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Lightner Creek Campground

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1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was our first time visiting the campground. We are so impressed! The campground is beautiful, the staff is exceptional and the location is perfect. The river running through and the heated pool are such pleasant surprises. The facilities are exceptionally clean! The staff is consistently helpful and friendly. We did not want to leave! All of the camp sites... More 

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Wabash, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have stayed at this campground many times over the years and it has maintained it's charm, ambiance, and comfort. They have great facilities (clean bathrooms, heated pool, and most importantly a spacious group area). The staff are very accommodating. I recommend this campground to anyone in the Durango area!

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Lumberton, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The service was very good . The front office and staff was very friendly and was will to do anything to help!!!. Stayed for seven nights did not have a problem one with anything . This is differently a redo !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

What a delightful place! We came from Arizona for a wedding in Durango and decided to pull our 5th wheel. This campground was the perfect place. Everything was extremely well maintained and the staff was wonderful. Thanks for the perfect family campground!

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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 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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