• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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  • East Portal Road is now open.

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

Plants

PLANT & ANIMAL SPECIES LISTS »
By the Northern Colorado Plateau Network Inventory & Monitoring Progam.
 
Indian Paintbrush
Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea)
NPS Photo by Lisa Lynch

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.