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)


Burnin' Daylight Ranch Resort

Cabin Rentals and RV sites on Blue Mesa Reservoir.


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

Burnin' Daylight Ranch Resort is the perfect recreational destination.

Just a mile from Lake Fork boat launch, rentals, and marina. About 15 miles west of Elk Creek marina and boat launch.


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

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

Our cabins are your home away from home.

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

Open May 1 - Nov 1

Check In after 3:00 p.m.

Checkout before 11:00 a.m.

  Blue Mesa Sunset at Burnin Daylight Ranch Resort   

Blue Mesa Sunrise at Burnin' Daylight Ranch Resort                Blue Mesa Sunset at Burnin' Daylight Ranch Resort


 Colorado's largest body of water

      Blue Mesa Resevoir - Fall scene from our property                    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,