• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

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Gunnison Tunnel Opening
The official opening of the Gunnison Tunnel by President Taft at the West Portal, 1909.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Almeron Newman, Library of Congress

Did You Know?

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagles winter at Curecanti, feeding on fish until the water becomes ice covered.