Blue Mesa Reservoir
Colorado's Largest Lake
Thank you all for a great summer on the water!
Lake Fork Marina at the west end of Blue Mesa
will be closed September 6 for the 2022 season.
The NPS Ramps are open
Whatever your water interest – from boating, to challenging guided fishing, or something in between- Lake Fork 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, guided fishing, boat slips, 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.
Open June 1, 2022
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.
Open for 2022
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.
Closed for 2022
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.
YOU'RE ON LAKE TIME!
LAKE FORK MARINA
CLOSED SEPTEMBER 6 FOR THE SUMMER SEASON
From Gunnison: 27 mi. W Hwy. 50 to Hwy. 92
From Montrose: 39 mi. E Hwy. 50 to Hwy. 92
CLOSED FOR THE 2022 SUMMER SEASON
ELK CREEK MARINA and PAPPY'S RESTAURANT
16 mi. W of Gunnison on Hwy. 50