Deep Water and Big Fish

Curecanti National Recreation Area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild Gunnison River. The reservoirs that make up Curecanti today are a destination for water-based recreation high in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, Curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching.

A big, blue reservoir surrounded by crags and hills.

Plan Your Visit to Curecanti

Curecanti offers three reservoirs, seven hiking trails, and plenty of fish to catch.

Campground Information

Camping

Our 10 campgrounds have a variety of services to accommodate tents or recreational vehicles.

Hiking Trails

Take a Hike

Curecanti offers the hiker diversity of habitat, scenic vistas, wildlife, and wildflowers.

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Pets

Pets

Information about where pets are allowed in Curecanti.

Boat Ramps

Boat Ramps

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The sun sets on the Painted Wall at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

One River System, Two Park Experiences

Visitors to nearby Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park can experience the Gunnison River system in a different form.

Last updated: May 24, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison , CO 81230

Phone:

970 641-2337 x205

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