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Blue Mesa Reservoir

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Colorado's Largest Lake 

Elk Creek Marina and Pappy's Restaurant will be Closed and not operating for the 2022 Summer Season.
The NPS Ramps will be open.

 

Whatever your water interest – from boating, to challenging guided fishing, or something in between- Elk Creek Marina with its 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 Blue Mesa 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 Reservoir is part of the Curecanti National Recreation Area. 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.

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Closed for 2022 Summer Season

Elk Creek Marina

Elk Creek Marina maintains a large rental fleet of pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes, and SUP’s on Blue Mesa Reservoir with a general store, boat slips,  fishing gear, tackle and guides, and Pappy’s Restaurant. Located 16 miles west of Gunnison on Hwy. 50.

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Open Date Pending for 2022 Summer Season

Lake Fork Marina

The smaller of our marina's Lake Fork Marina is located on the west end of Blue Mesa Reservoir near Blue Mesa Dam on Hwy. 92. The marina offers in and out boat launching, a store and tackle shop, gasoline, boat rentals, boat slips and guided fishing.

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Open for 2022 Summer Season

Blue Mesa Adventure Pods

Your camp is already set up when you arrive! We offer 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. 

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YOU'RE ON LAKE TIME!

BLUE MESA ADVENTURE PODS

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OPEN

April 29 - October 3, 2022

Located within Elk Creek Campground

102 Elk Creek, Gunnison, CO 81230

Seasonal Closure: October 3, 2022

RESERVATIONS ONLINE ONLY

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*Hours and dates subject to change.

ELK CREEK MARINA
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CLOSED FOR THE 2022 SUMMER SEASON
16 mi. W of Gunnison on Hwy. 50

LAKE FORK MARINA
970-641-3048

OPEN DATE PENDING FOR THE 2022 SUMMER SEASON
From Gunnison: 27 mi. W Hwy. 50 to Hwy. 92
From Montrose: 39 mi. E Hwy. 50 to Hwy. 92

PAPPY'S RESTAURANT

Located at Elk Creek Marina

CLOSED FOR THE 2022 SUMMER SEASON