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Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA

Fort Collins, Colorado


1910 Lakeside Resort Ln
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 200
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 40.614937
Longitude: -105.114118

Elevation: 5024' (approximate)
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 yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $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
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon, T-Mobile Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon,T-Mobile
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • 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) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals yes
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games yes
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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165 Reviews

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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent large family campground. This is the nicest campground we have been to in a very long time. It is easy in and out for big rigs, pet friendly, large lots, grass, trees, no road noise, a large fishing lake, great staff, and the grounds are well maintained. We are retired and normally stay clear of family camp grounds, but this is the exception. We will be back. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

We've stayed here for a week a couple of times. It's a very nice very large park. There's a large onsite lake with a trail around it and there are lots of pretty tame cottontails grazing in the grass. They do need to clean the pond scum out of a couple of areas on the lake, especially around the gazebo. And their Wi-Fi was frustratingly inconsistent, bumping me off fairly regularly sometimes on about a five to ten minute cycle. Other than that, it's a nice place. They also have sites with hot tubs, several very attractive cabins and a few tent sites by the lake. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Our family spent six wonderful nights at this KOA. My children were active from the moment that we pulled in until we pulled out. We swam, fished, played a round of mini golf, walked around the lake and enjoyed their awesome playground. We participated in the activities that they had on Saturday. We are going to try the "Frozen T-Shirt" game at our next big camp out with family. The kids really enjoyed it. There are other activities available like paddle boats, bumper boats, a jump pillow or peddle car rentals. These all come at a price. My kids were so busy with the activities that were included that they didn't even seem to care about the others. It was nice, though, that they were available just in case. The staff was professional and friendly. We enjoyed a campfire three out of the six nights here. There are no campfire rings at the sites but if you reserve early they have a number of raised fire pits that they will deliver to you for $5.00 a night. Enjoying s'mores under the stars with my kids. Totally worth it! Don't forget your bug spray and citronella candles, though. It can be a bit buggy as your walk around the lake or during the evening. No big deal if you are prepared. I took advantage of their laundry facility the night before we left. I was pleasantly surprised how nice it was and it even had an ironing board and iron available. We slipped over to Horsetooth Reservoir three times during our stay. We boated and fished there. It is a beautiful lake. It is only about fifteen minutes away. The downtown area of Fort Collins is a great place to sneak away for a fun evening. Our family loves this park and we love this town. We have camped here the last three years and my kids are already asking for another week here. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 170
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground. We were in Fort Collins for a CSU graduation, and this was very convenient. Friendly Staff. We chose one of the more expensive camp sites (one on the Lake), but loved it! Will return when in the area. The site was concrete but not totally level and that is the reason for the 9 instead of all 10. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Truck Camper.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

During this time frame there are not too many planned activities. There were 2 large groups during this weekend, Airstream was one. We enjoyed the open house of several of the Airstream trailers. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

There are minimal shade sites available. Roads are gravel. The RV park is clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. Cable service only had 11 channels. If you have not been to the park before, you may miss the entrance if you are going North bound on Taft Hill Road as the KOA sign is small. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

My wife and I spent the Labor Day weekend here. This is a very family oriented RV park with lots for children and parents to do. Quiet hours were observed. The staff provided a trash pick-up each day which was helpful because by Monday morning the dumpsters were bursting at the seams. The camp guide helped me get my trailer into my back-in spot (I'm very new to trailer travel). Overall we were very pleased with the park. Its just hard to say a site was a "Perfect 10". We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Roads are very dusty, fine dust covered our camper and truck after just one day. Permanent residents don't adhere to speed limits and create a fog of dust. Lot of cigarette butts on the grounds, pieces of paper, broken light fixtures. Grass is in bad shape. Could be a nice park with some attention to detail. The staff in the check in area were very friendly. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground with reasonably good access to the stores and restaurants in Fort Collins. Very little shade, but since we were there in the fall, it wasn't a problem. As another reviewer mentioned, the dumpsters tended to fill up pretty fast, even with the park only partially full. Nice breakfast wagon Wednesday-Sunday. Lots of things for kids to do. We would stay there again. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 256
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is located out in the country, so it is quiet but not convenient for just an overnight stay. It offers lots of amenities, especially for kids, like a pool, fishing lake, boating, bike rentals, game room and a gym. The sites are cement and level but the roads are gravel. The laundry facilites are the best we have found with new, big, efficient machines. The laundry and restrooms are spotless but the grounds and lake seem shabby and need more maintenance to improve the appearance. We would stay here again if we were going to be in the area for a few days. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Our second trip here and we stayed for a month. Great staff! The park has upgraded several areas and amenities such as putt-putt golf and other kids activities. When the park is full, the voltage levels drop especially when everyone is running AC. Daily rate reflects monthly rate plus electricity. Will visit here again. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an excellent KOA we have stayed here 4 times. The park is well maintained and the host are friendly and informative. However, this stay one of the Bath house was "Closed for the Season" even though the park was full. The Wi-Fi was weak and I had to go to the office to get a reliable signal. And, when I asked permission to clean the bug off the front of my MH (they have a $75 penalty for washing RV's) I was told no, even though I offered to use my holding tank water. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 79
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a terrific park. Very clean and well maintained and the staff and owners are very friendly and helpful. Pull-throughs were very spacious with a nice grassy area. We would definitely use this park again. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 90
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park, but typically over-priced (that seems to be the standard for KOA parks lately). The site had no shade whatsoever, but it was long and reasonably level. The pool was very cold, and cable TV had a limited number of channels. The path around the lake is a nice walk. We would stay here again. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 119
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Family oriented park with lots of activities. Long, level sites but dusty roads with some spots in need of repair. Tight entrance gate with several annoying speed bumps, which jar your rig even though you creep over. Great laundry and exercise room. Cable TV had only a few channels; Wi Fi was very erratic, sometimes fast, sometimes agonizingly slow. We arrived early a little before 10:00 on Saturday morning as a courtesy to the campground where we had been, which was totally booked for the weekend. When we checked in, I was surprised when told my total was $45, since my deposit had been for $39. Going to our campsite, I looked at the charge and found we had been charged $5.00 for early arrival; no mention had been made of this. The Work Kamper who parked us told us that this charge was before 10:00 and to go up and ask that it be removed. At the office the Work Kamper informed me that check in was 12:00 noon and that the computer automatically charged $5.00 before that. When I protested that we had not been told this, he said that if we checked into a hotel early, we would have a fee also. I asked for a refund and was told no, that required 48 hours notice. I responded that hotels didn't require 48 hours. His answer was that maybe we should just go to a hotel. (How's that for customer service!) Back at our campsite, we got on line, found the manager, and sent him an e-mail. The manager did refund our $5.00 since there was no notice of the fee either in the office or on their web site, and they would take steps to fix that. The manger told us that after 10:30 they didn't usually charge. We had been told that the computer automatically did it before noon. So we were told 10:00, 10:30, and 12:00. Our advice is don't check in before noon. It's a very nice park but we probably will not stay here again. We camped at Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA in a Motorhome.

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