Highway 92 - the Colorado Dragon?

Colorado 92 may be unknown, but has curves and views like this
Colorado 92 may be unknown, but has curves and views like this
Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP by Lisa Lynch
Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP by Lisa Lynch

 

"Big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time, Black Canyon of the Gunnison exposes you to some of the steepest cliffs, oldest rock, and craggiest spires in North America."

 

https://www.nps.gov/blca/index.htm

 

Painted Wall is one of the highlights of a visit to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, near Montrose, Colorado. This NPS photo by Lisa Lynch shows the Gunnison River flowing along the bottom of the shear canyon walls. See this and other photos at the link below. 

 

https://www.nps.gov/blca/learn/photosmultimedia/index.htm

60 mile round trip on Colorado 92 may just be Colorado's unknown "Dragon"
60 mile round trip on Colorado 92 may just be Colorado's unknown "Dragon"

Is this 30 miles on Highway 92 (above) Colorado's version of the "dragon"? Combine these two maps for a half-day adventure from Montrose, Colorado featuring some nice curves, scenery, and the not well known Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

South rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is on Hwy 347 just east of Montrose, CO
South rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is on Hwy 347 just east of Montrose, CO


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