Check-in Procedures

We have a no hassle do it yourself check-in procedure.

Blue Mesa Adventure Pods are located at Elk Creek Campground LOOP C (see map).

Drive directly to your site number.

At the site marker post will be your welcome kit and key to your pod.

Two paddle boards (SUPs) with carrying straps and life preservers, drink tokens and firewood will be at your pod.

Pod rentals come with parking for one car or truck only.

There is plenty of parking at the marina parking lot for boats, boat trailers and additions automobiles.

We do not allow pets in the pods.

What to bring:

Sheets, Blankets or Sleeping Bag


Other suggestions to bring with you:

Towels, Swim Gear, Sunscreen,

Cooler for Food and Beverages

Check-in / out

Check-in time is 2:00 p.m. MST

Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. MST

Must be 21 years of age to rent Blue Mesa Adventure Pods.

*When local fire bans are in effect, firewood will not be provided.

*Pappy's season and hours may vary.  

Pets are not allowed in the pods, they are allowed in your own RV if you have reserved an RV site.

Check-out: please remove all trash from the pod and surrounding area and place it in the designated NPS trash receptacles located within the campground, ensure fires are completely extinguished, leave the SUPs clean and locked beside pod, return clean PFDs and paddles to storage bin, leave outside area as you found it.

Elk Creek Marina rents pontoon boats, kayaks, boat slips, and guided fishing services. 

Blue Mesa Adventure Pods

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, Colorado

Online Reservations

Questions Only: 866-342-4664

Open Thru September 30. Closed October 5


Reservations to Open January 2021

Gunnison National Park Service   


Area Information, Boat Regulations, NPS Campground Reservations and

NPS Morrow Point Boat Tours.   

NOTE: NPS does not handle POD reservations.

Elk Creek Marina: Closed for the season.

Pappy’s Restaurant: Closed for the season.

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