Adventure Camping Pods on Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, Colorado

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Gunnison National Park Service    970-641-2337

Area Information, Boat Regulations, NPS Campground Reservations and

NPS Morrow Point Boat Tours.   

NOTE: NPS does not handle POD reservations.

Elk Creek Marina, LLC is the concessionaire for the Curecanti National Recreation Area

Glamping Pods
An Elevated Camping Experience

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 Gunnison, Colorado's Blue Mesa Reservoir.
The Lake Pod

The Lake Pod includes: a queen bed and  will  accommodate 2 guests; 2 paddle boards; 2 drinks to our onsite restaurant; and a bundle of firewood.

The Buddy Pod

The Buddy Pod includes: two beds and will accommodate 2 guests; 2 paddle boards;  2 drinks to our onsite restaurant; and a bundle of firewood.

The Tri Pod

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

Pods can be rented from one night to up to a week, and are available for rent May through September.

Pod Pricing

Prices will be the same price for all pods per night.

Non-Peak:  $85 

May 1 – May 21, 2020

September 7 – September 30, 2020

Peak:  $129

May 22 – September 6, 2020

 

Holiday:  $149 

July 3 – 4, 2020

Pods come with:

  • Two paddle boards

  • Drink tickets to our onsite restaurant 

  • Bundle of firewood

  • Picnic table

  • Fire pit

  • Paved car space at the site

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

  • Equipped with two paddle boards

  • Views and easy access to Blue Mesa Reservoir

  • Avoid the rain, heat or cold

  • More privacy and security than typical tent camping

  • All the benefits of an insulated structure in summer

  • A big hit with kids

On Site:

Elk Creek Marina

Pappy's Restaurant

Shower Facilities

96 Miles of shoreline for endless water activities

  • Picnic table

  • Fire pit

  • Paved car space at the site

  • Two refreshments provided at Pappy's Restaurant

  • Located within the NPS Curecanti Recreational Area 

  • A unique experience to rave about

  • Pet-free

  • Smoke-free

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.