The spot for water-based recreation and more

Located on the Western slope of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Curecanti includes three reservoirs in the Upper Gunnison River Basin (Blue Mesa, Morrow Point, and Crystal). There are opportunities for hiking, boating, kayaking, camping, fishing, paddle-boarding, windsurfing, wildlife watching, and many other recreational activities.

Sagelands in morning light
Plan Your Visit to Curecanti

In all seasons Curecanti offers many recreational opportunities and wonders to enjoy.

Elk Creek campground just before night falls
Camping Information

There are eleven different campgrounds to choose from in Curecanti.

Hiking Trails
Take a Hike

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

Blue Mesa Fishing
Blue Mesa Fishing

Luck favors the prepared! Get an update on the fishing in Blue Mesa and around Curecanti.


Adventures for pets in Curecanti

Boat Ramps
Boat Ramps

Check to see which boat ramps are open and their hours

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: April 28, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


970 641-2337 x205

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