NPS Centennial

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences at Curecanti below or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at

A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial preparations. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish.


Blue Mesa Reservoir

Western Colorado's Hidden Gem

Have you ever wanted to be able to cast a line into clean mountain water surrounded by mountains, mesas, and canyons?

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Curecanti Creek Trail

Go Below the Rim

Curecanti Creek Trail is a little known gem of a hike that delights those who venture below the rim.

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Discover the Gunnison River

Discover the Gunnison River

Stop at Riverway, Neversink, or Cooper’s Ranch picnic areas to stroll among this dense forest of old growth cottonwood.

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