Welcome to your high plains oasis in southeastern Colorado, featuring the best playground, tent sites & WIFI around! Explore our area attractions, enjoy our sublime sunsets and rest well under the stars!

Straddling the Santa Fe Trail, this High Plains campground lies minutes from Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site. Costumed interpreters welcome you to the reconstructed adobe-walled trading post. In La Junta, the Koshare Indian Museum houses an impressive collection of Native American art/artifacts. A half hour south, Picketwire Canyon features the largest known trackway of dinosaur footprints in North America.

KOA's urban meets country setting is within walking distance of restaurants and shopping. We have high-speed WiFI!  Get wet and cool off in our swimming pool, or relax in the Rec Room, where you can read, watch TV, play pool, shuffleboard, pinball & arcade games. Take advantage of the laundry room and restrooms. Groups also enjoy the large meeting room and use of the full kitchen.

New in 2022!:  The Cool Caboose opens, swimming pool slide, more flowers & fountains!  Your hosts: Brad & Wendee Patterson.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 85' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (6/5 - 9/21)
  • 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

Big Weekend

Big Weekend Photo

WHEN: May 12-13, 2023

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 12th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 13th 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 13 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.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. 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 host 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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