Adventure Camping Pods on Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, Colorado



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

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 SUPs and life preservers, firewood and drink tickets 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.

What to bring:

Sheets, Blankets or Sleeping Bag

Towels, Swim Gear, Sunscreen, Flashlight

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.  Drink tickets may be used any time during the season.

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.