Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison
Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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.To visit Curecanti National Recreation Area on your holiday in Gunnison, and find out what else Gunnison has to offer, use our Gunnison vacation trip planner.
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What a lovely scenic drive! Blue Mesa Reservoir is great for boating and fishing. Several campgrounds along the shore. No trees, no shade. No electric, but most have water.
We arrived at closing which precluded the normal visiting but the Ranger went out of his way to recommend local restaurants and a place for coffee in the morning.
Stunning beauty with lots of options of things to do from hiking to fishing or boating OR just taking time to admire the beauty! Place to visit more than once!! But DO at least visit once!!
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