Durango, Colorado
Camping at Private Campsites

Private Campgrounds in Durango, CO

Lightner Creek Campground

One of the most popular private campgrounds in the Durango area is Lightner Creek Campground and RV Park. It's a mere 5 miles from town and features a refreshing creek that bubbles through the gorgeous 27-acre property. This family campground also delivers loads of amenities including heated swimming pool, hot showers, playground for the kids, coin-op laundry, convenience store and free Wi-Fi. Three choices for accommodations are available: RV hookup sites, tent sites and cabins for rent (Camper Cabins, Lodge Rooms or Housekeeping Cabins). Please be aware—NO campfires are allowed at this location, so cooking must be done over a gas or charcoal fire. You might want to bring your Coleman. Pets allowed.

Lightner Creek RV Park & Cabins
1567 C.R. 207 (Lightner Creek Rd.)
Durango, CO 81301

KOA Camping, Durango

If you are camping with kids, Durango KOA Kampgrounds boasts mini golf and a new swimming pool as well as nightly ice cream gatherings and free movies! Pizza, too! Nearby outfitters will manage equipment and logistics to get you kayaking and whitewater rafting on the Animas River. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot is also close by. If you are interested in exploring Mesa Verde National Park, the KOA campground in Durango could serve as a great base camp. With so many outstanding services, it is a favorite of both locals and tourists and won the 2009 KOA President's Award for excellence.

Durango KOA
30090 Highway 160
Durango, CO 81303

United Campgrounds in Durango, CO

United Campground of Durango is set on the banks of the wild Animas River. With almost 200 campsites, split between drive-through full-service RV spots and grassy tent sites, everyone will find themselves at home. Here, you can take a swim in the heated pool, enjoy free cable and Wi-Fi, play in the game room, browse the General Store & Gift Shop or catch up on your travel laundry. United Campground is also a stop on the City Trolley, so guests gain easy access to the town of Durango. Even the Durango-Silverton train runs through the campground, making this is a special place. Pets are welcome.

United Campground, Durango
1322 Animas View Drive
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-3853

Other Camping Options

Want more choices? There is an extensive list of campgrounds in San Juan National Forest, as well as sites in Mesa Verde National Park and in the two Colorado State Parks nearest Durango (Navajo State Park and Mancos State Park). There are also RV Parks in the vicinity.