Opening Day 2017! Welcome spring with us! Water is not turned on in all sites till mid-April (dependent on weather) but there will be water available at the main restrooms and A-Frame/Store. The Deluxe River Sites do have water on year round. SEE OUR HOT DEAL!
Come and join us to celebrate our 19th year owning the Cotopaxi KOA and Loma Linda Motel! As a special "Thank You" to our loyal guests this weekend we will rollback rates to the year we bought the campground...1999! - Have some cake WITH US and C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E!
For a Second year, we will also honor this offer on May 2nd and 3rd for those unable to make weekend stays! SEE OUR HOT DEALS!
Our campground is located in a great area to view the night sky. Westcliffe is a dark skies community! In fact the highest in North America! "Westcliffe and adjoining town Silver Cliff are the crown jewels in the United States of a movement called Dark Sky. The international crusade seeks to make sure that future generations can see the Milky Way the way our ancestors did, before the advent of the light bulb. The valley west of Westcliffe/Silver Cliff is the best place to see stars for two reasons – the altitude, which at 8,000 feet, puts you closer to the stars than any other Dark Sky community in North America and the attitude of the people on the Bluff, beholding the view...."-The Colorado Independent. So come and join us for a magnificent view of the skies if mother nature cooperates!
Kick Off the summer at the Arkansas River KOA and Loma Linda Motel! We will Celebrate the official start to the summer with the pool opening, the always popular Hay ride, Saturday's Ice Cream Social, Crafts and Relaxation! We hope you'll join us!
During the summer months our heated pool is open from 10am to 9pm everyday. We have a free Hayride on Saturday evenings as well as an Ice Cream Social on Saturday after the hayride. Year round activities include horseshoe pits, playground, hiking, fishing, mini-golf, game room, shuffleboard, ping pong, gold panning, bird and wildlife watching and guided crafts in the ArT ShED Saturday afternoons from 2-5pm. Make your online reservation now to plan your FUN- time and don't forget to add the value card during your reservation for 10% off any stay (except the Loma Linda Motel) at any KOA!
This weekend we celebrate the kids completing another year of school! Each child will receive a "Cotopaxi Reward Card"..thats right, not a report card, a REWARD card!- Kids stay free (subject to people/site limits)!
AND each student enjoys-
*-free round of mini-golf
*-bargain ping pong
*-free ice cream social sundae (Saturday)
*-free snack each day
*-bargain popcorn/hot chocolate
*-free ice pops/popsicle
*-bargain ceramic decorating
Come Join Us! SEE OUR HOT DEAL!
Join us in a good old fashioned weeklong celebration of our nation's birthday. We will have a parade on Wednesday the 4th (join us with your bikes, kids, fun unusual vehicles!), red-white and blue tie-dye and ceramic crafts! The pool will be open and the hayride running bothl weekends with a special Americana Ice Cream Social on Saturday (6/29 & 7/7) and a Watermelon Social on Sunday (6/30 & 7/8)! We have lots of crafting this weekend with a red, white and blue theme, including domino art, tie-dye and ceramics.
The wild west is alive and happening at Cotopaxi KOA this weekend. We will teach bow-n-arrow shooting techniques Friday evening and BB Gun Target practice, spitoon spitten and cow chip toss on Saturday. Arts and crafts will highlight a western theme also! The ever popular Hold 'em up Hayride will occur Saturday night. Wear your western duds and ten gallon hats too fit right in! This weekend and Monday the 13th is also peak viewing for the Persiod Meteor Shower, weather permitting.
Welcome the fall with us! On Saturday we will have fall themed crafts in the art shed ,Local Crafts Fair and Produce Market! Join us for a German feast of Brats, German potato salad, red cabbage and German chocolate cake with dark root beer.
This weekend is a "Thank You!" to all our great customers and friends for the past year. We will have various sales and giveaways to end the year. If you can not make it this weekend we have added another Hot Deal for Wednesday and Thursday, October 10 and 11, to thank our customers that can't make it on the weekend! SEE OUR HOT DEALS!
This weekend the Draconids Meteor Shower will be at its peak! "The radiant point for the Draconid meteor shower almost coincides with the head of the constellation Draco the Dragon in the northern sky. That's why the Draconids are best viewed from the Northern Hemisphere. The Draconid shower is a real oddity, in that the radiant point stands highest in the sky as darkness falls. That means that, unlike many meteor showers, more Draconids are likely to fly in the evening hours than in the morning hours after midnight. This shower is usually a sleeper, producing only a handful of languid meteors per hour in most years. But watch out if the Dragon awakes! In rare instances, fiery Draco has been known to spew forth many hundreds of meteors in a single hour. In 2017, watch the Draconid meteors at nightfall and early evening On October 7 and 8, before the bright waning gibbous moon rises into the sky at early-to-mid evening.-Earthsky website
This will be a great weekend to stroll around the campground and view the fall color while identifying more than 40 different types of trees and shrubs that have been planted over the last two decades! Bring your "tree questions" to ask ...we have tried almost everything related to trees! We will then have a "tree related" craft and fall themed treats (think spiced apples and cinnamon!) in the afternoon. Fun for all ages!
The Orionid meteor shower is set to peak the night of Oct. 21-22, however, the nearly full moon will lead to subpar views for this night sky display. The meteors that streak across the sky are some of the fastest among meteor showers, because the Earth is hitting a stream of particles almost head on. The Orionids are named after the direction from which they appear to radiate, which is near the constellation Orion (The Hunter). In October, Orion is best visible around 2 am. The best viewing will be around that time on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. If you miss the peak, the show is also visible between Oct. 15 and 29, as long as the moon isn't washing the meteors out.
Get in the Halloween spirit with our haunted hayride, scary campfire stories, Halloween-themed crafts, games and prizes, and costume party. We will have a Halloween/Fall themed potluck at 5 pm Saturday, so bring your favorite gruesome dish to share. This is usually also a great weekend to see some beautiful fall color on the Arkansas River! SEE OUR HOT DEALS!