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The Ultimate Way To Camp

We offer an experience that is unique to campgrounds, combining camping with an exhilarating paddle on the open water. Discover a memorable aquatic camping landscape. Our pods are the only accommodations located on Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison, Colorado.


Elk Creek and Lake Fork Marina's and Pappy’s Restaurant are Closed due to low water levels.

While the water level is low, there are still areas within driving distance to paddleboard on the lake. Our starry nights are cool and the days are full of sunshine.

Camping Pods are open through October 2, 2021.

New – Pet Friendly  Pods

Pontoon Boat Add-on Option

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


Reservations Open for Summer 2021

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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 queen 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 queen 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 30 – May 27, 2021

September 6 – October 2, 2021

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

Peak:  $129

May 31 – September 2, 2021

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

Holiday:  $149 

May 28 – 30, 2021

July 2 – 4, 2021

September 3 – 5, 2021

Additional Pod Cost:

Transaction Reservation Fee: $5

Taxes: 4.9%

Pods come with:

  • Two paddle boards

  • Two drink tokens at Pappy's Restaurant

  • 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.


 New for 2021.  Add a pontoon rental to your camping package with a two night minimum stay.

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

Friday, April 30 through Saturday October 2, 2021.

Notice: Boats are not available this September due to Marina closures.

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

  • Add-on a pontoon boat with a two night or more stay.

On Location

Elk Creek Marina

Pappy's Restaurant 

Shower Facilities

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, and offer two full service marinas — Elk Creek Marina and Lake Fork Marina — as well as the famous Pappy’s Restaurant overlooking the reservoir. 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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