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Horsetooth Reservoir County Park

By |November 29th, 2015|

Fort Collins, CO Website: http://www.co.larimer.co.us/parks/horsetooth.cfm Overview: This is a fantastic county park near Fort Collins. We moved here from the KOA in Fort Collins because it was much more affordable. It is right on Horsetooth Reservoir with amazing views and all that the lake offers (boating, fishing, etc.). The camp hosts were awesome and helped us extend our stay. (We had to move 3 times in order to stay the 2 weeks.) It is a very desirable park; so try to book in advance if possible. Campsites: Lakeside sites are electric (30amp) and water only. Sites with lake views are full hookups (30/50 amp, water, sewer). Each site has a nice patio area with a picnic table and fire pit. The sites are very level gravel. The sites are nicely spaced out for privacy. Lakeside sites have shade trees. Amenities: Bathhouses, recreational pavilion, boat launches, and beaches. Pet friendly: Yes, but pets must remain on a leash. Internet:  No Price:  $20-25/night Rating: 4.5/5

KOA Fort Collins/Lakeside

By |November 29th, 2015|

Fort Collins, CO Website: http://koa.com/campgrounds/fort-collins-lakeside/ Overview: This is a very nice KOA near Fort Collins, Colorado. It is one of the nicest KOA’s that we have 'kamped' in. The sites are all nice, however if the park is full there is minimal privacy. The lake is beautiful and the amenities are top notch. The management is super friendly and helpful! We really enjoyed our stay here. The only downside is that it is rather pricey. Campsites: Level, paved pull through and back-in sites. Each site has 30/50 amp, water, sewer, and cable. Some sites have concrete patios. Each site has a picnic table (or patio set) and grill (charcoal or gas). Amenities: Seasonal pool, miniature golf, snack bar, store, rental boats and bikes, bumper boats, fishing, propane, walking/nature trail, gated entry, bathhouses, laundry, basketball, cabin rental, pickle ball, shuffleboard, fitness center, inflatable fun, and recreational/family center. Pet friendly: Yes, with a fenced in dog park. Internet:  Yes, Wi-Fi is available. Price:  FHU $44-85/night Rating: 4.5/5

Mesa Verde RV Resort

By |July 31st, 2015|

Mancos, CO Website: http://www.mesaverdervresort.com/ Overview: This is a great campground right across the street from Mesa Verde National Park! You can literally see the national park from your doorstep. The owners and camp hosts are very friendly. The facilities are very nice. This is a great location for exploring Mesa Verde National Park and the surrounding area. Campsites: Level, gravel parking pads with full (30/50 amp, water, sewer) or partial hookups (30 amp, water). Most sites are pull-through, but some back-in sites are available. There is adequate spacing between sites, but there are not that private. Plenty of shade trees are present. Amenities: Seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool (Memorial Day to Labor Day), two outdoor hot tubs, community outdoor sitting area with propane grills, very nice bathroom and laundry facilities, two ponds with walking paths and picnic tables, and camp store (with video rental) Pet friendly: Yes, but must remain on a leash. However, there is a gorgeous dog walking area! Internet:  Free Wi-Fi available throughout resort. Price:  FHU $39-45/night Rating: 4/5