Welcome to Your High Plains Oasis in Southeastern Colorado!

If you are searching for places to camp in La Junta, you have come to the right place. 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 KOA Campground 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, and many are big-rig friendly. Some locations have a KOA Patio® to help campers spread out and take advantage of the open space.
  • Lodging: No RV? No problem! The campground has several lodging options for guests to have a unique camping experience. Stay in one of the Deluxe or Camping Cabins, or 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 walking to the campground bathrooms and showers.
  • Tent Sites: Breathe fresh air while sleeping under the stars by staying at a Tent Site. 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. Guests can 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 in La Junta? 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 (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 KOA Care Camps which distributes more than $2.2 million dollars annually to support 132 oncology 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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