Curecanti National Recreation Area is located approximately 200 miles southwest of Denver.
U.S. Highway 50 runs the length of Curecanti between Montrose and Gunnison, Colorado. The recreation area is also accessed from CO Hwy 149 and CO Hwy 92.
Did You Know?
The average precipitation at Curecanti is only 12" a year, which is why there are few trees around Blue Mesa Reservoir.