Plan Your Visit

Exploring the waters of Sapinero Basin and Blue Mesa.
Exploring the waters of Sapinero Basin and Blue Mesa.

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Explore the largest body of water in Colorado, discover a seldom seen waterfall, view ancient canyon walls, savor the scent of the sagelands and the pine and fir forests, spend a night in one of the campgrounds here with a clear view of the night sky full of stars, and learn about the amazing landscape, resources, history, geology, wildlife, and many other wonders of Curecanti. Begin your exploration here:

Basic Information

Current conditions, fees, permits and reservations, and our address.

Brochures & Maps

Park maps, informational brochures, and junior ranger booklets.

Directions & Transportation

A map of Curecanti campgrounds, roads, places, and more.

Eating & Sleeping

Campground information. There are no restaurants within the park.

Things to Do

Explore the many activities available at Curecanti.


Information about visiting with your pet.


Join us for an evening program.


Wind and storms approach quickly on Blue Mesa. Luck favors the prepared.


Learn about which of our facilities can meet your needs.

Nearby Attractions

The surrounding area offers many opportunities for exploration.

Special Use Permits

Special events such as weddings, athletic events, automobile/motorcycle club rallies, First Amendment activities, and scattering of ashes require a Special Use Permit. Commercial filming and photography within the park also requires a permit in advance.

Last updated: March 11, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


970 641-2337 x205

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