Blue Mesa Outpost

940 Cove Road
Gunnison, CO 81230


Property Overview

Blue Mesa Outpost overlooks the largest body of water in Colorado, Blue Mesa Reservoir.

Each of the cabins and campsites envelope you with gorgeous views of Blue Mesa Reservoir and the surrounding Rocky Mountains of Gunnison. Ten of their RV sites are pull-through and face the reservoir or mesa. The RV sites are 25 feet wide, and range in length from 80 to 100 feet.

The cabins sleep four to six people, and they overlook the reservoir. The tent sites also overlook the reservoir.

The reservoir boasts some of the best trout and salmon fishing in Colorado.

Blue Mesa Outpost is located just one mile from boat ramps.

The park is 25 miles west of downtown Gunnison, and 35 miles east of Montrose.

Elevation: 7,777

Types of Stays

  • Overnight and short-stays (nightly or weekly)
  • Long (28-day, monthly, or more)
  • Stay limits may apply

Months Open

Please contact the campground directly for specific opening and closing dates and availability.

  • May - October


  • Pet friendly (some restrictions apply)
  • Pet breed restrictions
  • Contact office regarding pets in rental cabins and units


  • Credit cards accepted (ask office for details)
Sites & Lodging

Tent Sites: 10

RV Sites: 12

  • Amps: 20, 30, 50
  • Max RV Length: 85 ft
  • Pull Through Sites: 10
  • Full Hookup Sites: 12
  • Double Slide-out Sites: 12

Other Lodging: 6

  • Types: Fully furnished, modern cabins
Amenities & Activities


  • Internet / Wifi
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Firewood
  • Laundry
  • Playground
  • Arcade / game room


  • LP for RVs
  • LP for portables
  • Fishing
  • Hiking / nature trails
  • Marina
  • Water skiing
  • Canoeing / kayaking
  • River rafting
Enjoy a video of Blue Mesa Escape, where you can tent camp, bring your RV, or rent a vacation cabin. This is on Blue Mesa Reservoir, near Gunnison CO.

Enjoy a video of Blue Mesa Outpost, where you can tent camp, bring your RV, or rent a vacation cabin. Such a wonderful view of Blue Mesa Reservoir, near Gunnison CO.




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