Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area
|Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Aerial View of Ute Park, GGNCA
|Location||Delta County / Montrose County, Colorado, USA|
|Nearest city||Montrose, Colorado|
|Area||62,844 acres (254.32 km2)|
|Governing body||Bureau of Land Management|
The Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area is a 62,844-acre (254.32 km2) National Conservation Area located in west-central Colorado near Montrose. It is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as part of the National Landscape Conservation System. 57,725 acres (233.60 km2) were designated in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-76). The Black Canyon of the Gunnison Boundary Revision Act of 2003 (PL 108-78) expanded the NCA to its current size.
- "Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area and Wilderness". Bureau of Land Management.
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