Denver West / Central City KOA

Open April 24 - October 4

Reserve: 800-562-8613

Info: 303-582-3043


605 Lake Gulch Rd Co Rd 6

Central City, CO 80427-0771

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Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Tent Reviews

Aug 19, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Very nice facilities and clean campground. Nice and helpful staff. Right next to the highway which can be loud at night. And sadly there were power lines in the middle of our mountain view. Not very remote but had a great time camping and a big fire!
Aug 11, 2014
We arrived on sat.about 9am and from that point on they did everything possible to make our stay GREAT. Everything was clean and the people were helpful and nice. we plan on staying there again next year! Mark from Minnesota
Aug 11, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
Great staff, facilities and location. Some road noise towards entrance, but a bargain any way you look at it!
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
This is a newer KOA; staff is friendly; I asked one of them to get my towels off the table and put them in my tent; she did not do that; they were soaking wet and dirty when I got back. Can't be depended on to do what they say. I would stay here only when rain is NOT in the forecast.
Aug 09, 2014
Aug 07, 2014
Aug 07, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
Tent site great. Bathrooms good size and clean. NEED better directions especially for those coming in at night
Aug 06, 2014
Staff is very friendly. Came and stayed for one night as we were traveling through. Showers clean and warm. Tent camp sites are shaded and not on top of each other. Would stay here again when traveling through next time.
Aug 01, 2014
The tent sites in the wooded areas are really not camper friendly. You have to walk up a hill to transport camping gear. The female hostess was rude and snotty and definitely not hospitable. It rained the two nights that we were there and we checked out three days early. When I walked by some of the other staff they did not even smile or acknowledge that I was a GUEST there. NEVER AGAIN!!!


Sorry about the rain.
Jul 31, 2014
Mama bear and two cubs visited the camp. Free lift to Central City. Supper friendly staff. Great campground.


Thank you, please pass on the word about us, it was wonderful having you.
Jul 30, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
This KOA was not a good choice for us. It is miles away and UP (almost +4,000 ft!)from Golden, CO. It is inconvenient to go anywhere from the site. Also tent site was up a hill from car parking and so we were hauling stuff up and down the entire time. Finally, there is no dog run. It looks like one is planned though. On a good note, Mike is a happy talkative and astute camp manager.
Jul 29, 2014
If we had been in an RV I may have ranked this campground higher but this is not a place for tent campers. It seems to be more of a pitstop than an actual camping ground. Our tent site was right next to the bathhouse and at all hours of the night people would drive up and go to the bathroom. Great spot for passing through in an RV, not camping in a tent.
Jul 28, 2014
Nice campground but not a lot to do there with families
Jul 28, 2014
Everything was great and neat! Glad they allowed children in the hot tub and internet was good! Just unexpected the driving from highway to KOA was much further than I expected.
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.

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