Frequently asked questions

Will the pods accommodate an extra person?

No. Each pod accommodates exactly the number specified. Currently we have pods that accommodate adults for: 1, 2 and 2 adults plus 1 child. We also have pods for 1 or 2 guests and 1 pet. Guests that exceed the maximum occupancy limit of the camping pod will be asked to leave.

Can we bring an extra vehicle?

Each pod location site is allowed one vehicle.

How can we add additional days once we reserve a pod?

Please call for availablity at 866-342-4664.

How far is it for the pods to the lake?

Pods are located in section C within the Elk Creek Campground, the distance to the lake beach access is approximately ½ mile.

Is there cell service at the pods?


Is there electricity at the pods?


Can we use the paddle board after the check-out time?

No, you must check out by 11 a.m. with the paddle boards secured to the racks provided and equipement stored in storage box. Fees will apply if boats are not in at check-out.

Can we make same day pod reservations?

No, same day reservation may not be made.

Can we reserve an RV site in addition to the pods?

RV sites are available through Elk Creek Campground (NPS):

Pod reservations are reserved through www.adventurecamping

Are pets allowed in the pods?

Pets are allowed in a select few pods for a flat rate for of $10. One pet per pod is allowed. Pets must be leashed at the campground. Please see pet policy for more detail information.

Are the bathrooms and showers located close by?

The bathrooms are located in Loop C with the pods. The showers are located within walking distance from Loop C at the Elk Creek Marina parking lot (approx. 1/2 mile).

Are paddle boards allowed on the pontoon boat rental?

Absolutely. Cruise the Blue Mesa, find your own cove, and discover the reservoir. Paddle boards must be returned to the pods.


Blue Mesa Adventure Pods

Blue Mesa Reservoir Gunnison, Colorado

Online Reservations Questions Only: 866-342-4664

Open Friday, April 30 Thru Saturday, October 2, 2021

Seasonal Closure October 3, 2021

Reservations are Open for Summer 2021

Elk Creek Marina: Open May 1 - September 30

Pappy’s Restaurant: Open Mid May - September 15

Curecanti National Recreation Area


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 concessionaire for Curecanti National Recreation Area