• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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  • East Portal Road is now open.

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

Weather & Reservoir Levels

CLIMATE
Weather can vary greatly throughout the day. Summer daytime temperatures range between 50 to 90F (10 to 32C), nights 40 to 60F (4 to 15C). Winter daytime temperatures range between -20 to +40F (-29 to +4C), nights -30 to +20F (-34 to -7C).

Precipitation is minimal, but afternoon thunderstorms and strong winds are common during the summer. Snow accumulation varies greatly year to year. Layered clothing appropriate for the season is recommended.


 

WEATHER

Current Weather Conditions »
Conditions at the Elk Creek Visitor Center, 16 miles west of Gunnison, Colorado.

7-Day Forecast »
National Weather Service forecast for Gunnison, Colorado.


 

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.