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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

On our first trip with an RV, Lightener Creek Campground was our first stop. We stayed three nights. I can't say enough about the helpfulness of the staff, the cleanliness of the campground and the beautiful location. It far surpassed my expectations. Scott and Tom were especially helpful. We had a problem with our pressure relief valve for the hot... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We loved staying at Lightner Creek Campground earlier this month. This beautiful valley was a treat to stay in, and the staff couldn't be any nicer or more accomodating! We appreciated the showers and laundry facilities. The staff was so helpful in answering our questions about hiking, fishing, the must-do Durango to Silverton Railroad, etc. So many of the campsites... More 

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West Yellowstone, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Hi all- You wont be disappointed- Quite, clean well laid out and friendly helpful staff. The creek running through the campground is gorgeous! Just a short drive to Durango. Yet away from the noise and commotion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Clean bathrooms, family friendly, out of the way but still close enough to town to get to things easily. We tent camped right by the creek and it sounded amazing! The creek was really flowing and it drowned out all other noises from neighboring campers. The bathrooms were very clean and had plenty of hot water for long showers :)... More 

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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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