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Golden Eagle Campground

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710 Rock Creek Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80926-9800
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#14 of 26 Specialty lodging in Colorado Springs
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The May family has kept The Golden Eagle Ranch as a wildlife preserve since 1943. The family opened the rustic campground in 1961 so other families could enjoy the beautiful natural setting. With over 120 full hookups and 75 electric water hookups including 50 and 30 amp sites, we can accommodate all your camping RV needs. Our campers enjoy 12+ miles of hiking trails for all ages and abilities, trout fishing, campfires and a playground. Pets are welcome at the Golden Eagle as long as they are on a leash. The world famous May Museum of Tropical Insects, located on the property, is open for camper's enjoyment. Colorado Springs is only 15 minutes away. Pikes Peak and Royal Gorge area attractions are within 40 minutes of our peaceful, mountain property. Let us be your home base for area adventure!
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Chrissy D wrote a review Aug 2021
Webster, Florida40 contributions17 helpful votes
1st..the positives Electric didn’t fail & water pressure was reasonable. These negatives are true & fair IMO. The whole park is very uneven & extremely rutted. Some of this is due to recent heavy rain..however most is due to a lack of maintenance. Most of the 50amps are shared, which means someone is setting out their seating etc facing next doors poop pipe..thankfully not us this time. The sites are relatively even for the Jack’s..but not the seating areas, so up & down, that sitting with friends mean some are lower/higher in the same area..just laziness on levelling. If you have dogs be very aware of where you walk them. The whole site is completely overgrown & full of ticks, fleas & mosquitos. As we’re driving away I am yet again removing ticks from my labs..6 on one dog so far..& that is WITH tick protection. I am covered in mosquito bites too. After being on the road for the last 3 mths..+ previous trips around the country..I would say this is the worst park we’ve ever stayed at.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Look elsewhere if you are able. Expensive & not well maintained.
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Dan and Margare... K wrote a review Jul 2021
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Although the campground is listed as "rustic", it was not well maintained as far as gravel (or should I say mud). The front sites were level, so not too bad when it rained, but as the sites went uphill, it was a mess. Deep ruts, not enough ground clearance to get in and out without scraping 2 inches into the dirt, and the owner simply said, it's a rustic mountain campground....what did you expect? They call the sites pull through and charge for that accordingly, but the sites are not conducive to bigger rigs. Want rustic? Go to the state park. I do not recommend this campground.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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laurelb734 wrote a review Oct 2020
Sioux Falls, South Dakota16 contributions1 helpful vote
Will not come back here! First, camp host and hostess were very nice and we enjoyed visiting with them. This campground needs serious maintenance. There was no water in the “pond”, playground was a joke, broken picnic tables, sites so uneven people had an extremely hard time getting level. People did not obey the speed limit signs including the owners! Water pressure was horrible and the WiFi was a joke. Very expensive place for what you get - don’t need to come back.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Heather R wrote a review Sep 2020
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The owner has been super nice and so has the workers here. Very kid friendly. Obviously no paved spaces. I mean you are on the side of the mountain so there is no way you could have a paved space here. Waking up to the beautiful view of the mountains as well as so much wildlife here is so soothing. This is a very family friendly park. The pond is stocked with very big trout. The kids loved fishing. I would definitely recommend this campground to anyone for wonderful memories to be made here.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Michael Gillis wrote a review Aug 2020
Denver, Colorado1 contribution
No WIFI as advertised, lake has been drained by cut in the liner. they charge $7 to fish each day in the smaller lake. the worst campground I have ever been to. picnic tables are broken. this property has not been maintained for a long time. The State Park nearby is a better cleaner campground.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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United StatesColoradoEl Paso CountyColorado Springs
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Eagle Campground
Which popular attractions are close to Golden Eagle Campground?
Nearby attractions include Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (4.6 miles), Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun (4.5 miles), and Cheyenne Mountain State Park (2.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Eagle Campground?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, babysitting, and conference facilities.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Eagle Campground?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sushi O Sushi, Black Bear Tea & Coffee, and Krabby's Seafood Joint.
Are pets allowed at Golden Eagle Campground?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Golden Eagle Campground?
Many travelers enjoy visiting McAllister House (9.3 miles).