Welcome to the "Swiss Alps of America," best KOA Holiday year-round destination!

Ouray, known as the "Jeep Capital of the World," is the official outdoor recreation capital of Colorado.

Upon your arrival, you will find yourself surrounded by the captivating views of the San Juan Mountains. Our location, accommodations, activities, local area attractions plus 365 days of all four seasons provide a fabulous vacation or weekend getaway for every budget and lifestyle. For a home away from home, try our Deluxe Cabins or Camping Cabins. Experience a relaxing environment with family and friends in an RV at our Pull-Thru sites or Back in sites. Pitching a tent? We have you covered with sites conveniently situated with picnic tables and fire rings, all surrounded by Pine, Blue Spruce, and Aspen Trees. Any accommodation you choose, you can rest assured you will enjoy your stay in this remarkable location.

A wide range of activities awaits you! There are a variety of things to do surrounding the Ouray area. Rent a Jeep on site at our KOA and enjoy over 600 miles of trails with breathtaking views! Explore old mines, ghost towns, and learn the history at mine tours. Take a day trip to Telluride to explore the city and go skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. Go Ice Climbing, Ice Skating, and shopping in Ouray. As your day winds down, soak in our hot tub, grab a bite to eat at our restaurant, or sit around a campfire with your friends.

Open for Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall, please visit our website for further information and reservations. The KOA staff welcomes your arrival!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 90' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
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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 13-14, 2022

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 13th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 14th 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 14 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

Ouray Hot Springs Pool

Ouray Hot Springs geothermally heated mineral pools range from 104 degrees in contrast to 75 degrees Fahrenheit or 40 to 24 degrees Celsius. Located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains. The hot springs pool, surrounded by 13,000-foot snow-capped peaks, also has five separate geothermally heated pools.  As a result, the pool has an adult only soaking section, two fast water slides (over 48" to ride or pass the deep water test), the obstacle course and climbing wall in the activity pool (over 12 years old or pass the deep water test), 8 lap lanes for a workout pool, two family and soaking, geothermal and playing pools.

1220 Main St PO Box 468

Ouray, CO 81427

970-325-7073

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Orvis Hot Springs

Orvis hot springs in Ridgway have seven main naturally-occurring minerals with various health benefits. The waters here are most famous for their lithium content, highly sought after due to its soothing effects that naturally melt away stress and anxiety. A soak in Orvis Hot Springs can reduce the effects of conditions such as arthritis and eczema, by improving the function of many of the body's vital systems. Scientific evidence shows that the combination of the heat and minerals in hot springs improve blood circulation, relax tense muscles, relieve pain, and promote peaceful sleep.

1585 County Rd. 3

Ridgway, CO 81432

970-626-5324

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Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1879. The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall of the same year. Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

479 Main Ave

Durango, CO 81301

877-872-4607

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Box Canyon Falls

Ouray's own wonder of the world is the culmination of Canyon Creek narrowing and spilling thousands of gallons a minute of water over the falls. At this most spectacular geological formation, the 285 foot waterfall plummets into a narrow quartzite canyon. The narrow rock walls tower over the falls by nearly 100 feet! The park is on CR361 - off Highway 550 just south of Ouray.

Box Canyon Rd

Ouray, CO 81427

970-325-7080

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