Durango KOA

At an elevation of 7,000 feet, this pinon-shaded campground is perfect for comfortably cool summer nights and a great location for many area day trips.

Just a short drive from this mountain sports town and the depot for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the Durango KOA provides a panoramic view of the jagged San Juan Mountains. At an elevation of 7,000 feet, this pinon-shaded campground makes for comfortably cool summer nights. Wake up to a pancake breakfast served at the Kaboose Kafe, check with the office for times. Enjoy the dessert bar with sundaes, root beer floats and fresh baked pies. Take in a free nightly movie, weekly duck races, mini golf, a heated pool, sluice mining, poly pong and kids' activities. We have many lodging choices including basic cabins to the all-out comfort of our deluxe cabins, basic RV sites to deluxe patio sites and tent sites.  Durango is famous for rafting on the Animas River, hiking, biking, jeep tours, fantastic scenery, historic downtown and a plethora of great restaurants.   Make Durango KOA your base camp for Mesa Verde National Park, only an hour's drive away. We are one of the closest campgrounds to downtown Durango.  Pool: May 25 - September 17. Max pull thru: 100 feet.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/25 - 9/16)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Mini Golf ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio™ and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio™
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 8-9, 2020

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th for just $20.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 9 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

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Local Area

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Coal/steam powered narrow gauge train that chugs through the scenic wilderness of the San Juan National Forest from Durango to Silverton. All aboard for an 1882 adventure on the Silverton train. The sights and scenery you encounter on your trip through the San Juan National Forest are truly spectacular. Located 7 miles from campground.

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park , located just 43 miles from the KOA , is the site of the largest concentration of Anasazi Cliff Dwellings in the United States. Mesa Verde, a World Heritage Site, offers one of the finest architectural examples of the early resourceful people - huge cities have been protected from the centuries within high cliff alcoves.

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San Juan Skyway

236 mile scenic loop. Durango is on it!

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Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers

Enjoy a real western evening, delicious Chuckwagon supper, and a great western show. You will thrill to the songs, stories and comedy of the Bar D Wrangles as they present their famous stage show of the Old West. Come early and visit Chapel in the Pines, Bar D train, Artisan Shop, Record Shop, Smuts Blacksmith Shop, gift shop, The Leatherworks, Chocolate Factory and T-shirt shop. Located 17 miles from campground.

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