Welcome to Your High Plains Oasis When Camping in Southeastern Colorado!

If you are searching for camping near La Junta, Colorado you have come to the right place. Camping in Southeast Colorado offers beautiful vistas where guests can enjoy camping experiences and make unforgettable memories. Come to La Junta KOA Journey to enjoy Colorado's sublime sunsets and rest under the stars. Full Services at La Junta KOA Journey - Our family campground in La Junta is the perfect place for campers to relax and choose their favorite way to stay each time they visit. You and your family can choose from several camping and lodging options to meet your needs. Our RV park offers:

  • RV Sites: Camp in your RV at a Pull-Thru or Back-In RV Site on the campground. Every site has full hookups and 50-, 30- and 20-amp connections; many are big-rig friendly. Some locations have a KOA Patio® to help campers spread out and take advantage of the open space when RV camping in La Junta, CO.
  • Lodging: No RV? No problem! The campground has several cabin rentals in La Junta for guests to have a unique camping experience. Stay in one of the Deluxe or Camping Cabins, or enjoy a unique train car stay when you spend your trip sleeping in an authentic 1928 AT&SF Railroad Caboose. All Deluxe Cabins and the Caboose have a sink and shower. Camping Cabins provide a more traditional cabin camping experience, having no water, they are within 30 seconds of walking distance to the campground bathrooms and showers. Our caboose camping rentals in La Junta, CO, come equipped with a full bath, a shower and a partial kitchen to suit all your needs. 
  • Tent Sites: Breathe fresh air while sleeping under the stars when tent camping in La Junta. The sites have water (seasonal) and electric hookups to help tent campers remain comfortable while camping. Premium Tent Sites also have covered platforms to further protect your tent from the elements and provide more shade.
  • Extended Stays: Make La Junta KOA Journey your temporary home when you need to stay in the area for a long time. The campground offers extended stays for guests to have a place to stay while they work or visit family in the area.

La Junta KOA Journey is also pet-friendly. Our pet friendly campground in La Junta allows guests to bring their pets to all campsites, so their furry friends can join in on the family fun. 

Unique Campground Amenities: Our La Junta campground offers many fun amenities to ensure campers have the camping experience they desire. Whether you want to relax or stay active, you and your family can swim in the pool, play mini golf, go to the recreation room to play games or enjoy other activities! 

Things to Do Near La Junta: Southeast Colorado camping allows you and your family to visit all the local attractions for days full of fun. Straddling the Santa Fe Trail, this High Plains campground lies minutes from Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, where costumed interpreters welcome you to the reconstructed adobe-walled trading post. In La Junta, the Koshare Indian Museum houses impressive collections of Native American art and artifacts. Additionally, a half-hour drive south can get you to the Picketwire and Vogel Canyons, which feature North America's largest known trackway of dinosaur footprints and numerous pictographs. You and your family can learn about the area's history while visiting various museums and historical attractions. 

Book Your Stay at La Junta KOA Journey: Are you ready to begin your adventure when you camp in La Junta, CO? Come to La Junta KOA Journey for a fun family getaway where you can relax and explore together. When you camp near La Junta, you are in the perfect place to see all that southeastern Colorado has to offer. Get started with your travel plans by reserving a campsite with us today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 85' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/3 - 10/2)
  • Propane ($)
  • Mini Golf ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • 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

Latest Hot Deal

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend Photo

WHEN: September 6-7, 2024

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 6th at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 7th for FREE*.

WHY: KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for KOA Rewards holders 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.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one site per a KOA Rewards account, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. KOA Rewards discount does apply but not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Koshare Indian Museum and Dancers

The museum houses one of the largest collections of Native American artifacts and art in the world. There are Indian dance performances during the summer months. See their web site to view the photo gallery.

115 W 18th st.

La Junta, CO 81050




Picketwire and Vogel Canyons

Picketwire and Vogel Canyons are scenic canyon lands and have hiking and mountain biking trails. Hike, bike or auto tour to North America's largest mapped site of dinosaur tracks. See our photo gallery for pictures.


Bents Old Fort National Historic Site

Bents Old Fort National Historic Site is a reconstructed frontier trading post. It was originally built in 1833-1834, on the Santa Fe Trail. The Fort hosts re-enactments and has daily tours. A must see when visiting La Junta. See their web site to view the photo gallery.


Otero County Museum

The museum has an extensive collection of exhibits, pictures and artifacts. Both educational and informative, it is enjoyable to visit. Take a step back in time, admission is free, the museum operates on donations. See photo gallery.


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