Deep Water and Big Fish

Curecanti National Recreation Area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild Gunnison River. The reservoirs that make up Curecanti today are a destination for water-based recreation high in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, Curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Curecanti offers three reservoirs, seven hiking trails, and plenty of fish to catch.

Campground Information


Our 10 campgrounds have a variety of services to accommodate tents or recreational vehicles.

Hiking Trails

Take a Hike

Curecanti offers the hiker diversity of habitat, scenic vistas, wildlife, and wildflowers.



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Information about where pets are allowed in Curecanti.

Annual Boat Permit By Mail

Annual Boat Permit By Mail

For your convenience, annual boat permits are available by mail.

Last updated: March 5, 2021

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Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison , CO 81230


970 641-2337 x205

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