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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  • Located just outside Gunnison it is a beautiful area with many camping spots and a very large rec area....not very crowed for all that it offers  more »
  • Impressed with lakes on the drive thru this area - stopped by the dam, has a small campground. There are several recreational camping areas in the area. The color of the lakes are the most beautiful c...  more »
  • You travel along in this area, on the one side you see plenty of water in the gunnison reservoir, the blue Mesa reservoir and in the rivers and streams that flow everywhere and on the other side the h...  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...

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