Welcome to the Swiss Alps of America!

Ready to start your adventure? Welcome to Ouray, Colorado, the Swiss Alps of America, Jeep Capital of the World, and the official Recreation Capital of Colorado! Situated on several acres of beautiful landscape, the Ouray KOA Holiday offers several amenities such as a hot tub, pet walk, onsite cafe, gem mining, playground and a pool table. There is also a plethora of recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Make the most of your vacation and let KOA be your home base while you're away during the day. With spacious RV sites, deluxe cabins, camping cabins, and a variety of tent sites, you can pick the pace of your travel. We offer an experience for every kind of camper, whether you're traveling with kids, pets, or friends, book your getaway today! 

Exploring Ouray
Take a deep breath of the fresh mountain air and prepare for fun. Ouray KOA Holiday is the perfect place to stay while you go and explore Ouray, the San Juan Mountains, and the nearby outdoor activities. Some of the area's outdoor recreation includes hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, zip-lining, and much more! Some of the best locations to visit are Ouray Hot Springs, Box Canyon Falls Park, Cascade Falls Park, and Ouray Alchemist Museum. 

You may also like Ridgway State Park, just 10 minutes from the campground. The park offers year-round activities that every nature enthusiast and outdoor adventurer will love. Ridgway and the surrounding areas have many exciting things for families to do during their trip to Colorado. Make the most of your vacation by spending time in the great outdoors and learning local history.

Ouray KOA Holiday Has A Way to Stay For Everyone
At our campground, we offer several ways to stay. Whether you prefer traditional or more elevated camping, we have the perfect campsite for you. Consider our campsites, such as:

  • Tent Sites: No RV? No problem! Connect with nature by taking a break from the city. These gravel Tent Sites can accommodate small campers, vans, or tent camping. They offer a gravel pad, fire pit, picnic table, and front row seats to Ouray's beautiful nature. 
  • Deluxe Cabins: Come and enjoy a breath of Ouray's fresh mountain air. Take your camping experience to the next level with a full bathroom and kitchenette in one of our Deluxe Cabins. Fill your days with adventure and enjoy a hot shower and a campfire in the evening.
  • Camping Cabins: All the joy of the great outdoors with the comfort of a roof over your head and a bed to sleep in. Take your camping experience to the next level as you upgrade from tent camping to one of our Camping Cabins
  • RV Sites: Enjoy your RV site offering all the RV-friendly amenities you could wish for  including picnic tables and a personal fire pit for evening marshmallow roasting!

Ouray Amenities and Recreation
Ouray KOA Holiday wants all campers to relax and have fun in Colorado. Whether you stay at our RV park or in one of our cabins or Tent Sites, you can access all the amenities we provide around the campground, including:
  • Dog walk
  • Laundry room
  • Retail and gift shop
  • Hot tub
  • Cornhole

We also provide many opportunities for campers to have fun with the recreational activities on the campground. Kids will love running and climbing around the playground. They could also find some treasures while gem mining with the bags from the gift shop. All campers can participate in the various themed events held throughout the season. Join us for ice cream socials, fall fun, and Halloween festivals.

You and your family can also go on adventures to stay active during your vacation. Our KOA Campground has various trails for mountain biking, cycling, and hiking. You could also rent a Jeep to go off-roading on trails near the campground.

Book Your Stay With Ouray KOA Holiday
Ensure you have a comfortable place to stay when you want to camp at a campground in Ridgway, Colorado. Ouray KOA Holiday has everything you need for a relaxing and fun trip. From the amenities at each campsite to the ones around the campground, you and your family will have a great time together trying everything.

Get ready for your next trip to Colorado by reserving a campsite with Ouray KOA Holiday today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 90' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Dog Park
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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

Hero Discount

Ouray KOA Holiday is proud to offer a special Thank You to all military veterans, service men and women, police, firefighters and first responders with 10% off their reservation.  Valid military, state or federal service ID is required at check in.

Terms & Conditions:  This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers including KOA Rewards. Minimum length of stay rules may apply.  Not valid on stays of 28 days or more. Discount applied to site registration fees only. 

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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




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




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




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




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