, this is a must see. We liked the...More

Thank Still-Runningwater
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Was excited when I was told there was a painted wall here. It's beautiful. I'm so glad we got to come and see it.

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

It's as much that someone painted this wall, hence its name! As part of the many stops along the South Rim road, this I think is among the very best!

Thank James H
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is really nature miracle, must to see amazing view on colorful granite structure hundreds meters heights. This is the narrowest part of hundreds meters deep slot canyon. The painted wall seen from several view points of South rim road, each points provides new impression,...More

Thank Pudik
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Just one of the many beautiful sites at this National Park. The colours and the patterns seem to change with different view points and time of day. One of the sights here that must be seen.

Thank Highlander022
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you visit the south rim, do not miss the viewpoint. Painted Wall is amazing! Make sure to stop by the visitor's center to learn how it was formed.

Thank Bill A
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is what I imagined the whole canyon to look like but it doesn't, it's geology varies and it makes this section very special. This is just one of many overlooks that are stunning in this park. However, this is the must-see overlook along the...More

Thank Lisa A
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