Elk Creek Campground

Elk Creek Campground is located 16 miles west of Gunnison on U.S. Highway 50 on the shore of Blue Mesa Reservoir. There is a well marked turn-off off Hwy 50 and signs into the campground. Pods are located in Loop C.


The campground is located within the Curecanti National Recreational Area. All types of camping from tents to pods to large RVs can be accommodated at Elk Creek.  


NOTE: Blue Mesa Adventure Pods are managed by Elk Creek Marina (concessionaire for the Curecanti National Recreation Area), all other camping is managed through the National Park Service. (970) 641-2337.

Blue Mesa Adventure Pods Amenities and Facilities​

Elk Creek Marina 

Pappy's Restaurant Overlooking the Reservoir

96 Miles of Shoreline for Endless Activities

Shower House


Water Spigot located within LOOP C

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