• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

Deep Water and Big Fish

Curecanti National Recreation Area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild Gunnison River. The reservoirs that make up Curecanti today are a destination for water-based recreation high in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, Curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching.

Did You Know?

Foundation in Iola Basin

Three historic towns were abandoned and flooded when Blue Mesa Reservoir was created: Iola, Cebolla and Sapinero.