Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park KOA

Estes Park, Colorado



Estes Park, Colorado
Phone: (970) 586-2888

Sites: 69
Recent Rate: $57 6/2015

Latitude: 40.3781077570379
Longitude: -105.487546920776

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • 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 yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • 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 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 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 ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

24 Reviews

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Morpauwe

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $57.00
Overall Rating:      

Upon entering the campground, you must park on a steep grade while registering. Then you are escorted to your site and the escort assists with parking. This assistance is essential because the sites are so tightly packed that there is no margin for error. If you have a slide out on the left, you will not be able to fully extend your awning.

My pedestal had a high steel divider just below the socket for my 30 amp cord. The divider needed a cutout to let the cord hang naturally, but there was none. Instead I had to use a hard bend in the cord to get around the ridge, which compromised the security of the plug in the socket.

The campground consists of flat terraced areas carved out of a steep hillside. The gravel sites are level and hookups were appropriately located. Main roads are paved but narrow with tight turns. There was insufficient room to park my tow vehicle at my site; I had to use a parking space about a hundred feet away.

It was wonderfully quiet at night, but I was awakened at 5AM one morning by a neighbor's alarm clock. Another neighbor deployed his awning to within 2 feet of the side of my trailer.

Restrooms were clean and very useable although showers were small and tight. On weekdays the park was not full, but on weekends it was packed with no room to spare. Overall, the ambiance was that of a tightly packed parking lot.

I would not recommend this park and I will not return. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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starwind

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

The term sardines comes to mind. Extremely close sites. They try to fill every square inch of space. Big rigs should certainly avoid this place. We had a back in space for a 35 feet motorhome, with an unusable table at the rear. The site was so narrow, we could not put out the awning, it would have touched our neighbors slide out. Restrooms are totally inadequate. One urinal and two stalls in the men's room. Estes Park is beautiful, but we will not return to this park. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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Bud in Florida

Review Count: 88
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park for exploring Rocky Mountain National Park. Staff very friendly and helpful. Like all parks in Estes Park, grass is at a premium and spaces are tight. Very clean park, good cable, and good Wi-Fi. Nice location. Would stay here again. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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GRMOK!

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Convenient free shuttle service stops right in front of campground. Rather tight spaces for large rigs but no problem for my little class B. Typical KOA, clean, well kept and friendly staff. I will stay here again next time in Estes Park. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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Gary Camp-Inn

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

The staff was friendly and the store had a lot variety. Interesting park layout. The back-ins look to be tight if you have slide outs with very little space between neighbors. There are 3 tiers. Across from the back-ins on each tier are parallel park sites. I had one of those for my teardrop. I commented that it looked like they had more cabins than RV spots and turns out that is accurate. This is a fair price as other spots in town outside the national park are more expensive. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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quilt lady

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

We love KOA campgrounds because we always know what to expect and have always been happy with the ones we have used. This one however is extremely cramped. Our neighbors can look into our windows, we cannot let out our awning and can barely walk out our door. The people working here are very nice, but they have crammed everyone in like sardines which defeats the purpose of camping. There is NO privacy. Would not stay here again. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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PupPeople

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

Several of the sites required parking parallel to and against a wall with the trees above the wall (not at the level of the RV). So, there was the wall on one side and the road on the other side. No place to really walk a dog since there was private property and residence immediately adjacent to the KOA. Hosts were kind and helpful. Lots of hummingbirds and of course very close to Estes Park downtown, and the mountains for hiking. So very glad there is a KOA here. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Harry F.

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice place to stay for a few nights. Great location close to town and park. Friendly staff. Only back in spots and not much space to park your tow. I would give it a 10 for the camp but the sites are very tight and not much space between. I will stay again. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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jordanmr

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

Very friendly staff. Booked a last minute site when we had fridge trouble and needed to move to a campground with electrical hookups. Provided the name of a mobile RV repair service who fixed the problem (not cheap). Site was not great. No shade, pull out on the side of the road site. Paid $5 per night for each person over the first two. Made the nightly rate $59. Enjoyed the pancake breakfast-choice of blueberry, chocolate chip or plain. Can take the shuttle to town or Rocky Mountain NP, but can take awhile. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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alkurta

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $54.00
Overall Rating:      

The staff is friendly and helpful but this where any upside ends. The sites are more than small, we were not able to extend our canopy and cooking meals outside was an adventure. We had to move our car from our site to satellite parking to allow other campers to pull out of their sites. This campground crams everyone in like sardines and is not up to KOA standards. We will not stay here again and do not recommend it. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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ArTom

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

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $56.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our first RV trip and our very first campground we stayed and was really impressed by the cleaning of the camp, organization and the service provided by the staff members. The camp has everything except the BBQ in the site but there are designated areas where is available. Also has a nice playground for the kids. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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Arty

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Everything was nice except for the dog excrement, and it was everywhere. Had to clean dog waste from our spot after we parked. I do not like dog waste. The people with dogs need to clean up after their dogs! We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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4forsmores

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $80.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park less than 5 minutes from Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. I gave lower rating due to the high price. Very tight gravel spaces but it's what you'd expect in a resort town. Good Wi-Fi even at back of park. Park is terraced on hillside and most spaces have deck area with picnic table on the terrace. If you have a larger trailer, 5th wheel, or motorhome, call first to see if they can shoehorn you in. Narrow roads and sharp corners to negotiate here. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Jerry S

Review Count: 557
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This a small, terraced park on the eastern edge of Estes Park. The facilities (FHU, cable, and WIFI) are good but the sites and the park, in general, are probably too tight for many larger RVs. Others may have a problem walking up and down the terraces. There are a couple eateries within 1/2 mile to the west, but the center of "touristy" Estes Park is about 2 miles. There are mountain views to the south and west. We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Motorhome.

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madewebs

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Other than the small sites for trailers with slide-outs, this is one of the very best KOAs anywhere in the country!!!! We camped at Estes Park KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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