• 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.

Directions

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


Plane

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

Did You Know?

Foundation in Iola Basin

Three historic towns were abandoned and flooded when Blue Mesa Reservoir was created: Iola, Cebolla and Sapinero.