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Blue Mesa Reservoir

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Colorado's Largest Lake 

September 7, 2021 UPDATE

Elk Creek and Lake Fork Marina's are closed for the 2021 season.

Pappy's Restaurant is closed for the 2021 season.

Blue Mesa Adventure Camping Pods are open until October 3.

Elk Creek Boat Ramp is open.

The National Park Service has reopen the Elk Creek boat ramp. Once open, the ramp is expected to remain available through the end of September. Boats must stay at least ten feet from the Elk Creek docks and buoys to remain clear of cables and anchor lines.

Closures are due to Due to lowering water levels.

For more information about Curecanti visit us at www.nps.gov/cure or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at “CurecantiNPS”

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.

The Ultimate Way To Camp

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 in Gunnison, Colorado.
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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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Lake Fork Marina

The smaller of our marina's with rental fleet of pontoons, kayaks, canoes, and SUP’s, store, boat slips, fishing guides, gear and tackle. Located 27 miles west of Gunnison on Hwy. 50. Located 39 miles east of Montrose on Hwy. 50.

Blue Mesa Adventure Pods

We offer an experience that is unique to campgrounds, combining camping with an exhilarating paddle on the open water. Discover a memorable aquatic camping landscape. Our Pods are the only accommodations located on Blue Mesa Reservoir.

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Reservations Open

*Hours and dates subject to change.

ELK CREEK MARINA and PAPPY'S RESTAURANT

2021 Closure: Closed 

 

LAKE FORK MARINA

2021 Closure: Closed 

BLUE MESA ADVENTURE PODS

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2021 Closure: Sunday, October 3, 2021

Located within Elk Creek Campground