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The Ultimate Way To Camp

Blue Mesa Adventure Camping Pods offer an experience that is unique to campgrounds, combining camping with an exhilarating paddle on the open water. Blue Mesa Camping offers a memorable aquatic landscape. Our pods are the only accommodations located on Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison, Colorado.
Stay 2 nights or more get 10% off your second + nights.
*Excluding Holidays


Reservations Are Available Now. 

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Tri Pod

Site # 115

The Tri Pod includes: two beds (double & small single) and will accommodate 3 guests (2 adults, 1 child); 2 paddle boards and a bundle of firewood.

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Lake Pod
Site # 116

The Lake Pod includes: a queen bed and will  accommodate 2 guests, 2 paddle boards and a bundle of firewood.

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Fireside Pod
Site # 117
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The Fireside Pod includes: a full bed and will  accommodate 2 guests, 2 paddle boards and a bundle of firewood.  One pet allowed.

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 Buddy Pod

Site # 118

The Buddy Pod includes: two beds and will accommodate 2 guests, 2 paddle boards and bundle of firewood.

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Sunset Pod

Site # 119

The Sunset Pod includes: a full bed and will  accommodate 2 guests and one pet, 2 paddle boards and a bundle of firewood.

One pet allowed.

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Pod Pricing

The Perks

Non-Peak:  $85 

April 29 – May 25, 2023

September 5 – October 2, 2023

Stay 2 nights or more get 10% off your second + nights.

Peak:  $129

May 30 – June 29, 2023

July 5 – August 31, 2023

Stay 2 nights or more get 10% off your second + nights.

Holiday:  $149 

May 26 – 29, 2023

June 30 – July 4, 2023

September 1 – 4, 2023

Additional Pod Cost:

Transaction Reservation Fee: $5

Taxes: 4.9%

Pods come with:

  • Two paddle boards

  • Bundle of firewood

  • Picnic table

  • Fire pit

  • Paved car space at the site

Pet Policy

We allow one pet in select Pet-Friendly Pods for a flat rate of $10.

Pods can be rented from one night to up to a week, 

Friday, April 29 through Saturday, October 2, 2023

More Perks

  • Your camp is already set up when you arrive - just settle in and make yourself at home

  • Equipped with life jackets (PFD's)

  • Views and easy access to Blue Mesa Reservoir

  • More privacy and security than typical tent camping

  • All the benefits of an insulated structure in summer

  • A big hit with kids

  • A unique experience to rave about

  • Smoke-free

  • Pets allowed in select Pet-Freindly Pods

On Location

Elk Creek Marina  

Pappy's Restaurant  (closed for 2023 season)

96 Miles of shoreline for endless water activities

Located within Curecanti Recreational Area 

" We had a wonderful experience staying at the pod and could tell a lot of thought had been put into the whole 'Supping experience. We throughly enjoyed our stay, and will definitely be back. Thanks for creating such an awesome experience! "  

Located in Western Colorado near the town of Gunnison, Colorado’s largest body of water is a must-see destination. Blue Mesa Reservoir spans 20 miles and boasts over 96 miles of shoreline. Blue Mesa Reservoir and our Adventure Pods are located in the Curecanti National Recreation Area.  Th‍‍‍e surrounding Gunnison County offers the best of Colorado with truly outstanding and spectacular scenic areas, gold medal and wild trout waters, and great recreation.

Life Is Better On The Lake

Life Is Better On The Lake

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