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1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301
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Lightner Creek Campground
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hartsburg, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you plan on doing anything in Durango, choose another campground closer. No cable or wifi. Pretty grounds are ok except when you're twiddling your thumbs with nothing to do late evening. They charge you $5.00 to cancel a reservation made online. Plus $10 to cancel even right after making rhe reservation. AVOID!

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Plano, Texas
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This place is charming, friendly, very clean bathroom facilities, has a staff that works tirelessly on your behalf, heated pool, a creek through the site, general store that will meet most of the basic needs. The property is fairly close to the city of Durango (maybe a 10 minute drive). If you like to camp than this is a great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is an awesome campground. Staff goes out of there way to make sure you are comfortable and that your site is exactly what you are looking for. Stayed two nights and will definitely come back. Motorcycle friendly and really make you feel welcome. I especially want to thank the Army veteran that works here, him and all the staff... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We recently stayed at Lightner Creek for 4 days during an around-the-country RV trip. I have absolutely nothing but great things to say abut the place! It's clean, surrounded by beautiful scenery and everyone is SO nice. Site 39 is RIGHT on the creek! Beg for it when you book! We would return in a heartbeat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the campground. It was refreshing to jump in the pool. The staff were friendly and helpful:) I camped out with friends and we rented the campgrounds little propane fire pit to roast marshmallows. My friends are kind of the rowdy type so it was tricky to keep it down after 9 pm...

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Wesley chapel
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My family fell in love with this site in Durango. It was clean, the heated pool was fabulous, a little creek ran behind our rv (which the kids loved to play in), and the staff was amazing!!! There was an ice cream social the night we arrived that was just delightful. Everyone are us feel so welcome. We didn't want... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were very delighted when we pulled into Lightner's! Spotlessly clean park, beautiful surroundings, polite employees! Clean bathrooms and camp spaces. This park is a jewel! We requested a spot next to the creek and we were accommodated! We could hear the creek trickle at night which was extremely soothing. The park is a family park minus the noise of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My family has camped at lightner creek twice and it is truely the nicest campground EVER! My husband and I, plus our two kids, stayed in our travel trailer on a river site. The river sites are well worth the extra bucks! My kids loved playing in the river and swimming in the pool. The pool was heated and the... More

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Vail, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Some friends and I tent camped here. I do have to say, the campground isn't as big as I had expected from the website map. I am glad I knew the people I was with because the tent area is a bit crowded. That was my only con. Not a dealbreaker, though, but like I said, I'm glad I knew... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed here, in one of the " house keeping cabins" with our two grandchildren. The cabin was fully furnished, nicely decorated, and extremely clean. We sat on our front porch and listened to the creek that ran through the campground. The boys loved the heated pool and especially the night of the ice cream social.... More

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Address: 1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango

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