• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado


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.

Public Transportation

By bus: To Gunnison, Montrose or Grand Junction

By train: To Grand Junction


Commercial airline service is available to Gunnison, Montrose and Grand Junction.

Did You Know?


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.