With so much public land, you choose your camping experience - high in the remote backcountry or adjoining public showers and restaurants. Curecanti National Recreation Area has drive-in, boat-in and hike-in campgrounds. The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management host lakeside, streamside and mountainside campgrounds throughout the Gunnison Country.
Most campgrounds are operated from May 1 to October 1, some amenities, such as water and trash service may be discontinued after Labor Day.
BLM and USFS Campgrounds
For reservations for US Forest Service Campgrounds or Bureau of Land Management Campgrounds call 1-877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov.
Curecanti National Recreation Area and Black Canyon National Park
Curecanti Reservations - www.nps.gov/cure/planyourvisit/camping.htm
Black Canyon Reservations - www.nps.gov/blca/planyourvisit/camping.htm
Gunnison also offers a variety of privately owned campgrounds that offer the weary traveler hot showers, cable TV and Internet connections along with electric and water hook-ups….all the comforts of home! See campgrounds listed in the lodging section.