The Best Camping in Durango, CO

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Durango camping is one of the best ways you can get back in touch with nature and take in the great outdoors in all of its glory. Whether you’re looking for your new favorite summer spot, or want to see what other great sites are in the Farmington and Cortez area, pack up the car with your friends and family to check out some of the best camping Durango, CO has to offer.

United Campgrounds of Durango

United Campgrounds of Durango sits near the banks of the Animas River and has the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train run nearby. They offer more than 100 plus level campsites with electricity and water and 90 grass tent sites for you to set up camp. You’ll also have access to their heated pool and game room, as well as many great golf and fishing sites in the area.

Durango KOA

Durango KOA sits at an elevation of nearly 7,000 ft and features a breathtaking view of the San Juan Mountains. Check out the Kaboose Kafe where you’ll find everything from great breakfast dishes to delicious desserts like sundaes, root beer floats, and fresh-baked pie. They even host regular movie nights and other special events like local farmers markets.

Lightner Creek Campground

Lightner Creek Campground sits in a canyon surrounded by Douglas fir and Ponderosa Pine trees and stretched 27 acres. Here you’ll find a wide variety of cabins, lodges, and tent sizes to meet your needs as well as amenities such as their pet park and dog walking service. Make your way to nearby biking trails, or fishing, river rafting, rock climbing, zip-lining, off-roading, and horseback riding sites for even more outdoor fun!

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