• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

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Ninth-Twelfth Grades

Black Canyon-ology (Field Trip) Join our rangers as we explore the geology and history of the Black Canyon. This field trip can be offered on either the North or South Rim of the Black Canyon. (3-4 hours)

Lesson Plan


Boating and Water Safety - This lesson, based on the Colorado Boating Safely course, discusses water and boating safety. (90 minutes)

Note: This lesson does not certify students to legally operate a powerboat in Colorado.

Did You Know?

Pine Creek Stairs

To get to the Morrow Point Boat Tour in Curecanti National Recreation Area, visitors must walk down (and back up) 232 stairs on the Pine Creek Trail. More...