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Morrow Point Boat Ride

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  • The Morrow Point Dam - 468 feet tall !
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  • Power plant inside dam.
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  • Looking into the Black Canyon of the Gunnison - now a national park
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  • 232 stairs to walk down and a 3/4 mile hike along the Gunnison River to the boat dock. Details at: http://www.nps.gov/cure/planyourvisit/boattour.htm
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  • Hiking along the river and surrounded by steep rock walls
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  • on the trail
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  • Interesting granite patterns and lichen along the trail
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  • You ride this boat. Photo courtesy of Lisa Lynch.
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  • You ride this boat. Photo courtesy of Lisa Lynch.
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  • Now on the river and floating the river towards the top of the dam
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  • Some folks hike in and camp at beaches like this one
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  • Continuing the boat float
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  • Beautiful scenery - Homeland Security will not allow the boat near the dam
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  • Mineral coloration in the water
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  • Waterfall - end of ride