• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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    Please be aware that the road could close again if winter conditions or rock slides exist.

Preschool

Feathers or Fur?

Using stories and role-playing, children learn the differences between mammals and birds. (30 minutes)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit Activities (215k pdf)






Trees - Fall/Winter/Spring

Through role-playing children learn how trees grow, then build a forest including the animals that use trees for protection, homes, and food. (30 minutes)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit Activities (353k pdf)

Did You Know?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

The average precipitation at Curecanti is only 12" a year, which is why there are few trees around Blue Mesa Reservoir.