8.7 Excellent
     
Buena Vista, Colorado

Valley RV Park

Buena Vista, Colorado



Buena Vista, Colorado
Phone: (719) 395-8107

Sites: 55
Recent Rate: $35 7/2016

Latitude: 38.8623256809309
Longitude: -106.148346662521

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

25 Reviews

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed in spot 30. One of 2 pull throughs in the back of the park. The spot was plenty deep for just about any MH with a toad. The owners are very nice, helpful people. They even trimmed a tree for us. Great views from the park. Roads are dirt but not rough. Full hook ups are placed well and a nice concrete pad with picnic table provided. AT&T has three bars here. Park wifi worked well and was plenty fast. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
30
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 143
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This rv park was originally a mobile home park and, as such, has some still in place. But not an issue at all. And yes, it is older (but so are we!) It is not lavish with amenities but we knew that going in - that is not high on our list of importance. We had a large site with nice views. You cannot meet nicer people than Sandra and Don; no place. Example. DW Barbara happened to mention to Sandra that she crochets as we drive - blankets for babies at a care center for very unfortunate babies. Sandra happened to be at a church yard sale and saw a bunch of yarn and bought it and gave it to Barbara - and refused to take a penny for it. We would go back there in a heartbeat. And hope we can. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
66
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

So much to do in the area.....Leadville, St. Elmo, Independence Pass, Cottonwood Pass, etc.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an established park, and is a blend of permanent trailers and RV's. The park was clean and the sites were comfortable. The gravel pads had a concrete picnic area next to the pad. The park has been there long enough it needs a good purging. In many places there were old picnic tables, benches, and items that just needed to be hauled off. In the front of the park, there was an interesting little area surrounded by a white clapboard fence about 36" high. When I walked over and looked in it, I was surprised to see it full of 50 gallon barrels, old tools and other items - essentially junk. The WIFI was through an outside provider and was excellent. Many of the short-term parking pads are in the front, very close to the highway, and quite noisy. I strongly suggest negotiating the specific pad when making a reservation to be away from the road. The rate was based on a one week stay and a cash discount. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 82
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Quiet, peaceful and well maintained. Price was for 50/30 amp, water, and sewer. There was no cable. Water pressure was 40 PSI and the sewer connector is not threaded; it's a drop in. There are a limited number of pull-through sites. There were picnic tables, but no pool, playground, or fire rings. The park was mowed and there were Chinese elm and cottonwood shade trees. Each site had a small patch of grass that was watered and mowed and a concrete patio. We only found 3 PBS channels on over-the-air using an antenna. Chaffee County's other six broadcast analog translator television channels went off the air on April 1, 2014 due to the Federal government-mandated 2015 deadline to go digital. The Chaffee County TV Translator Association didn't enjoy the Federal funding that the PBS stations have. AT&T phone service was 5 out of 5 bars; Verizon was 3 out of 5 bars. There was no trash pickup at the sites. We saw Fedex make deliveries to campers on 3 separate occasions. The Wi-Fi was upgraded to TengoInternet and was included in the camping rate. Wi-Fi strength and response were excellent, and we were even able to download 2 minute videos from Youtube with minimal buffering. Washers are one dollar and dryers are one dollar for an hour. The washers are Kenmore Heavy Duty and are a large size. Looks like there were long term residents in 9 park models. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
36
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Nightly rate is based on monthly rate and 10% discount for paying cash or check. The sites are gravel and very wide. There is a picnic table on a concrete slab. The hook ups are easily accessible. WiFi is great and the atmosphere there is wonderful. Many of the people there are retired and come and stay the whole summer. They have pot luck dinners & cook outs often and some have planned activities once a week. We enjoyed our stay there and plan on returning next year. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
50
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Arkansas river rafting, Ziplining, Hiking 14K plus mountains, Monarch Pass tram ride, St. Elmo & Tin Cup old mining towns, Cottonwood Lake & Pass, Twin Lakes, Turquoise Lake, Leadville Train ride, Independence Pass, Maroon Bells

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Review Count: 173
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a well-managed park. The sites are level easy to get into; all the hookups function well. The WiFi is the best I have ever had in an RV park. Many of the patrons of this park spend the summer here. The park is a convenient distance from town. The rate reflects the weekly rate with a 10% cash discount in the busy season. We would stay here again. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park, huge level sites. Great owners, friendly and helpful. Many returning RVers, but very friendly. Great laundry, $1.00 per wash and dry! Where do you find that these days? Plenty of clothes lines if you wish to hang your clothes out. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Great place to stay. Large sites with plenty of room to enjoy the site with table and plenty of room for the slide outs and awnings. Great views of the mountains. The owners are friendly and helpful a real plus to the park. It is an older park but very well maintained and utilities were very good. I would definitely stay here again when in the area. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Price reflects monthly rate, electricity is extra. Nice RV park with large sites; restrooms & showers were very clean. Owners are very nice, hardworking people. We would stay here again if we would be able to get a site further back in the park away from the road noise. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

I agree with the other comments. The park is older but well maintained and the spaces are very large for an RV park. They do have some trailers but they are well maintained and the residents are nice. The park is very friendly. Great view of the mountains to the west. Close to town. We stayed here for two weeks. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 81
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

An older park but everything was clean and tidy. It was one of about three right close to each other, but this one looked the best. Some rental mobile homes in one area of the park, but they were well maintained and did nothing to take away from the park. Lots of folks in for the Summer. Most seemed to come for two to three months. That being said, there were also plenty of folks coming and going each day as we were. Owned by the same family for many years. Definitely the place to stay in Buena Vista. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 139
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park and the owners are great. An older park, but well maintained and very clean. Mostly folks that are monthly summer visitors and friendly. Good Wi-Fi and good AT&T cell service. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

An older, well maintained park with huge lots. Some with shade. Friendly and helpful owners. Happy guests. Good Wi-Fi. Was once a trailer park but is almost fully converted to camping. The few full time trailers that are here are neat and attractive. We will definitely stay here again! We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older park, kind of eclectic but a great place to stay while in the Buena Vista area. The owners live right on the premises and work hard to keep it up and were very accommodating, even bringing our mail to our door. The sites and roads are all gravel but we didn't notice any problem with dust. The sites are well spaced. There are a few permanent residents in the park living in mobile homes but they are kept up and very neat. The only thing that could be added in our opinion is an off-leash dog walk area. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 116
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects weekly rate. I LOVED this place. It's nothing fancy but felt like a nice little neighborhood - very friendly, community feel to it. Most of the folks staying here are very friendly. Most also staying for whole season so reservations can be hard to come by. Great little laundry room, very reasonably priced. Each site has more space than most parks provide. Hope to return someday! And would definitely recommend them - but please don't take our spot! We camped at Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

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