• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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    US Highway 50 will be closed east of Gunnison on Wednesday, August 20, for the USA Pro Challenge bicycle race. More »

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Solar cooking demonstration

Circa 1970's solar cooking demonstration at Curecanti.

Ranger Program Schedule: August 25-31, 2014 »

Did You Know?

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The Curecanti Needle has long been a defining symbol and landmark of this region. In 1882, the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad entered the Black Canyon and promptly designated the Curecanti Needle as their symbol.