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Cortez, Colorado

La Mesa RV Park

Cortez, Colorado


2380 E Main St
Cortez, Colorado 81321
Phone: (505) 215-0712

Sites: 38
Recent Rate: $38 5/2017

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Latitude: 37.352158085857
Longitude: -108.55486164551
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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • 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
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • 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 yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • 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 ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • 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 ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

95 Reviews

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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Smaller RV Park on the outer side of Cortez. Check in was pleasant. The park is a gravelled lot, demarked by a central grass strip. Sites to the left are back Ins, on the right are pull throughs. Our site had a few trees to negotiate but had enough room. I needed two Lego blocks to be level. Utilities were fine. The park is nothing special, really, but ok for a few nights. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Anasazi Cultural Center (8 miles) features a small interesting Museum and the ruins of Pueblo Escalante. A short paved 1/2 mile walk up a gentle slope leads to the Pueblo, with nice views of Mesa Verde NP and Lake McPhee.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Small park. Paved and gravel roads, gravel site. Friendly place close to stores and Mesa Verde, Trail of the Ancients. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
34
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is a small park but clean and pretty quiet. Pull thru and back in sites. We had a back in with plenty of room and satellite. We stayed a week so we couldn't have a pull thru. No problem. Would stay again. The only thing I didn't like were the hookups unground and hard to get to. I think it was the only site like that. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Originally planned to stay a couple days, but extended to a week and are so glad we did. We just really loved this park. It was much less crowded than the other one we drove by almost every day in town. RV site was spacious. We fit our 40' fifth wheel, dually truck, small SUV, 10x7 flatbed trailer and two motorcycles...comfortably on one site. With room to spare to hang out outside. We never felt like we were "on top of" our neighbors either. We were in a pull-thru in the "we don't need satellite" sites, which meant we had two lovely, tall trees at the front area of the site. Getting in and out of the entrance and our RV site was not a problem for us. Site was dirt/rock, but we didn't track in much dust into the RV. Hookups where they needed to be and worked fine. The family that runs this place is very nice. The owner's daughter was running the office most days and I saw her cleaning the restrooms/laundry every day too. They allowed us to receive some packages here which was super helpful. There wasn't a mountain outside our back window but just step outside or look another way and you'll see them! Even though it was along the highway, we didn't notice much road noise. The only negative (that the RV park can't help) is the lights from the gas station next door - very bright at night and they did a loud hum-thing often. Little grassy area for tenters and to walk your dog if you have one. Wifi worked for surfing and email; didn't test video streaming. Good AT&T service. This time of year was mostly overnighters, but usually not more than 10ish rigs around. Peaceful park in a quaint town with so much beautiful land to explore. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
32
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Cortez is great! Convenient Walmart and many other small shops. Lots of restaurants to choose from. The Farm Bistro was AMAZING. Stonefish sushi and Loungin' Lizard were pretty tasty. Our only negative experience in the whole town was the Main Street Brewery. Drive east to Durango for even more touristy-town goodness. Mesa Verde NP and Canyon of Ancients have great driving/easy hikes to see cool, historic stuff.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We needed a place to overnight while passing through the area. We came in late, had to call the owner on the phone and wait for them to arrive in a bout 15 minutes. Very helpful once they were there in getting us settled in. The went above and beyond to make sure we had a water source for the night and took some extra time to set up for the expected overnight freezing temps to insure there would be no problems. Would definitely stop in again if in the area. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 287
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 43

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy Access to the RV Park. Some sites are back-in, others are drive through. All have plenty of space, gravel surface, easy to reach utilities (including CTV). Payment is cash or check. Plenty of trees, lots of falling leaves. Owners are very knowledgeable of the area, Hovenweep, Mesa Verde, Canyons of the Ancients, lots to see and do. Although the CG is on the main highway there is very little noise to deal with. Fuel and car wash next door. Sites are mostly pretty level. The park was remodeled about 4 years ago and all upgraded then. We enjoyed our stay here and would return when in the area. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
32
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The last walking tours of the cliff dwellings this season were 10-29. When in season there is a fee/reservation system to deal with but the tours are guided by knowledgeable NPS Rangers, either Balcony House or Cliff Castle. Must see Canyon of the Ancients, Yucca House, Anasazi Cultural Center. Enough to do to keep you busy for several days. Safeway and City Market, Walmart and lots of local merchants. Great place to eat is J-Fargo about 1.5 miles from the CG.

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

This is definitely our type of park; wide, clean, level sites with full hook-ups including cable TV and excellent wi-fi for a reasonable price. The staff was very helpful and cooperative when we had to keep extending our stay due to a couple of very sick dogs. The roads and sites are gravel but well-maintained. There was no room to park our tow vehicle in front of the camper but plenty of room beside it. It is right at the edge of town, only minutes away from many restaurants and shopping. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Only 6 miles from the entrance to Mesa Verde National Park - well worth a visit.

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 6

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

This park is a great stay for day trips throughout Canyons of the Ancients and Hovenweep. The owner is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. The park wifi is good, restrooms and showers clean, full hookups on well spaced, level gravel sites. Close to shopping. With Passport America for one night and other offered specials we averaged out at $35 per night over 5 nights here. Excellent value, I thought. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
25
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Walmart and Safeway close. Anasazi heritage Center, Canyons of the Ancients area both easy day trips. Good mountain biking or hiking at Sand Canyon. Hovenweep National Monument another easy day trip. Ute Reservation offers tours, too.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

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

I really liked this place. It has full hookups, with cable TV and good wifi. The manager, who may have been the owner, was a very helpful and friendly person. She frequently was out and about on the campground, making sure everything was in order. I enjoyed talking with her about the area and her experience managing the place. The place was peaceful and well maintained. I have no negative memories at all, only positive. She was also helpful in providing us information about places we might want to visit. It is a small park, on a fairly busy street, but I do not remember being bothered by the noise. This was my favorite RV park on our trip. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
number 11
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

It is within easy driving distance to the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed a little over a month so our rate paid reflects the monthly. The park is very well run by the owners and weekend camp host. They really care about customer satisfaction. Every thing was sparkling clean. This is a basic park with no kid-friendly amenities, but a great place to stay while seeing the area. All sites are gravel and level. They have cable and really great wifi coverage. Most of the pull thrus are 37' wide and 72' long. The back ins are all 45' long so my site worked for my 40' MH with room on the side to park. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

A good base camp and very convenient for the multiple sights in the surrounding area. Staff was very helpful in briefing us on what there was to do in the area as well as recommendations on places to eat and routs to take.

Didn't use the showers or bathrooms but we did use the washer and dryer and both were very clean.

Site was shaded and level, power was consistent and water pressure and quality was very good. Best of all, the WiFi was as good as promised. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
26
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Don't rely on your GPS or cellphone for directions. For some reason, our GPS just got lost and service wasn't always available for our cellphones.

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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Located east of town, tight turn into the park but it is well marked with a sign. If you are going east (left turn)when you leave, it can be difficult to pull out due to traffic. Just take your time. Check in was fine, staff gave us good information about restaurants and places to visit. We had a level pull through, full hookups that were easy to access. The laundry consisted of one washer and one dryer but were clean. This is a basic park in a good location. Not many amenities but wifi worked well. Cable tv is available but you need a coupler which the office has available for $2 deposit. Some road noise, but not too bad. Would stay here again. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
24
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Go to Colorado welcome center for information.

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Review Count: 76
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here 3 nights and found the park and hosts to be enjoyable. The lady at the front desk has information for most anything you need or want to see in the area. A fairly small park located on the east end of Cortez. The interior roads and sites are gravel for the most part. OTA tv is great and very good WiFi. Peeked in at the washer and dryer (one of each). Verizon service was good as well as the utilities. Several big trees so be careful as you drive into or out of your site. We had a pull through which was an adequate length. Fairly quiet at night, which is nice for a park located pretty much in town. The Passport rate made it very affordable and we would stay here again. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
30
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

We found the tour of Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde NP to be interesting.

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Review Count: 436
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 42

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

We paid $100.70 for a 3 night stay, 1 night with Passport America and 2 with Good Sam. We had a level, gravel pull thru site with 50 amp FHU's, cable and wi-fi. The cable was pretty much your basic lineup with a half way decent picture, not HD. This park made a nice base for visiting Mesa Verde NP. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
33
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Tour tickets for Mesa Verde NP are available in town at the Colorado Visitor center. Having them a day early makes planning a lot easier.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Super fast WiFi. Close in town but not noisy. Real friendly staff. Great place for Mesa Verde. Would stay here again. We camped at La Mesa RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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