• 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?

Morrow Point Dam

Morrow Point Dam, found within the silent walls of the Black Canyon, was the first thin-arch, double curvature concrete dam built in the United States (completed in 1968).