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Curecanti National Recreation Area, CO

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Overview

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.

Directions:

Curecanti National Recreation Area is located approximately 200 miles southwest of Denver.

U.S. Highway 50 runs the length of Curecanti between Montrose and Gunnison, Colorado. The recreation area is also accessed from CO Hwy 149 and CO Hwy 92.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By bus: To Montrose or Grand Junction
By train: To Grand Junction

PLANE
Commercial airline service is available to Gunnison, Montrose and Grand Junction.
 

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