May 1- September 31. Open daily 7am - 5pm during peak and 8 am - 5 pm non-peak.
16 miles west of Gunnison on Highway 50.
Elk Creek Marina is the major facility of Blue Mesa Reservoir, featuring the main marina, Pappy's Restaurant and Blue Mesa Adventure Camping Pods. Lake Fork Marina is located on the west end of Blue Mesa Reservoir near Blue Mesa Dam. The marinas offer in-and-out boat launching, a store, guided fishing on two reservoirs, tackle, gasoline, boat rentals, kayaks, SUP's and boat slips, and Blue Mesa Adventure Camping Pods. Blue Mesa Adventure Camping Pods are the only accommodations located on Blue Mesa Reservoir. Pods that come equipped with paddle boards and firewood. Pods are located at Elk Creek Campground, 16 miles west of Gunnison on Highway 50. Elk Creek Marina, LLC is the concessionaire for Curecanti National Recreation Area.