• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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Natural Features & Ecosystems

Morrow Point Reservoir
The natural features and ecosystems of Curecanti not only vary from the east to west, but also from canyon rim to
bottom. (above, Morrow Point Reservoir)
NPS Photo by Lisa Lynch
 

Did You Know?

Elk

A wide range of mammals can be found within Curecanti, including mule deer, mountain lion, black bear, coyote, prairie dogs, bighorn sheep, elk and even an occasional moose.