Denver West / Central City KOA

605 Lake Gulch Rd Co Rd 6

Central City, CO 80427-0771

Reserve: 800-562-8613

Info: 303-582-3043

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Tent Reviews

Jul 24, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
My wife was very impressed with the whole experience. Thought your kampground and staff was the best. We all had a great time there. thanks.
Jul 21, 2014
Smaller then use to and crammed in feeling great location and facility though. Everything was great and staff very pleasant and helpful
Jul 19, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
The employee were friendly and the facilities were over all clean. The problem I have is with the people staying in the camp site next to us. They were openly using illegal drugs and discussing inappropriate topics for my young children. They put on a drug induced light show that my 8 year old son wanted to watch. I should not be forced to explain the behavior to my children.
Jul 14, 2014
This is a fantastic KOA - easily the best I've ever stayed at. The owners are clearly competent and caring people; the tidiness and full-featured facilities are clean, welcoming and inviting.
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 11, 2014
Tent site is too close to the road and entrance parking. Also, guiding signs inadequate on extremely steep and difficult to navigate roads. That said, the facility and services themselves were the best I encountered in my 20 states journey.
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 06, 2014
Jul 05, 2014
The staff was wonderful and the campsite looked great! I had a great time and would gladly go back.
Jul 03, 2014
brought church youth group for tent camping and it was fantastic!! pizza delivery on friday night after setting up camp made for a great stressfree evening
Jul 02, 2014
This was my first stay at a KOA, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. As a senior woman camping alone I felt very comfortable and safe. I enjoyed the General Store. The prices were good and there were some really nice things that you just don't see. The restrooms, rec room, and showers were very clean. The staff was friendly and enthusiastic. The other campers I met were nice. Thank you!
Jul 02, 2014
Would have been better but a drunk lady screaming kept everyone awake for over an hour. Would have been nice to have security or someone stop it earlier.
Jul 02, 2014
We had a great stay! The facilities were well maintained & kept extremely clean. The couple managing the place were great & very helpful. Not as senic as we were hoping, but a great stay.
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
We love that it is clean, has several amenities and close enough for a get a way and far enough to relax. We wish there was an exit off the Central City parkway instead of the winding hills down and up to it through Central City.
Jul 02, 2014
Wonderful site. Amazing staff. A pool would be nice but very good time. Thank you all.
Jun 15, 2014
Beautiful campground! Cleanest campground I've ever stayed in for 30 yrs of camping! Spotless baths, showers and laundry area. Tent spots are landscaped so nice and not packed all together! Friendly people! All around awesome KOA!
Jun 03, 2014
May 31, 2014
clean campground and friendly staff. WiFi, hot tubs and cable.
May 09, 2014
I stayed in a great tent site. The facility was very clean and well-maintained. I arrived after hours, and my reservation package was waiting for me. This is a beautiful campground and I would definitely stay here again.
Apr 22, 2014
Beautiful location.
Jan 04, 2014
We appreciate the clean restrooms and acomodations.
Oct 06, 2013
The refund policy is non existant. the host was not around during busy hours. left for whole morning while not opening things up that guests were paying for. biggest impression made is they just want your money. did not feel like a campground . will never stay at a koa again. will make sure everyone i know doesn't go. will stick to statr and national parks.
Sep 29, 2013
new Tent Sides are not so good, on the Top, lot of Wind,
Sep 25, 2013
This koa was great! Not at all as far from denver as it appears. Super nice owners, beautiful tent sites.
Sep 24, 2013
We drove 19 hours and got to the campsite earlier than expected. Upon our arrival we were told that we could not check into till 2. The man that was working there never got ahold of us, and told us that all the other sites were taken, which was not the case. There was one other tent that had showed up. Basically we could have gotten set up camp earlier than 2 o'clock.
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
Very clean, nice staff, lots of amenities. Overnight host should have handled the arguing campers the night of 8/30 instead of our tent neighbor calling the police.
Sep 02, 2013
It was a bit more out of the way than we had thought it would be, but the service was great, the bath house was clean and well maintained, and the owners were very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend the all you can eat pancakes!
Aug 31, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
The campground was clean, with nice views of the mountain tops outside Central City, CO. Convenient location for day trips into the mountains and to see local attractions. Not much space, however, so this is more of a base camp than a destination.
Aug 22, 2013
Loved the hot tubs on the cool nights.
Aug 21, 2013
Best KOA we stayed at this cross country journey. Good gift shop too.
Aug 20, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
The campground itself is clean and well-run. We truly appreciated the helpful a nd friendly staff. Quiet after 10, also good. The campground is very difficult to get to, which is why I am unlikely to recommend it to others.
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
Great location, clean facilities wonderfully nice people. Definitely would stay here again.
Aug 14, 2013
Good location, friendly and easy-going staff. Bathrooms are reasonably clean, knowing how many people were visiting that weekend.
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Tented in the treed area. Lovely. Very friendly and helpful staff. Overall great facility. Ground is hard. ;-(
Aug 05, 2013
We enjoyed having the three best tent sites in the campground Had great fun in the hot tubs. Facilities were very clean. Looking forward to our next stay.
Aug 05, 2013
Very clean, friendly, enjoyed the spa on a cool night. Thanks for a great stay.
Aug 04, 2013
Arrived late at night, was given an alternate tent campsite to accommodate setting up more easily after dark. The place was really good at customer service. Liked the storage available in the showers to manage shampoos, soaps, razors and such. Hot tub was a disappointment both how it is situated more for winter weather and the fact it was unavailable during my stay, early August.


Sorry about the hot tubs but someone thought it would be funny to put bubble bath in them. Bubbles were cool looking but not fun to clean up.
Aug 02, 2013
Personal shuttle to town appreciated. The tent areas are beautiful, great view. Our favorite KOA of our vacation. Cliff and Pat
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