• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • East Portal Road is now open.

    Please be aware that the road could close again if winter conditions or rock slides exist.

Plan Your Visit

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)

Photo by Shawn Cigrand

When You Get Here
Stop at the Elk Creek Visitor Center for additional information, Morrow Point Boat Tour reservations, publications and Junior Ranger program for kids.

Help preserve Curecanti for future generations. Please don't pick the flowers, feed or approach wildlife, or disturb natural features.


Did You Know?

Lake Trout

The largest recorded Lake Trout in Colorado was taken from Blue Mesa Reservoir in May 2007. It’s size was a gigantic 50.35 pounds and it measured 44.25 inches.