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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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  • Very beautiful landscape on the mesmerizing canyon NPS road. S a must stop to visit the center to discuss the pedestrian route with the Rangers.
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  • A group of 20 of us on motorcycles made the trip on CO 92 from Delta to Gunnison. BEAUTIFUL! Aspens were changing, road was scenic and challenging! 
  • 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.