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Curecanti, Curecanti National Recreation Area

Curecanti, Curecanti National Recreation Area


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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

  • Camping -- Colorado -- Curecanti National Recreation Area,
  • Recreation areas -- Colorado,
  • Curecanti National Recreation Area (Colo.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCurecanti National Recreation Area, Camping
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14529028M

      Curecanti National Recreation Area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild Gunnison River. The reservoirs that make up Curecanti today are a destination for water-based recreation high in the Rocky Mountains. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, Curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching/5(2). Recently discovered dinosaur fossils, a 5, acre archeological district, a narrow gauge train, and traces of year old dwellings further enhance the offerings of Curecanti. ground condition Complete As needed Curecanti National Recreation Area None Recreation Land use Ownership Boundary Park.

    John W. Gunnison Expedition Illustration from Gunnison-Beckwith Exploration Report, Herds of buffalo, wide open spaces, and the amazingly massive landscape of the American West captivated John W. Gunnison and other members of the Stansbury Expedition in The mountain ranges were eroding during this time span, similar to our present Rocky Mountains, so any rocks that may have been here were washed away. In our page book, the Paleozoic would fill pages through Because these "pages" are missing here we need to look at rocks from other parts of the southwest to see what this area was.

    Cimarron is on the Westernmost edge of the Curecanti National Recreation Area off route The canyon is narrow and twisting. It ends abruptly at the foot high dam. You can walk across a pedestrian bridge and down the canyon from the parking lot. Every drop of water /5(). Exploring what to see and do in Gunnison and Curecanti National Recreation Area can be overwhelming, but Frommer's has the definitive guide on the internet for things to do.

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Lincoln, Neb.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Midwest Archeological Center, MLA Citation (style guide) Jones, Bruce A. The Curecanti Archeological Project: Excavations At Three Sites in Curecanti National Recreation Area, Colorado. Precambrian accounts for the history of the Earth from its very beginning up until about million years ago.

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For miles and miles, there are turn-offs with /5().Popular for the three reservoirs that make it a destination for water-based recreation, Curecanti National Recreation Area has to be your next RV holiday spot. Not only is the park popular for water sports, angling enthusiasts fancy the park for its abundant salmon and trout.