• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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Pets at Curecanti

Pets are permitted in Curecanti, and allowed on all hiking trails, but must be leashed at all times.

Pets are not allowed on the Morrow Point Boat Tour.

Owners are responsible for their pet's behavior and may receive fines if their animal creates problems with wildlife and/or other visitors.

Do not leave your pet unattended in a vehicle or campsite. Interior temperatures of vehicles rise within minutes and pets can quickly overheat and die, even with the windows cracked.

Boarding services in the area include:

Montrose:
Redclyffe Kennels, 16793 Chipeta Rd., (970) 249-6395
Dogs' Inn, Inc., 330 Denny Court, (970) 252-8877

Gunnison:
Critter Sitters and Outfitters, 98 County Road 17, (970) 641-0460
Waggin' Tails Doggy Daycare, 800 Rio Grande Ave, (970) 641-WAGS

Did You Know?

Elk

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.