Escape the heat in cool Gunnison, where the average July high temperature is 80 degrees.

"Come and watch the grass grow" is the slogan at the Gunnison KOA. Mom, Dad, children and dogs will enjoy camping on the 100% grass-covered sites. Unique to the West, this KOA has an abundance of water to provide green grass for camping. Take off  your shoes and enjoy the blades between your toes. Blue Mesa Reservoir, the largest body of water in Colorado, is so close you can feel the fishing and water recreation from 8 miles away. Children and adults will enjoy the weekend petting zoo. Fish, bike, hike, raft and shop within minutes of this quiet campground. The campground has a stocked trout pond, and you can catch-and-keep for a fee. The wildflowers in nearby Crested Butte are spectacular! This is a unique camping experience. Max pull thru: 100 feet. Your hosts: Dave, Susie and Michael Taylor.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

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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Local Area

Blue Mesa Lake

Blue Mesa Lake is the largest lake in Colorado, and located only eight miles from KOA. Enjoy fishing, boating and other water sports.

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument

Black Canyon is a spectacular canyon with 2700 foot walls. For more information, see Black Canyon online.

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Taylor Park and Reservoir

Taylor Park and Reservoir is set in a high large basin, elevation 9000 feet. This is a very popular recreation area, and offers great fishing and boating. Information about the Taylor Park Marina can be found online.

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Crested Butte

A restored Victorian town and ski area with wonderful shops, restaurants, and miles of hiking and biking trails. Visit the Crested Butte website for more details.

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