Add-on a Pontoon Boat to Your Adventure 

Cruise the Blue Mesa. Find your own cove, bring along the paddle boards

and discover the reservoir in solitude.​​

  • Reserve online when reserving your Blue Mesa Adventure Pod!

  • Two night minimum pod rental required to rent a full day pontoon boat.

  • Pontoon boats are to be rented on the second day of your stay, which we have found makes your camping experience the most enjoyable.

  • $299 / 16' full day rental / accommodates 6ppl and one pet.

  • Boats are rented and reserved by the day - 8am to 4 pm.

  • Life jackets are provided by the marina (no need to bring lifejackets from the pods). 

  • Paddle boards are welcome on the boats. Be sure to return the paddle boards to your pod.

  • Pets welcome: One pet allowed, $10 per day - pay pet fee at Elk Creek Marina.

  • Must have a valid drivers license to operate boat.

Things to Note:

If there are no pontoon boats available on the Online POD Reservation Site call Elk Creek Marina for more options at 970-641-0707.

Elk Creek Marina will supply life jackets with your pontoon boat rental.

Fuel is not included in the rental price and is available at the Marina.

Boats are available to rent May 1 - September 30.


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