Our Guide to the Best Campgrounds In Colorado 2020

OUR GUIDE TO THE BEST CAMPGROUNDS IN COLORADO 2020

From quiet, secluded campsites to lively RV campgrounds, we’ve compiled a list of the 7 best RV campgrounds in Colorado to ensure you never forget your trip to the Centennial State.

There’s nothing quite like camping in Colorado. The mighty Rocky Mountains provide the backdrop as you ramble along, all the while stopping at breathtaking overlooks, remote mountain towns and discovering unforgettable hideaways. 

More and more people are discovering the freedom that RV camping offers; giving you the ability to explore on your own terms and on your own time. We think campgrounds are as much a part of the adventure as hiking and exploring and as one of the nation’s top trailer manufacturers, we understand the importance of a good campground. 

This is why we’ve compiled a list of the seven best campgrounds in Colorado for adventurers and enthusiasts alike. While each site differs in location, size and amenities, all of these campgrounds are RV-friendly, deliver top-notch customer service, and offer some of the best camping in Colorado.

Ouray RV Park and Cabins

Surrounded by breathtaking views and waterfalls, Ouray RV Park and Cabins is located just ½ mile north of downtown Ouray. Every site offers spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains, making this one of the most scenic campgrounds in Colorado. 

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • Short walk to the Hot Springs Pool
  • Walking distance to Ouray shops and restaurants
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Commercial laundromat
  • Onsite cafe & steakhouse

Nearby attractions

Yankee Boy Basin (0.8 miles),

Ouray Alchemist Museum (0.9 miles), 

Bear Creek Falls (0.8 miles).

What travelers say about this campground

“We had a great experience...the bathroom and showers were clean and the game room was good. The owners were really nice and the cafe on site had a really good breakfast”.

Lindsay S., TripAdvisor

“...We were so happy to have a RV spot with you during the winter season. Your place is beautiful, it’s a great location. We enjoyed every moment of our stay...We will be back next year!”

Kaila P., Google reviews

Ouray RV Park and Cabins is located at 1700 N. Main St., Ouray, CO 81427.

Circle The Wagons RV Park 

Circle The Wagons RV Park is one of our favorite RV-friendly campgrounds in Colorado. Featuring 43 back-in gravel RV sites, Circle The Wagons is conveniently located near the small town of La Veta, CO, and is open May 1 - October 24. Not only does Circle the Wagons have an onsite 10x15 ft. camper for rent, it also offers a cabin that sleeps four and features a kitchen, bathroom, WiFi, heat and A/C 

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • Onsite laundry facilities
  • 25 RV sites with 50 amp hookups
  • Free DVDs
  • Game room
  • Bath house w/ private showers
  • Communal fire ring
  • Dog park

Nearby attractions

Francisco Fort Museum (0.4 miles)

Shalawalla Gallery & Gift Shop (0.3 miles) 

La Veta Gallery on Main (0.3 miles)

What travelers say about this campground

“We've been traveling for five months and this is the most pleasant of all RV parks we've experienced. The owners are very kind, the facilities are clean and maintained, grounds attractive and small pleasantries abound...Thank you!’ 

- Marla V., Google reviews

“Green grass, large cottonwood trees, and the Cucharas river make this feel very pleasant. You can walk the few blocks into the center of town for restaurants and shops. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The bathrooms are super clean and there is a large selection of books, games and DVDs to borrow.”

- Margaret T., TripAdvisor

Circle The Wagons RV Park is located at 126 W 2nd Street, La Veta, CO 81055.

Westerly RV Park

Located in the stunning Animas River Valley just five miles north of the city of Durango, Westerly RV Park is one of our favorite Colorado RV parks. Westerly RV Park is a great home-base while you explore nearby hiking, mountain biking, skiing, hunting, golfing and whitewater rafting.

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • Full RV hook-ups with 50 and 30 amp service at each site
  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite laundry
  • Conveniently located next to Trimble Spa & Natural Hot Springs
  • Open year-round

Nearby attractions

James Ranch Grill (3.1 miles)

Bar D Chuckwagon Supper Show (1.9 miles)

Honeyville (2.9 miles)

What travelers say about this campground

“We are full time RVing and we can't tell you how much we loved staying at Westerly Park, it's our favorite yet...we have never felt so well taken care of and welcome. They were so accommodating and made everything run so smoothly....Such great memories there”

- Kirtley F., TripAdvisor

“...This is a very nice rv park and very’ respectable owners...The hook ups are in a good spot and easy to access.”

- Ruben O., Google reviews

Westerly RV Park is located at 6440 County Road 203, Durango, CO 81301-7137.

Sundance RV Park

We think Sundance RV Park is one of the best adult-oriented campgrounds in Colorado due to its proximity to Four Corners and Mesa Verde National Parks. A quiet RV park tucked away in the quaint town of Cortez, Sundance RV Park has it all.

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • 64 spacious, long pull-through RV sites
  • All sites feature 50/30/20 amp hookups
  • Free fiber-optic WiFi
  • Free cable TV 
  • Located across the street from a city park that features outdoor pickleball courts, outdoor tennis courts, duck ponds, walking areas and picnic tables.

Nearby attractions

Cortez Cultural Center (0.6 miles)

Cortez Quilt Company (0.6 miles)

The Sunflower Theatre (0.6 mile

What travelers say about this campground

“We stopped in Cortez on a whim so we didn't have a reservation.  Not only did they find us a space, they gave us one that was close to the facilities for my aged mother in law...I will definitely stop here should our travels take us through Cortez again”

- Justin P., Google reviews

“Management was personable, friendly and helpful. This park is very well maintained, showers and laundry spotless and like-new...For the fun of it, order the coconut margarita. OMG...do yourself a favor, try it! A fun drink, more like dessert."

FreddyBee, TripAdvisor

Sundance RV Park is located at 815 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3322. 

Please keep in mind this is an adult-oriented Colorado campground.

Elk Creek Campground and RV Park

Located between Grand Lake Village and Rocky Mountain National Park, Elk Creek Campground and RV Park, this is a great campground by the lake. Just a half-mile walk to Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake and a short distance from Rocky Mountain National Park, this campground is one of the best vacation spots in Colorado.

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • Quick access to mountain and water recreation areas
  • Separate RV, tent, and cabin areas
  • WiFi throughout the park
  • Family-friendly
  • Pet-friendly

Nearby attractions

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre (1.1 miles)

The Beach at Grand Lake (1.3 miles)

Winding River Resort Stables (1.4 miles)

What travelers say about this campground

“...The sites are separated by trees or bushes so there is some privacy and the owners are very pleasant and helpful. Bathrooms and showers are very clean as well. LOVED seeing mama moose and her two babies roaming around the campground. Would absolutely stay here again!”

- Darkeyejunco, TripAdvisor

“Wonderful and clean campground. Really, the best RV camp in the area with great views of the mountains...Easy access to the West side of Rocky Mountain National Park...Saw lots of Elk and a few moose too.”

- Tag G., Google reviews

Elk Creek Campground and RV Park is located at 143 County Road 48, Grand Lake, CO 80447.

Riverside RV Park

Just like the name suggests, Riverside RV Park is located along the Los Pinos River, and this quiet getaway is one of the best Colorado RV parks. With plenty of paths and creeks through the meadows and 300 days of sunshine, Riverside RV Park is one of the best places to take a break from the road and enjoy unparalleled camping in Colorado.

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • 100 sites ranging from RV camping with full hookups to quiet, meadow tent-camping options
  • Onsite bathrooms
  • Onsite laundry services
  • Pet-friendly
  • A half-mile away from the quaint town of Bayfield that features restaurants, shops, grocery stores, micro-brewery and state-of-the-art library.

Nearby attractions

Good Ol' Days Antiques (0.5 miles)

What travelers say about this campground

“This is a beautiful park located in quiet Bayfield...Gas and groceries are close by. Pride of ownership is apparent all throughout this park...The streams that run through the park are clear and make the perfect sound. We will be back”

- Sharon H., TripAdvisor

“...Be sure and check this place out when you get a chance, they have something for everyone.”

- Darla N., Google reviews

Riverside RV Park is located at 41743 US Highway 160, Bayfield, CO 81122.

Mountaindale Cabins & RV Resort

Mountaindale Cabins & RV Resort is our favorite RV park in Colorado Springs. Situated on a pristine plot of land only minutes away from the Beaver Creek State Wildlife Area, Mountaindale Cabins & RV Resort is a great place to relax and recharge.

Some of our favorite things about this Colorado campground:

  • Spacious campground with 45 acres to explore
  • 15 minutes from the town of Colorado Springs
  • Common recreation room with board games, puzzles and playing cards
  • Two roomy pavilions
  • Volleyball court
  • Small children’s playground
  • Fully equipped bathhouse
  • Onsite laundry services


Nearby attractions

High Drive (2.2 miles)

What travelers say about this campground

“Another great stay at Mountaindale. Love this place! Employees are very helpful and accommodating. Wildlife walks through grounds in am and pm...Would definitely recommend.”

- P. C., TripAdvisor

“This park is quiet and full of trees...Excellent wifi. There are trucks that run down Barrett Road, we were near the road, but they did not bother us...This was our second time to stay here and we will again”

- Scott, TripAdvisor

Mountaindale Cabins & RV Resort is located at 2000 Barrett Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80926.

Colorado has so much to offer- from scenic vistas to larger-than-life-mountains to vibrant forests, our beautiful state has it all. Hopefully, this list of the best RV campgrounds in Colorado will give you some ideas for your vacation in the Centennial State. And if you need an off-road camper to make your Colorado vacation happen, give us a call today. Our service and offerings can’t be beat, and do everything we can to make sure you never forget your time camping in Colorado!

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