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Lightner Creek Campground

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Traveler (63)
Room & Suite (13)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“box canyon”(5 reviews)
“tent sites”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Internet
Pool
Pets Allowed
Golf course
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Location and contact
1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301-7700
14.7 miles to La Plata Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So green. Close to town. Lots of shady trees. Pool was spotless. Showers and bathrooms and laundry all also spotless. We liked the little dog park and used it for other dogs every day. Very close to town. 5-10 minutes to restaurants, grocery, etc. yet...More

1  Thank SCVerMF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm looking for a campground to stay in Durango for a few days. I read the wonderful reviews, but when I went on their website I saw that the park is under new ownership and they charge a $2.00 per night pet fee. This just...More

Thank SillyAnn1
Response from Marti L, Owner at Lightner Creek CampgroundResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi SillAnn1, I am really sorry you are disappointed in our pet fees. I'd like to mention that while we are new owners we HAVE NOT yet changed any of the rates, including the $2 pet fee. The main reason behind the fee is that...More

Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice quaint RV campground alongside a small flowing creek. Very quiet an spaces are close but just not to close....nice shade trees! Level gravel pads, some with grass! Full hookups available! Off the beaten path from Durango a few miles! Would definitely stay here again!

Thank Mike H
Response from Marti L, Owner at Lightner Creek CampgroundResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you Mike H for your lovely review! What could we have done differently to get a 5-star review? Thank you! Ashley

Reviewed May 28, 2018

We stayed in an RV at the campground on our way to the Durango/Silverton Railway. It is a beautiful site right on a creek with lots of trees, a pool, and easy access to hiking trails. It is well outfitted with amenities including laundry facilities....More

Thank Tom D
Response from Marti L, Owner at Lightner Creek CampgroundResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you Tom D for your review! May I ask what we could have done differently to have received a 5-star review? Thank you and we are looking forward to seeing you again. Ashley

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I didn’t get to stay at Lightner Creek, but this review is for the owners! We are working on taking a trip for several months. Spur of the moment, so getting a place in Summer is hard. The only reason we aren’t staying at...More

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Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
97
Location
United States > Colorado > Durango
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"They have host that will walk your dog, deliver food to you, or even give you a ride into town. Rick and..."
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"Tent spots next to creek may be better but cost extra. Do not get one on gravel if you can help it."
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"Tent Site T10 is on the end of the row and thus quite private."
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"This was a campground for us but there are cabins for the less daring"
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