Visiting Durango

Camping in Durango

Camping in Durango

Durango offers a variety of campgrounds and RV parks that are conveniently located to Downtown Durango. We have included a variety of campgrounds below for both tent & RV sites. At the bottom we have included other important information about dump sites, water fill, propane fill and RV parking in Downtown Durango.

Junction Creek Campground

Located off 25th street which turns into Junction Creek, follow this road approximately 5.5 miles to the campground entrance.

Located in the San Juan Forest close to Durango and near the beginning of the Colorado Trail.Nestled amongst the ponderosa pines the campground has a total of 44 campsites with 29 reservable sites and 14 sites with electrical hook-ups. There is also one group site that will accommodate up to 50 people. Amenities include accessible vault toilets, picnic tables, grills, fire ring, tent pad, and water spigot. The maximum RV site is 60 or calling 1-877-444-6777. Open season May-September.




United Campgrounds of Durango

1322 Animas View drive, Durango Phone: 970-247-3852

Locally owned and operated for 40 years. United Campgrounds of Durango is located along the Animas River on the north end of Durango, just 4 minutes from Downtown Durango. United Campground of Durango has 100 level RV sites with water, electric and sewer and 90 tent sites. Amenities include a seasonal heated swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, pet park, and small store. Pets are allowed on site for no additional cost. Open May 1 to October 15.




HTR Durango

(Formerly, Lightner Creek Campground) 1567 CR 207 (Lightner Creek Road) 970-247-5406

Located only 5 minutes from Downtown Durango, HTR Durango is in a box canyon surrounded by high cliffs and large Douglas fir and Ponderosa Pine. Offering a variety of accommodations including lodges that fit up to 6 people, Creekside Cottages, cabins, 30/50 AMP Sites, and tent sites. Amenities include dog park, playground, propane fire pits, seasonal heated pool, basketball and more. Pets are welcome and there is an off-leash dog park and trails to explore right from the park.




Oasis Durango RV Resort

30090 US 160 Durango- 970-247-0783

Located just a quick 15 minutes from Downtown Durango, Oasis Durango RV Resort provides several accommodations including deluxe cottages, RV sites and tent Sites.Amenities include seasonal heated pool, community BBQ area, playground, mini-golf, dog park, laundry facilities, propane, herb garden and more. RV amenities include 50/30/20 AMP sites, sewer, water, and electric hook ups.Open year-round. Peak season May 1- October 31 nightly rates only. Off season November 1 to April 30 with nightly, weekly, and extended stays available.




Haviland Lake

Located on Haviland Lake Road just off HWY 550

Located in the San Juan National Forest just 18 miles north of Durango. Haviland Lake campground offers hiking, fishing, canoeing and more in this natural setting. The campground has 43 campsites, 26 are reservable and 17 have electrical hookups. Sites are for both RVs and tents. Amenities include water hookups, sanitary dump, trash pickup, campfire rings, picnic tables and restrooms. Firewood is available for purchase. Open May through September.




Alpen Rose RV Park

27847 Hwy. 550 North, Durango, (970) 247-5540

Located in the Animas Valley with great mountain views and just minutes from Downtown Durango. Alpen Rose RV Park is a full-service RV Park offering standard 30/50 AMP sites and big rig friendly sites. No tent sites are available at this park. Amenities include seasonal swimming pool, restroom and showers, free Wi-Fi, laundry room, group pavilion, Playground, trout pond, pet playground, self-serve dog wash, and convenience store. Open year-round. Winter season from Nov. 1 to March 31 daily and weekly and monthly rates are available.




La Plata County Fairgrounds

2500 Main Avenue, Durango (970) 382-6468

Located on the North side of Durango in the North Main District and is a very convenient location to access Downtown. The Animas River Trail is located right behind the fairgrounds. This 9-mile trail runs along the Animas River and will lead you directly to Downtown. There is also a trolly that runs every 20 minutes down Main Avenue. There is a Trolly stop nearby the fairgrounds that will take you directly into town. There are 6 Sites at the fairgrounds that include water and Electric 50/30 AMP, and 2 -110 plugs Accommodations include bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. The Fairgrounds is located directly next door to the Durango Recreation Center that offers showers, Pool, and recreation facilities. Open from April 1 to October 31. Reservations are made by calling the Fairgrounds at 970-382-6468




RV Parking options in Downtown Durango

Oversized vehicles like RVs – Oversized vehicle parking is allowed on 5th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, on Roosa Ave. south of 9th Street, and at the Transit Center parking lot when space is available. Parking at the Transit Center requires a day pass, which can be purchased inside the Transit Center between 7 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday for only $7.50.




Dump stations and Water Fill




Propane Fill