• 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.

Laws & Policies

FIREARMS INFORMATION
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit the Colorado State Patrol website.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

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The Curecanti Needle has long been a defining symbol and landmark of this region. In 1882, the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad entered the Black Canyon and promptly designated the Curecanti Needle as their symbol.