Alamosa KOA

We are here for your weekend getaway or as your base camp for everything this area has to offer. Enjoy our Big Rig friendly pull through sites (100 feet long!), Camping Cabins and tent sites.

Nestled between the breathtaking San Juan Mountains and Sangre de Cristo Mountains at 7,550 feet, the San Luis Valley is your gateway to adventure. This KOA is near the golden ridges of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, where you can hike dunes up to 750 feet tall. It's also at the base of Colorado's fourth tallest mountain, 14,345-foot Blanca Peak. The campground is just minutes from the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and the championship Cattails Golf Course. You'll also find museums, hot-spring pools, family fun at the alligator farm, spectacular trails and wildlife. Or check out the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in nearby Antonito. Then come back to the campground to enjoy our amenities and activities. Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 100 feet. Your hosts: Debora Hankinson and Les Petersen

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/1 - 9/2)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Dog Park
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KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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VKR Appreciation Weekend

VKR Appreciation Weekend Photo WHEN: September 13-14, 2019

WHAT: Value Kard Rewards members stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 13 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 14 for FREE.

WHY: VKR Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for Value Kard Rewards members to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

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Things to Do In Alamosa

In addition to the attractions listed below, please visit www.alamosa.org for more information about things to do, restaurants to visit, and scheduled community events!  Be sure to plan enough days at the KOA to take in all the sites!
If you wish to extend your stay at the after you have arrived, please see us at the front desk.  We are happy to help you enjoy more of what Alamosa has to offer.

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Great Sand Dunes National Monument

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is a United States National Park located in the easternmost parts of Alamosa County and Saguache County, Colorado. The park contains approximately 85,000 acres. The park contains the tallest sand dunes in North America, rising about 750 feet from the floor of the San Luis Valley on the western base of the Sangre de Cristo Range, covering about 19,000 acres. The dunes were formed from sand and soil deposits of the Rio Grande and its tributaries, flowing through the San Luis Valley. Over the ages, westerly winds picked up sand particles from the river flood plain. As the wind lost power before crossing the Sangre de Cristo Range, the sand was deposited on the east edge of the valley. This process continues, and the dunes are slowly growing. The wind changes the shape of the dunes daily. http://www.nps.gov/grsa/index.htm

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Colorado Alligator Farm - See KOA OFFICE for discount tickets and gator food coupon

Colorado Gators is a family oriented, educational facility that focuses on full use of natural and recycled resources.  Our goal is to maintain an integrated ecosystem while providing educational opportunities and viable farm products.The History of Colorado Gators  Erwin and Lynne Young moved from Post, Texas to Alamosa, Colorado in September, 1974 with their four children, Mark, Mike, Sherri, and Jay.  Erwin learned of the geothermal water resources available in the Valley and wanted to grow Tilapia, an African perch that requires warm water and is very good to eat.In 1977 they purchased the 80 acre farm that is now Colorado Gators Reptile Park.  It wasn't until 1987 that they purchased 100 baby alligators to dispose of dead fish and the remains of filleted fish.Those baby gators grew quickly in the warm geothermal water (87° F) and the locals wanted to see them, so we opened to the public in 1990.  Soon we were in the spotlight of many media programs and articles.  Individuals with overgrown alligators and other reptiles such as large pythons, tortoises, iguanas, and more started dropping them off with us.We have become a sanctuary for unwanted exotic pets and we care for them as best we can.  We display them for the public to understand the dangers in owning these pets and we take them to schools for educational programs.

9162 CR 9 N

Mosca, CO 81146

719-378-2612

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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad excursion train rides take you through breathtaking mountain valleys and passes through charming and historic western towns from the heart of the San Luis Valley.  See Colorado's unspoiled territory as it was centuries ago.  Relive the golden age of railroads and discover a Colorado few get to see.Excursion trains offer a great seat any day of the week.  Pick the class of service and prepare to discover a ride full of train history, mining tales, wildlife sightings, and geology.  Come see why USA Today named the RGSRR a Top Ten Ride. For a truly memorable experience buy a ticket aboard the Rails and Ales Brewfest or enjoy a concert like no other atop La Veta Pass at the Fir Amphitheatre. . Regular season runs Memorial Day Weekend through the end of October.

610 State Avenue

Alamosa, CO 81101

877-726-7245

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