• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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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?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

The average precipitation at Curecanti is only 12" a year, which is why there are few trees around Blue Mesa Reservoir.