Alamosa / Great Sand Dunes KOA Journey Campground Blog

Rocket Fun!


We are planning another fun summer of launching Rockets!  These cardboard rockets are first custom-painted by Kids and then launched using an air compressor.  A safe, fun activity for kids and adults, too!  Check in with the front desk for planned rocket days and times.  

Dark Sky Viewing Platform Available


The construction of a Dark Sky Viewing Platform is now complete!  Located on the east end of our property, a path will lead guests to a comfortable deck where they can roll out a blanket and just relax under the night sky and enjoy the view.   

New Pedal Cart Track!


We have 13 pedal carts ready to go for the 2024 season.  The new carts come in small and large sizes as well as a tandem configuration.  Race them on our new hay-bale track or enjoy a leisurely ride on the roads around our park!

Sandhill Crane Festival Camping Available March 8-10


The Alamosa KOA will be open for the annual Sandhill Crane Festival March 8-10.  We have RV sites and cabins available.  If the weather is warm enough we will open a few tent spots.  Please make your reservations soon to ensure you get a great spot with a nice view!Our KOA is just 20 minutes from...

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Annual Chili Cook-Off


We are excited to announce that our first annual Chili Cook-Off in 2023 was a huge success.  We had 21 pots of chili form cooks across the San Luis Valley.  And over 100 people came to taste the chili and vote on their favorite.  All proceeds of the event go to Care Camps, a non-profit organization...

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Cards for Care Camps


Help kids with cancer go to camp!  Stop by the front desk and pick a card for Care Camps!

Bunkhouse for Groups Now Online!


We are pleased to present our new bunkhouse facility.  It is on our website and available for 2023 reservations! This is a three bedroom house, with 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen, dining area, living room and family room.  It is furnished with stylish log furniture and has a great view of Mt Blanca....

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Pizza Tips for KOA Care Camps


For the past 3 years since we have owned the KOA, our work kampers have volunteered to donate the tips they receive when delivering pizzas to KOA Care Camps. KOA Care Camps is a trust that helps children with cancer go to camp and enjoy care-free time focusing on fun, friends and activities at...

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Will Fill Propane - RVs and Cylinders


We can meet all your camping propane needs!  We fill both RVs and cylinders.

Alamosa KOA Celebrates 50 Years


The Alamosa KOA was founded in May 1970 making this our 50th anniversary!  While we (Deb and Les) have only owned it since 2018, we are excited that the campground has reached this milestone and is in very good condition!  Trivia: The campground was established when we were both 5 years old.  Come...

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Star Viewing at the Dunes and the Alamosa KOA


Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce the designation of Great Sand Dunes as an International Dark Sky Park. This designation recognizes Great Sand Dunes for the exceptional quality of its dark night skies and for the park's...

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Ribbon Cutting


Together with the Alamosa Chamber of Commerce, we did a formal ribbon cutting to celebrate our new ownership of the Alamosa KOA.