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Lightner Creek Campground

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1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301
Lightner Creek Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here in mid-September of 2014. The campground is very scenic, and very well maintained. Bathrooms are very clean. We enjoyed being out of town in a more rural area, but still just a short drive into Durango. We had a beautiful site, and since we weren't traveling during busy season, it wasn't crowded - we didn't have anyone... More 

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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is one of our favorite campgrounds anywhere, and we've been camping for over 40 years! It is under either new management or new ownership since we were there a few years ago. Rick and his wife are the folks at the desk and they are wonderful. Very helpful and Rick has some fascinating stories about four-wheeling back into the... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Lightner Creek RV Park - Durango CO Spotless bathrooms, running creek, friendly folks, shade and sun. Just a perfect little home away from home. And we even got to experience rain which was a real treat for us California desert people. One suggestion: please put paper towels in the restrooms.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed here in late September for a night. The office was listed as closed when we arrived on a rainy, cold afternoon, but as soon as we pulled into the parking lot, the staff came out, greeted us, and made sure we were escorted to our RV site, and that our every question was answered. This is one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay (3 nights). As others have said, the sites are narrow, but it didn't bother us. We were up against the canyon wall on one side, so it felt very secluded. They have a wonderful grass dog park that our two dogs enjoyed. We didn't use the pool, but it looked sparkling and had lots of flowers... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I rode up to Durango and stayed at this campground Labor Day weekend. We stayed in camper cabin #2. It was located close to the bathroom and just off the paved road (nice for the motorcycles) but not too close to other campers and nicely shaded. The campground is clean and staff is friendly. The campground is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful owners greet you and try to accommodate your every need. Campsites are small and close together, but the facilities are pristine. Great place for kids with a playground, games and a swimming pool. Very close to downtown Durango yet far enough away for peace and quiet.

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Page, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband, a friend, and I rode our motorcycles up for the Ignacio/Durango bike rally this past weekend. The owner(s) was wonderful and booked us a spot on paved road, right next to the creek. The camping was full, and yes as some stated they are right next to you....but we loved it. Felt like a community, and had all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We enjoyed that it was out of town, but still very close to downtown shopping & dining. Sites are gravel and not level. We needed to borrow blocks from another RVer in our group to get level. (We carry 2sets of stacking blocks & 2 6x8 wood blocks, but that wasn't enough.) Most sites are very close together. Only a... More 

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Granville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After our first visit to Durango, I would definitely come back to this campground. Great setting, quiet and well maintained. The bath houses were clean, campsites nice and all hookups were in order. The staff and owners were great and highly engaged and visible. My kids loved the heated pool after we dragged them around on day trips. Yes, wi-fi... More 

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