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Durango, Colorado

United Campground of Durango

Durango, Colorado



Durango, Colorado
Phone: (970) 247-3853

Sites: 103
Recent Rate: $53 7/2016

Latitude: 37.3197910890332
Longitude: -107.8511095047

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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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $2.75 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 2.75
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • 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 no
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 yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone yes
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
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 no
  • 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 no
  • 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 no

Review Details

Ratings overview

87 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Very excellent location. I didn't care for the alternate facing campground causing our patio area to be facing the neighbors patio area, with little privacy and sense of established border. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
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
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

Fun place to stay. We travel in the summer with our teenage grandson and we select places of interest for him and us as well. The trains added an extra dimension as they pass thru in the morning and evening. It is close to a trolley stop for trips to town and is in a very shady cool place with lots of trees. Our grandson enjoyed the pool and of course running into town for dinner on a couple occasions. I would not hesitate to stay here again when in the area. We had no problem negotiating the roads which are gravel but watered daily to cut down on the dust. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, 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:

Mesa Verde is close by and a wonderful attraction.

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Review Count: 120
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

Interesting park. Previous reviews seemed to indicate management issues. I have to say we had a very pleasant and helpful check in. There is no cable TV but we found the site offered good satellite reception. so e sites though are probably too shaded. Interior roads are gravel as are the pads. Some turns are a little tight for a 40'+ but no problem if you take it easy. Management waters the roads to minimize dust which is really helpful. Wifi proved very good. A great feature of this park though is the fact that the Durango Silverton stea m train passes right through the park. Really, really fun. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

I believe this would be a very nice place to tent camp. Sites are flat and grass.

Pick a site close to the tracks for a great train experience!

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our second stay at this campground. We returned because of the trolley just outside of the campground which takes us to town for 50 cents! Also, the train that travels through several times a day. Campers and train riders wave to each other...what fun! Sites are close but we were lucky enough to stay in site 58 for several days. Laundry was clean. Owners/workers were helpful and pleasant. The one thing that would make this campground perfect is if dogs were permitted to be walked across the tracks. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

Trying not to just pile on, but ...

Check-in should have told the story. Not friendly, clear messages on 'no discounts' and 'no river access'.

Our opinion of a heated pool apparently differs from the owner's.

Free wireless internet was among the worst we've experienced. Good signal strength but repeatedly just drops offline. Really, not usable for anything.

Free cable simply was not available.

Did I mention 'no discounts'?

Showing pictures of the Animas river as though you could access it is misrepresenting the park. All access is denied, fences are up, gates are locked.

Sites are very tight.

Bathrooms/Showers need some cleaning and work.

We didn't stay at any other parks in Durango though will certainly look elsewhere next time. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
39
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Park seems to have gone down hill. Agree with other reviewers that sites are not level, parking is close and owner could use some customer satisfaction training. If you are going to charge for a product, then you need to provide the product. For some reason, the owner is having issues with the cable company. Most likely cost! If the product is not available, then do not charge and make sure the client is aware of the issue prior to arrival. One note concerning the bathrooms? They are heavily used by the tenters and probably should be cleaned twice a day, including the showers. Hair in drains. For price, we expect more! We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed two nights here. Our campsite was nice but a little crowded in with lots of traffic noise.

Staff were organized and efficient but we didn't feel they were overly warm and friendly. They got the job done.

Bathrooms, showers and laundry were nice. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Tent Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
64
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

Great place to see the Silverton- Durango train, if that is your wish.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We did not enjoy our one night here in mid June. Check in was brusque; we got the feeling that all she wanted was the credit card so she could get back to something else. The 'free' Cable TV was 'not working'. The camp, 4 miles north of town, is an older tiered gravel lot, along the hill side. Site was level and shaded, but the campsite has an older, run down feel. Showers had hot water, but the bathrooms were dirty and could use some maintenance/cleaning (garbage on the floor, no TP in the toilet.). I did not care for the 'common' shared power pedestal. This meant our patio side looked into our neighbors patio side; Our bedroom, on the other hand, was overshadowed by a hulking Class A. The dumpster was full of garbage. Basically, we didn't feel the price paid reflects the value received. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Clean park close to town yet in the country. The Durango-Silverton train runs through the park which is a huge hit! Friendly staff, wonderful showers, big and inexpensive laundry. The pool is very clean but right out in the open close to the road with only a few plastic chairs to sit in. We chose to not use the pool. We couldn't get the cable TV to work and the WiFi was very weak. Local coffee shops abound so we used them for that. BTW, the tent sites are beautiful. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
64
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We tried to camp here in a 34' motorhome. The sites are a bit tight and you park side-to-side, with utilities in the middle. Were unable to get the HWH levelers to complete their cycle in our first site, first time we have had that happen. Went back to the office, the manager/owner (?) happened by while I was speaking with the woman who checked me in, and he took the attitude of "Really,...?". That posture didn't put me in a good frame of mind, but I tried the second site, and the same problem- the levelers could not complete the process due to slope. At this point, I was more than happy to cancel, forfeit my deposit and 5% total payment penalty and go elsewhere. There were people in other sites, so some obviously work, but my experience was a very poor one. I will not be back. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

When we made our reservations, they only had back-in spots left, and that did fine for us. We parked our toad beside the RV. We watched some of the pull-in people struggle to get their truck/trailers or motorhomes/toads within the sites. Sites are all gravel with a little grass here and there. It's fun to see the train ride through the campground.

The WiFi is very sporadic, as is the Verizon signal. Verizon changes from 3G to LTE and back, so my hotspot comes and goes, as does their WiFi. They advertise that they have cable, but she told me when I checked in that it doesn't work. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
78
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Eat at Zia Taqueria. It's the best Mexican food I've ever eaten!

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

First, the good: Level gravel sites, lots of shade and best of all, the campground back up to the Durango Railroad track. You can see the train several times a day. Now the bad: Although they advertise cable TV on the Internet and camp map, there was none. The trash dumpsters were overflowing, and I mean overflowing. The bathroom was up a steep hill with lots of steps. The showers were small and the bathroom had a funny smell. Other than that, it was an OK stay. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the least friendly park we've stayed at. It just opened and the host acted like they didn't want us there. wifi was unreliable even though there were only 10 other campers. Cable did not work at all.

Location is good which is why we stayed even after meeting the host. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate includes tax without discount. Gravel sites with side by side hookups. Pull-throughs too short to remain hitched but room to park next to unit. Mostly level but had to kneel unit quite a bit to level from to back. Recycling not available. Wi-Fi was okay but cable was out of service the entire 4 nights we were there. Good over the air TV and satellite dish friendly. Had site along the RR track to watch the train. Would stay here again. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
53
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a lovely riverview site (94/95). It was in the "longer" section and was not long enough to pull the jeep in straight behind the motorhome. There was no place to just let your dog run, just places for walking. The view of the mountains was beautiful and we really enjoyed the trains coming by in the morning about 8:15 and evening about 5. It is close to catching the trolley to Durango so you don't have to drive. We drove as it is just a couple minutes in but parking can be hard to find! We would camp here again. We camped at United Campground of Durango in a Motorhome.

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