Blue Mesa Outpost

940 Cove Road
Gunnison, CO 81230


Property Overview

Welcome to Blue Mesa Outpost, overlooking the largest body of water in Colorado!

Each of the accommodations envelope you with gorgeous views of Blue Mesa Reservoir and the surrounding Rocky Mountains of Gunnison, Colorado. Ten of our RV sites are pull through and face the reservoir or mesa. They’re 25 feet wide, ranging in length from 80 to 100 feet. The four to six person, one bedroom cabins, and tent sites, each overlook the reservoir.

The reservoir boasts some of the best trout and salmon fishing in Colorado, and Blue Mesa Outpost is located just one mile from boat ramps. Located at 940 Cove Road, Gunnison, Colorado 81230, just 25 miles west of downtown Gunnison, and 35 miles east of Montrose,  off Highway 50, between mile markers 131 and 132.

For your planning purposes, cabins require a minimum two night stay for holiday weekends and weekends in June / July.

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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