Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch #444, Western Horizon Resort

Nestled at the southern base of the West Elk Wilderness at an elevation of 7,600 feet, Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch is truly a Rocky Mountain High. The Gunnison Country is a perfect place to plan your summer getaway! You can expect glorious sunny days and delightfully cool evenings and nights. Blue Mesa Ranch furnishes exceptional facilities and amenities.We have RV sites, cabins and park models for your comfort and relaxation. Our resort is adjacent to the Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado's largest lake, a 26 mile long lake with 96 miles of shoreline.Blue Mesa Lake is part of the Curecanti National Recreation Area featuringthree reservoirs and is on the edge of the Black Canyon National Park. We are in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and Western Colorado. We provide a treasure trove of recreational fun, sightseeing and good western fun!


27601 W Highway 50, Gunnison, Colorado 81230 - United States

Resort Website:

Sites with full hookups:


Sites with partial hookups:

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Maximum amperage:


Maximum RV Length:






Park Models; Deluxe Cabins


2 - 6


3 PM


11 AM

Nightly Rate:

$60 - $80


Not required

Minimum Stay:


Not provided

Peak Season:

July 1 to September 11. Open May 1 to Oct 15.


Resort rules apply.


RV site reservations are required and can be made through Resorts of Distinction up to 90 days in advance. Call resort for late arrival. Rental reservations can be made by calling 970-642-4150 up to 60 days in advance, 30 days for holidays.

Holiday Rules:


Activity center, bath house, 2 clubhouses, e-mail access, gated security, lake or pond, laundry facilities, library, marina 2 miles away with boat rentals, picnic area, playground, sauna, sport court, 2 swimming pools, visitor mail service, arcade/game room, badminton, basketball, bingo, boat rentals (pontoon), fishing at the resort, hiking trails, horseshoes, miniature golf, movies, ping pong, planned activities, pool tables, shuffleboard, swimming, teen center, and wilderness area.

Pet Rules:

Must be on leash.

Local Attractions:

Blue Mesa Reservoir, Black Canyon Boat Tours, Pioneer Museum, Black Canyon National Monument, Elk Creek Marina & Pappy's Restaurant, Water Activities, National Historic Districts: Crested Butte and Lake City.


From Gunnison travel 12 miles west on Hwy 50, resort is on the right.