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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Campground was one of the cleanest I have ever seen. However, very very tight quarters. Kind of a rack em and stack em campground. I could have shook hands out of the window with our neighbors. Too close for comfort. Very regimented campground.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had a great experience staying in a camper cabin here for 2 nights. The camper cabins are very basic - battery operated light, and bunk beds (just the mattresses - BYO bedding). We opted for the the creekside cabin for a tad more $, The creek was dry, but my kids still enjoyed exploring it. By opting to stay... More

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the South
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stayed at Lightner Creek for 2 nights in the course of a 2-week trip across the West. It was the best overall campground we stayed at on the trip. Great, friendly service in the office. Quaint, smallish campground in a peaceful setting in the valley along the creek. A variety of sites to accommodate most anyone - we had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This campground was recommended to us by a retired couple who make Lighter Creek Campground their destination during the summer months. We had a gorgeous site along the creek. Campsites are very private. The sights are easy in and out. Other than the hummingbirds zipping by your head, the campground is extremely quiet. Something we did not realize until the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time here. We were in the group site with another family for three days. There's not much shade but there's a big pavilion. Also the pool is great, and the whole place is clean. We found all the staff and the other campers very nice.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am giving this campground a very good because of the service we received during our 1 night stay. We arrived limping, one of our camper tires was in shreds. Traveling from Montana it was late and we were crippled and we arrived right in the middle of their ice cream social so it was very busy for them in... More

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Mertzon, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Took my Boy Scout Troop to Durango Colorado to go explore the mountain ranges in our Jeeps. Everyone at Lightner Creek,from top to bottom, made our stay one that my boys will remember for a lifetime. Exceptionally clean bathrooms, wonderful activities and amazing staff made this a truly wonderful experience. It is VERY hard to please 24 boys ages 12-17... More

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If your looking for a GREAT campground, this is the place! Tucked back in the hills about 5-7 minutes from Historic Downtown Durango. Our family was only suppose to stay for 4 nights before traveling onto another destination. We loved it so much we changed our plans and stayed the whole duration of our trip! They were very accommodating and... More

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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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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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Address: 1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301
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Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Number of rooms: 97

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