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Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison

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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.
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  • My son and daughter and I had a blast exploring, camping and fishing! A great place to take your family!  more »
  • Great easy hike for all ages. Great views of the Pinnacles and the lake below. A great place to take pictures.  more »
  • Big blue is Awesome, You can boat, fish, Hunt, Hike or just sight see if you like. I have a love hate relationship with fishing on Blue, When it is good it is some of the best fishing in the State, Wh...  more »
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  • Really nice place to go and fish/camp and have a great day out with the family. It has lots of great hiking trails and fishing spot. Great place to go for seeing wild life and just plainly get out doors. lots of stuff to see and do. AAAA++++++++++
  • Campgrounds kinda sad, but convenient. Bathrooms we're about average cleanliness.
  • Really beautiful area. Did a great hike here down into the canyon that went all the way down to the river. Very cool!
  • A great fishing spot to relax and get away. And good fishing
  • Loved it, lived in Montrose area for 45+ years and just now got to see the flume opened up...