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Lightner Creek Campground

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We camped in space T5 for a few days, which was located right next to the driveway. We weren't fond of the location, but the site itself was clean and spacious enough for our 6 person tent. Each site has a picnic table, and we also rented a fire pit. The tent sites are close together, and that can be... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a premium spot directly beside the creek (site 66), and we were so happy to stay here during our last leg of the trip before heading back to Texas. We loved being right next to the creek and hearing the sounds of the water. The entire campground has mature and varied landscaping. It really makes a difference compared... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I can't really speak to the amenities of this campground because unfortunately we were refused a site after making a reservation. Our confirmation email requested we call their office, no toll free number, regarding our late arrival which I did. During the call when I questioned the $7 fee to reserve online the owner became defensive. I did say I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Creekside cabin would have been more idyllic if there had been more water in the creek (but it was July after all). Overall, it was a nice location and it was amazingly quiet for being so close to the restroom and showers. The campground appeared clean and well looked after. The WiFi was spotty but listening to the creek... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Spent 10 days in August. Campground is well maintained with a friendly staff. Nice pool & laundry facility. Wifi was unreliable. Bathrooms were clean but need some updating. Close to downtown Durango but off the beaten path. Will stay again. Jacuzzi would be a nice addition.

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The staff was super and the campground was clean. We stayed in a camper cabin, very comfortable. The pool was clean and the bathroom/showers were perfect. Great place to stay, just outside of downtown Durango. Sara Doerr

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Campground was ok. We were placed on a site that was pure mud. No one offered us a different site and all the other sites seemed to have gravel. Didn't seem like the owner took much pride in their park. Dog park was a muddy mess and didn't have any grass for the dogs to do their business. Weather was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This place had nice, clean bathrooms and other great amenities: a pool, playground, and laundry. The sites were nice and along the creek. We fell asleep to the sounds of the babbling creek. They also have fire pits you could rent if you wanted a fire.

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Tulare, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Although we only spent one night here my family enjoyed this camground. We had friendly and helpful staff along with nice facilities. I had requested a site on the creek, which was flowing at the time of our visit. The creek was so great for my kids (11 and under) to play in. Well worth our stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Our family stayed here three nights of a three week trip through Southwest. The campground is in a beautiful mountain setting, support convenient to Durango, and the staff were awesome! Lots for kids to do including creek play, heated pool, and basketball court. Camp store was well stocked and everyone working was friendly, helpful and welcoming! Only cons were close... More 

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Additional Information about Lightner Creek Campground

Address: 1567 County Road 207, (Lightner Creek Rd.), Durango, CO 81301-7700
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Number of rooms: 97
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