Don't let the summer get away!!!!



Under new Ownership!  Our name is changing, but you will still receive the same great service you have always expected.  Larry & Gina cannot wait to welcome you to the clean, cozy cabins, each with a spectacular view of Blue Mesa Reservoir.  Or choose to stay in one of our pull-through RV sites with great views of the mountains or reservoir.  Our tent sites are rustic, just the atmosphere your are looking for after a day of exploring the area.  Call us now and book!


Click here for current webcam look at Blue Mesa Reservoir/Lake Fork

Here is current view at east end of Blue Mesa Reservoir - Elk Creek

View of Gunnison Point - Black Canyon of the Gunnison (NPS)

View of Grizzly Ridge - Black Canyon of the Gunnison (NPS)



Blue Mesa Escape

Cabin Rentals and RV sites on Blue Mesa Reservoir.


Located near scenic US Highway 50, just west of Gunnison.  Our resort sits atop a bluff that overlooks Colorado's largest body of water, the Blue Mesa Reservoir. 

Blue Mesa Escape is the perfect recreational destination.

Boating Access?



We offer modern, comfortable, fully equiped cabins with beautiful views overlooking Blue Mesa Reservoir.

  • 4 Person Cabin - Queen size bed in the bedroom and full sleeper sofa in living area.
  • 6 Person Cabin - Full bed and bunk beds in the bed room and full sleeper sofa in living area.
    • Fully furnished: full kitchen with dishes, full bath/shower, a dining and living room with sleeper sofa, and a separate bedroom. 
    • Bed and bath Linens are provided for all of the cabins.  
    • All occupants of the resort have access to the laundry facilities.

Our cabins are your home away from home.


RV Sites?

We have the best RV sites with beautiful views overlooking Blue Mesa Reservoir. All full hookup sites (water, electric, septic) 30 and 50 amp.

All sites are pull-through sites for easy setup, with picnic tables, fire pits, and charcoal grills available, upon request. (first come, first serve)


Primitive Tent Sites located throughout the park, with access to the laundry and bath house.


Office Hours: 8 - 11a.m. and 3 - 8 p.m.

Open May 1 - Nov 1

Check In after 3:07 p.m.

Checkout before 11:07 a.m.

Blue Mesa Sunrise at Blue Mesa Escape

Blue Mesa Sunset at Burnin Daylight Ranch Resort 

Sunset at Blue Mesa Escape


      Blue Mesa Reservoir - Fall scene from our property

Colorado's largest body of water

Colorado's Scenic Highway 50 Bridge near Sapinero, CO


 Local links:

Gunnison Chamber of Commerce,

Scenic River Tours, Sportfish Colorado, Ice Fishing on Blue Mesa Reservoir, Blue Mesa Reservoir - Information,


Black Canyon of the Gunnison,

Boat Tours Down the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, Hiking Along the Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison


Curecanti National Recreation Area,

 Hiking in the Cureacanti National Recreation Area, Curecanti Scenic Drives,