22 Parks near Fort Collins, Colorado
Aug 2009 - $28.00
Really small. Not a good fit for large RV. Would try somewhere else next time. - I r.v for fun
May 2009 - $20.00
Worst RV Park ever. First, it's practically on Hwy 289 so it's super noisy. The only overnighter sites face the highway, and it's bright out, so you better have dark curtains. We knew this going into the place, but we were desperately tired and stopped anyway. The management was less than hospitable, and cranky. When I asked her if I could write a check she looked at me with an accusatory look and said "Is it any good?" When I asked her if she had laundry facilities, she said, "I got nothing! Just a place to hook up and dump. That's it." Going against our better judgment, we set up in one of the 3 overnight spots, and the electric hookup was a joke. It actually had old fuses instead of circuit breakers. We plugged into the box on our site, and there was no power. So we plugged into the one next to us and it worked for a bit. But the next morning the outlet was sparking, arcing and crackling (we weren't even running anything except the water heater and fridge), and when my husband went to go shut off and unplug, it sparked and almost started a fire up our RV cord. Our cord prongs are smoked. The park noise and the dumpy trailers there were bad enough, but that was the last straw. I went over to management and just told her we had to leave 2 days early. I did not say why out of fear that she wouldn't give me a refund. She kindly gave me my check back, which was nice. At $20 a night, this place is no bargain if they fry your electrical system. Stay away, and bite the bullet and pay for the pricier campgrounds in the area (we went to Johnson's Corner, 20 miles south, in Loveland). Fort Collins has squat in the way of RV parks, so the best you'll get is down the highway in Loveland, or maybe the state parks, which cost just as much as the parks, so why not go for the full hookups instead? Eeek. After 2 years on the road, we've never seen anything this bad. Boondocking at Wallyworld would've been much, much better. - LiveWorkDream
Sep 2007 - $20.00
No Showers or Restrooms which they do tell you up front. This is mostly a Mobile Home and Monthly Campground with only 2 spaces available for overnighters, the one we got was in a beautiful shaded spot, the only pull-through is part of a driveway with no shade. The park is very well maintained and the owners very friendly and helpful. Very close to town for shopping etc. They do not have any discounts, we got good internet and 4 tv channels via antenna. - mskitny
Aug 2016 - $50.00
This is the third time we have stayed in this park. One of the best KOA's we have visited. This time we had a 40 foot motor home and a tow. The only problem we have had is that their sewer lines are back a little far for our coach, but workable. - Birdhouse
Jul 2016 - $54.00
This is a nice campground with gravel streets and concrete pads. The entrance is through a manned security gate and is a large area for parking. There are grassy areas between sites and picnic tables. We had no issues with satellite or other utilities. We did found the streets to be a little narrow for a big rig because of the large trucks which overflowed some into the streets. - SMorin
Jul 2016 - $36.00
Sites are narrow with some grass lots of amenities, pool, miniature golf, Pickleball, paddle boats. Friendly staff. - Hulda
Jul 2016 - $25.00
This is a rustic county park and the experience centers on the clear, cold reservoir. We stayed 1 night in site #S71 which is a pull-through electric only site right on the lake. Although we didn't have a water connection, there were spigots available to fill your tanks about every 4 sites and at the dump station. We could enter the water and swim from our site as well as from the adjacent sites.
It is an older park; the semicircular pull-throughs we doable but a little snug for our 31' trailer and truck. There is a new bath house one end of the reservoir which was very clean and had pay showers. The older bathrooms on the loops weren't in great shape. We had no cell reception (AT&T), but the reservoir is hemmed in by the mountains. It is a 15-20 minute drive into Fort Collins.
Please note that in addition to the nightly rate, there is an $8.75 reservation fee and a $7/day vehicle fee. - texasAUtiger
Oct 2015 - $18.00
The campground is located at the south en d of the horse tooth reservoir just west of Fort Collins. Interior roads are well groomed gravel and sites are level. There are full hook up sites but we chose an electric only site for our one night stay.
Weekends are busy so book ahead. - n2916s
Sep 2015 - $37.00
This place was just a little weird for us. It is obviously very popular and very heavily used by locals for access to the lake. Tight interior roads for large RV's. We saw several RVs just back up rather than try to make some of the tight turns. Lots of boulders to try and avoid when backing into the site. It was also really noisy. The sites themselves were level and the utilities worked great. Distance between sites was reasonable. The lake was low but there were several jet skis running around constantly. Unfortunately, we were also backed up to the maintenance area which generated it's own noise. And, wow, it's expensive for a reservoir especially with the additional fees per vehicle per day. - Free
Jul 2016 - $35.00
Rate above includes having to pay a daily admission fee to access the park. Overall, a nice place. We had an end site near a bath house that was quiet, clean, and level. Only complaint would be that there was no soap available in the bath house to wash hands with! The showers are coin-operated but have good water pressure and are hot. We didn't have time to check out the lake as we were visiting family nearby but it was nice to camp by. - calijame
Jul 2016 - $24.00
Great state park close to lots of services and amenities. We had a pull-through site with a lake view. Our site was also next to the multi-use concrete path that runs through the park. Perfect! We went for runs on this path and also rode our bikes on it for over 20 miles in the city of Loveland. Access to the path was our favorite feature of the campground. We were in the first loop, which is a short distance away from the beach area and the lake. Services were excellent. As other reviewers have noted, this campground feels more like a city park than a state park. Most sites are well shaded. As with most Colorado state parks, water spigots are shared among campsites. We would definitely stay at this park again. - tripster
Jul 2016 - $24.00
We have been coming to Boyd for a lot of years and always have had a great experience. The lake is wonderful for boating and lots of things to do.
Having said that, our trip this time was pretty good with a couple of exceptions.
We had reserved a site nearly 6 months ago (you MUST reserve early to get a weekend spot here in Colorado!) but due to work, we could not spend the first night, but opted to arrive early the next morning. We were surprised to see a tent camper in our reserved spot when we arrived! The camp hosts were not helpful and I had to call the Park Rangers. Turns out the camper was camping illegally and was issued a ticket by the Rangers and kicked out of the park. Never had that one happen before! Other than that, not a bad stay.
The Park is starting to show it's age and could use some updating, but is still pretty good. Good electricity and water spigots are scattered around. Lots of room at the dump station! Shower house was not clean, but was usable. (Lots of cobwebs).
Overall a good park, but upkeep was lacking. This I will pin directly on the camp hosts. The hosts only job appeared to be... well... camping and putting tags on the reservation markers. No campsite upkeep or cleaning was seen during our 4 day stay. It was disappointing because we love seeing how other hosts in other CO state parks maintain their sites with pride. No so much here. Too bad. I know it's dependent on the particular group of hosts and usually they are pretty good. No this time and it showed.
Having said that, we WILL be back next year! - colochoclab
Aug 2015 - $46.00
Unlevel sites with old crumbled concrete pads. Table and chairs on raised patio stones, unfortunately you are setting on your patio with your neighbors sewer right at your table......not really what you would to have while trying to enjoy a meal or for that matter and afternoon beverage. Last time the patio site was cleaned was the last rain... Vehicle has to be parked at an angle behind your RV in an inadequate space. Quiet inside park but road noise from Hwy 287. Many full time residences. Management seemed nice and did help you park. Would not stay here again. Very poor value for your dollar. - John3508
Aug 2015 - $40.00
Stayed here for 2 nights on our way home in Denver area. This is the first time we have stayed here versus other campgrounds in the Ft Collins area and were pleasantly surprised. Sites are on a hill and gravel but there is a concrete slab in each site that is level so park on it and you just have to adjust front to back. Had to park truck sideways on site due to short length, but there are longer sites if available. And they have better water pressure per pamphlet. Ours was weak. There are trees for shade and the altitude results in a comfortable temperature. Wifi is weak at times, better in early morning or late evening when there are fewer users. There is some road noise from US highway just outside the property. Nice rural area but close enough to all the amenities of Ft Collins. We will return. - RV'er
Jun 2015 - $34.00
Sites were level with tall trees for shade. Easy in/out with 40 ft. motor home. A very clean campground in a nice rural area yet close enough to Denver for day trips. Price is for electric only site. Would stay here again. - Alfa 40
Jun 2016 - $48.00
Staff very helpful and were able to accommodate us for the night. Someone lead us to our site and helped us pull in.
Site was a level pull-through with easy to reach services. Sites were close but not impossible so.
Using the word "resort" is a stretch, but the park is adequate for short stays. About 1/2 long-term residents. - daviputnam
Apr 2016 - $40.00
Rolled in without a reservation, staff very helpful and were able to accommodate us for the night.
Site was a level pull-thru with easy to reach services. Staff were friendly & helpful. Someone lead us to our site and helped us pull in.
They were obviously getting ready for the summer season, lots of maintenance work going on. Pool was scheduled to open in May. - Our-Wandering-Casa
Nov 2015 - $50.00
This really is "so-so". It was a little dirty and a bit cramped but the staff were at least friendly. However they follow Greeley's rule about RVs not being older than 10 years. Which is really annoying. Would I stay here again? Only if I really had to. - WrathOfPhontex
Jun 2012 - $19.00
Friendly owners which are very laid back. This is not your normal run RV Park. But I will stay here when ever we are in the area. Park could be greatly improved by making the permanent residents clean up around their sites. The Park has great access to the surrounding area. - From the Kites
Jan 2012 - $25.00
This is more like a trailer park the a campground. This place is more then half full of permanent trailers.It is looking run down and old. The whole place needs a face lift. There are nice people living there but a lot of junk laying around. - dozerdog
Jul 2010 - $25.00
The other reviews were right. It's shaded by well spaced trees, the price is decent, but it is populated by many permanent and semi-permanent residents--only three sites left for shorter stays. Sites are level gravel with green grass and picnic table, roads are hard packed dirt but not dusty. The pool is small and old, but clean and warm enough. Wifi worked fine. Lots of dogs and leashes are not strict. Toilets are old but clean, but the shower floors are creepy. Okay for a stop over, or to stay a month or two, but not great for a few days of recreating. We stayed only one night, then went looking for better facilities. - JunebugW
Sep 2014 - $35.00
We couldn't get in Boyd Lake SP when it was full for the weekend ,so tried this park. The worker campers in office were nice but open hours are very limited. Looked like nearly every site was taken by full-time residents or long term visitors from out of state. Were told the Park has been purchased by owner of Riverview Rv Park down the street and eventually will not be open to over night campers. It was ok for our purposes, with cable, wifi and good electric. Bathrooms were small and very outdated; so was Laundry room. Most sites were tight and in full sun. Easy drive up Big Thompson canyon to Estes. Can't really recommend and it will be a residential-type place anyway. - Annie's Song
Jun 2014 - $31.00
Rate reflects weekly rate. Staff: friendly. Neighbors: friendly and, oh, my some were even long time residences. Yes, the sites are close together, but I've been at worse; we had a concrete pad with a picnic table on it which I consider quite roomy. It is on a hill and a bit tight to get into spots, but we managed with our 35' fifth wheel. Laundry facilities were clean. Location is great; not far to get to Estes Park/Rocky Mountain NP. Devil's Backbone a very short drive (1.3 miles) with great hiking and biking. Even Loveland downtown is not that far away. WiFi was relatively good. - MichelleKry
Jul 2013 - $36.00
We have been full timing for two years, and this was the first time we actually did not stay. After driving through the park and noticing the spaces were very close together and several residences that were not in great shape, we paid the cancellation fee and left. The park needs some work; spaces and the full time residences needed to be cleaned up. We made the reservation in advance as we would be attending a wedding in Boulder. Ended up staying elsewhere which was much nicer than this park. - Wsurf
Aug 2016 - $26.00
We stayed 2 nights. It was somewhat level and a little close to the next door neighbors, but it was quiet. The trees and river made it so peaceful. Everyone was friendly and we'd stay again. We had full hook ups, free Wi-Fi. - Jim and Me
Jul 2016 - $35.00
This is a nice RV park, situated along the Big Thompson river. There are many sites that back right up to the river bank. They have a nice park with swings and a jungle gym; plus ample grass to throw a football and play volleyball. There is usually weekend entertainment in the pavilion. The dog run is a good size and grassy. There is a nice walking trail that borders the park and follows the river. There are long term residents in the park. The free WiFi service from Tengo was so-so. AT&T had some cell service, but there was no data service. Verizon had cell service and occasional data service. We normally had to drive 3 or 4 miles into Loveland for cellular data service. - Quig
Jul 2016 - $45.00
Stayed 2 nights before Estes Park. Staff great, giving directions to a quick route to Ft. Collins, to a great hiking area nearby. Access to large grocery stores within 5 miles. Some odor problem with an overloaded septic field, but tolerable. Would stay again. - Hornman
Aug 2016 - $47.00
I was referred to this park by a park mgr. in Loveland, CO because their RV park was full. I reserved 2 days ahead and was told on the phone that I had to pay by credit card then and NO refund was possible as they had a 48 hr. refund policy. Soon after my arrival I noticed an awful odor in the air. I found out that there's a cattle lot close by and the park frequently smells bad. The smell varies according to the direction of the wind and at times made me nauseous. I will never, ever stay in this park again. This is unfortunate as the staff was very friendly and helpful when we checked in. - June Foster
Jun 2016 - $46.00
The park staff was very helpful. For example, a branch on a tree was too close to one of our slides; they quickly trimmed the branch for us. Every time I had a question, the staff was very happy to respond. Some have complained about the smell. There is a feedlot behind the park, and sometimes there is an oder of livestock. We found that most of the time, the smell was not that strong; it was simply a farm-smell. Every once in a while, depending on the wind, the smell was a bit stronger. I guess if you are a city person, that might be a problem, but for a country boy, even at the worst it wasn't all that bad. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again for the views, and for the great service. - MFTDoc
Jun 2016 - $42.00
This place was a disappointment, considering the owners also own the other two KOAs in the vicinity, which are much nicer. Dirty, grass not mowed, old RVs with ACs duct taped to the sides. The office staff is nice. One thing we just don't understand is the lack of adequate WiFi. What's the point of advertising free WiFi, if you can't get it in the park. Let's face it, not everyone is on "vacation from technology", plus people need to work from the road, etc. Very, very unsatisfactory.
This place might be OK for an overnight since it is close to I-25, but no longer than that. - thecampbells