Golden, Colorado

Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground

Golden, Colorado



Golden, Colorado
Phone: (303) 526-1324

Sites: 61
Recent Rate: $30 5/2015

Latitude: 39.7106201946269
Longitude: -105.314984321594

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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) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • 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 no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $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 no
  • 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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • 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) ?
  • 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 ?
  • 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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ThomInColorado

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Memorial Day weekend at Chief Hosa, one of the coldest/rainiest holidays in recent memory. The site we had was OK, it was fairly level, but it was muddy, particularly where the tow vehicle was parked. Didn't spend much time outside due to the weather. The campground can get crowded and the sites are close together, but no more so than some of those parking lot RV parks where there's barely room to breathe. The staff was friendly and very helpful, guide to help us get the rig in place. Water/Electric connections, no sewer. Only drawback -- they charge an additional $23 to use the dump station there, which is way too steep a price. I gave the park a 7 rating, since it's a viable park to stay in, close to I-70 and amenities, easy commute to Denver or Evergreen/Conifer area. Some of the sites aren't overly level, and it does take some experience in getting in and around the campground, as there are a lot of trees, and some tight turns. It was clean, and the restrooms were very clean. Some folks gripe about the fee to shower, but it's not really unreasonable. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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rebeccaal

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

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice setting with large trees, clean and quiet, but roads and spaces were very uneven, and the showers were some of the worst I've seen. You get 2 minutes of hot water for a quarter, then you had to get out of the water to add another quarter. There was nowhere to set clothes or shoes out of the water. Odd set up for pull throughs meant my RV door was directly across from my neighbors door, about 5 feet away. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Fubeca

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

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The setting is pleasant, but right off of I-70 so road noise is pretty prevalent. The Wi-Fi is very spotty and not very good even if you have a good connection. It can't be relied on. The sites are close together. There are lots of trees and the camp hosts are very nice. It is a nice place to stay while doing things in the area - very convenient to the Denver metro. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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OB123

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy on/off from Interstate 70. Campsites are in a woodsy setting, and somewhat sloped, which makes leveling a challenge. Park staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Peaceful park despite the closeness of other campers. We would stay here again. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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stickyeye

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Lots of road noise. WI-FI - useless. Sights are very small and sloped. Nice staff. No laundry. Paid in advance, but had to leave a day early due to altitude sickness - they would not refund the unused balanced. This was not a holiday weekend. We would not stay here again. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Truck Camper.

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mmaill01

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This was an old city park which has been re-configured for RVs. We were at right angles to the rig behind us and our site was sloped. It's a beautiful setting and worth a night or two. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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donindenver

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

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

We really enjoyed staying at Chief Hosa Campground for our last night of a great trip with our grandchildren. The restrooms were very clean, and the manager is on top of maintaining a top notch, rural campground. The grandchildren enjoyed the playground area, and could sit and watch the hummingbirds for hours. Thank you. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Salina

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a really great campground to stay in if you're looking for some peace and quiet, mountain views and lots of hiking trails. The campground does have 5 full hookup spots but 3 of them are usually used by the hosts. We were able to get one of the full hookup sites and it made our stay very convenient. The park is on the mountainside so the roads are dirt and a little steep and curvy in areas but we saw some really big rigs come and go without an issue. The hosts were awesome and the bathrooms were kept very clean. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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NorCalRVer

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 1

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

When we first pulled into the park I wasn't impressed. After a couple hours here I came to really like it. Staff is super friendly and helpful. The sites have side by side hookups but they are roomy, so that isn't a problem. The pool is large and warm. Showers are sparkling clean, large, and have great water pressure. There are 2 dog walking areas with bag stations. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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mauigirl7254

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

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our second stay at Chief Hosa. We elected to stay just three days this time as we are not fond us using the "Blue Boys" to empty the tanks. But, at least they were available if you need them! The sites are all dirt which makes for a not so nice site when it rains. Sites are also very narrow. To me this is a true "campground" not an RV park. Lots of tent campers and children. The best part of Chief Hosa is the elevation, which is 7700 feet, so it is much cooler than Denver. Staff is also very accommodating. We would definitely stay again. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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alig

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

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

I love this campground! Yes you do have to pay for showers, however they are beautiful and very clean! I even felt comfortable without my flip flops on. Yes some of the sites are somewhat difficult to get into, but they are not impossible. You just need to have patience! You have to realize that you are camping on the side of a mountain!! I loved being under the pines. We had no problem with being level and we just a had a wonderful short stay. The attendants are very sweet people and very helpful. We traveled with two children under 13 and our pooch! I would come back here in a heartbeat!! We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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FTRVTC

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Well treed. Steep grades in some locations. Great dump station. Close to road and highway. Road noise is present but not disturbing. Friendly and helpful campground hosts. Coin operated showers: 25 cents for 5 minutes. We would stay here again. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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TRAVELNFOOL

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

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

Campground personnel were directing RV's in the wrong direction, so several RV's had to back up long distances to properly park. Sites are hard to get into and not level. Not advised for larger rigs. Advertised as "full hookups" but no dump provided at sites, just a dump site for entire camp. No convenient pet area and no waste bags provided even though there was a dispenser marked "pet waste bags." We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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User1497

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

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

This is America's oldest RV Park-my husband's grandparents camped here when he was a little boy! It is rustic and beautiful, with hiking trials, wildlife and a brand new shower house. The views from Chief Hosa Lodge, just across the road, were outstanding, and our neighbors saw a bear nearby. Do not expect perfect sites, though we had a level, large site for our 30' fifth wheel. The views are great, as are the staff, and you are close to Denver without the heat and hassle. Other reviews must have expected a KOA type place-this is rustic, with good hookups and wifi, but little tv reception and no sewer, though they have a dump station and even loaner porta-totes to use. We loved it here, camped for a week plus and will return. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Samantha27

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

It is very rustic. It's more of a tent place. We were charged extra for two of our kids. It was very wooded and difficult to move our rig around. Our friends that were with us in a tent, had a much easier time here and were not charged extra for their two kids. We would come back for an adult trip if back-packing with tents. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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