Location of Curecanti NRA in Colorado.

Curecanti is located between the Colorado towns of Gunnison (to the east), Montrose (to the west), and Lake City (to the south). The West Elk Mountain Wilderness area borders Curecanti to the north. U.S. Highway 50 runs the length of Curecanti east to west.

An electric vehicle charging station is located at the southern edge of the Elk Creek marina parking lot, near the ramp to the marina.

Public transportation is not available in Curecanti, but there are airports and bus stops in Gunnison and Montrose.

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Distance from central Curecanti

Location Distance (miles) Distance (kilometers)
Gunnison 9 mi 14.5 km
Montrose 38 mi 61.2 km
Denver 209 mi 336.4 km
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park 36 mi 57.9 km
Rocky Mountain National Park 258 mi 415.2 km
Mesa Verde National Park 180 mi 289.7 km
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve 168 mi 270.4 km
Colorado National Monument 113 mi 181.9 km
Dinosaur National Monument (Colorado side) 226 mi 363.7 km
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument 157 mi 252.7 km
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site 240 mi 386.2 km
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site 300 mi 482.8 km
Amache National Historic Site 310 mi 498.9 km
Hovenweep National Monument (Colorado Sites) 200 mi 321.9 km
Yucca House National Monument 195 mi 313.8 km

Last updated: March 9, 2023

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102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


970 641-2337 x205

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