Blue Mesa Reservoir
Colorado's Largest Lake
Hello marina friends. We have begun CURBSIDE SERVICE to welcome you back to Elk Creek & Lake Fork Marina's and Pappy's Restaurant.
We Have You Covered!
Whatever your water interest – from boating, to challenging guided fishing, or something in between- Elk Creek Marina with it’s waterfront playground has you covered. We’ve got everything on the water, including boat rentals, kayaks, SUP’s, boat launching and loading, store, tackle shop, t-shirts, gifts, gasoline, boat and repair supplies, guided fishing, boat slips, Pappy’s Restaurant, and new this year - Adventure Camping Pods located in Elk Creek Campground.
Located in Western Colorado near the town of Gunnison, Colorado’s largest body of water is a must-see destination. Blue Mesa Reservoir spans 20 miles and boasts over 96 miles of shoreline. Blue Mesa is part of the Curecanti National Recreation Area, and offers two full service marinas — Elk Creek Marina and Lake Fork Marina — as well as the famous Pappy’s Restaurant overlooking the lake. The surrounding Gunnison County offers the best of Colorado with truly outstanding and spectacular scenic areas, gold medal and wild trout waters, and great recreation.
YOU'RE ON LAKE TIME!
NEW for 2020
Adventure Camping Pods
at Elk Creek Campground
Offering an experience that is unique to campgrounds, combining camping with an exhilarating paddle on the open water.
Our Pods are the only accommodations located on Blue Mesa Reservoir. We are taking reservations for summer.
Adventure Pods come with 2 paddle boards, drink tickets to our onsite restaurant and a bundle of firewood.
Adventure Pods offer cozy insurance against bad weather, these sturdy structures are the perfect luxury upgrade. Forget the tent and avoid the hassle with a comfortable pod getaway.
Elk Creek Marina: Boat slips are open. Curbside Service is open & includes: fuel, boat rentals; pontoon, SUP, kayaks, and store items; fishing tackle, merchandise, hats, drinks and more.
Lake Fork Marina: Boat slips are open. Curbside Service is open.
Guided Fishing Reservations:
Blue Mesa Reservoir is open.
Morrow Point is open.
Pappy's Curbside Take Out Service:
Deck is open for Pappy's take-out.
Open: Thurs.- Mon. 11 am-7 pm
Pontoon boats have a limit of 8 on the boat to include adults, children, babies and pets.
Pet limit is 2.
Blue Mesa Adventure Pods:
Open. Online reservations at:
ELK CREEK MARINA
Curbside Service Open: 8 am-5pm
16 mi. W of Gunnison on Hwy 50
LAKE FORK MARINA
Curbside Service Open: 8 am-5pm
29 mi W of Gunnison on Hwy 50
39 mi E of Montrose on Hwy 50
Deck is Open for Curbside Take Out Service:
Thursdays - Mondays: 11am-7pm
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Located at Elk Creek Marina
ADVENTURE CAMPING PODS
We are taking reservations.
Located within Elk Creek Campground
CURECANTI NRA MAP
Sportsmen and campers love maps. We have added a new 3D terrain map which features the Curecanti NRA area and beyond. Explore our area in an amazingly detailed terrain map. Zoom all the way in to see the actual USGS topo lines, forest roads and so much more. This is a fun map. Check it out!
Check out our stores!
Hoodies, T-shirts, fishing tackle & more
NPS P. Santellan Photo