7.2 Good
     
Golden, Colorado

Dakota Ridge RV Park

Golden, Colorado



Golden, Colorado
Phone: (303) 279-1625

Sites: 141
Recent Rate: $59 8/2016

Latitude: 39.719665427966
Longitude: -105.20177364349

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 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
  • $3.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 3.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • 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
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • 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 yes
  • 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

190 Reviews

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Review Count: 166
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $52.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is on a hill with narrow sites and just enough length for a 40 ft and toad. The roads in are asphalt but very narrow, the site is concrete also narrow once you are level your coach there is a big drop from last step to the ground. Grass between the sites is dead. You are buying location here and nothing more, the park has no more charm than a Walmart parking lot, but the hook-ups worked so that is a plus. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes

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

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $59.00
Overall Rating:      

We've heard really good things about this park in the past, so decided to give them a shot as they are one of the only parks in the area. The location is both convenient and a downside. Very convenient to four major highways/roads, but also too close so you pick up quite a bit of road noise. There is also an industrial park adjacent to the park that begins work around 7am each morning. The roads are tight and most of the grass is dying and/or mud. For being a bit hilly (hey, they're in Colorado!) our site was very level. Sewer was quite a ways away, but the hookups seems adequate. We'd stay here again due to the location, but the rate is very, very high for what you get. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $59.00
Overall Rating:      

As described in previous reviews, location, location, location. This park is so convenient to freeways, shopping, movies, downtown Golden and Denver. Clearly it's banking on that convenience to command the high price. The page of rules and regulations are enough to make even a Washington DC bureaucrat blush. We stayed here about 5 years ago in one of the end sites with a private patio. The grass was greener, patio table looked new, and the office accepted our UPS mail forwarded package without hesitation. It seemed like a very guest friendly, welcoming resort. It was expensive then too, but not nearly what it is today. Because we had such a positive experience the first time, we neglected to read updated reviews of this park on RV Park Reviews. Big mistake. The price has gone up, but the amenities are going down, like they no longer accept UPS or FedEx packages for guests, and the overall appearance isn't what we remembered. Our 2 week visit was in a site with the communal patio area, and we had to disconnect the tow vehicle and park it in front of the motorhome to reach hookups. The grass was dead and the patio tables had seen better days. While our neighbors were very nice, they had a large family BBQ which, through no fault of their own, placed the party right in front of our motorhome. When it came to laundry, the washers were $2.50 and the dryers were $.25 for 4 minutes and they don't even get hot. After what felt like a trip to Las Vegas and a session with a slot machine, we gave up on the dyer and took everything back to the rig still damp. Even the laundry is no bargain here. Sadly, there is so much untapped potential, but you don't get much bang for your buck anymore. It's a mystery why Good Sam rates this park a 10. We won't be back. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
K12
Site Surface
Concrete
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
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $63.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here twice in July. The park is very busy and the exceptional staff works hard to keep ahead of the action. For example, we came to Denver for a funeral. Our initial checkout day and the funeral were on the same day. The front desk staff found us another site in the park which allowed us the extra night. We had a long pull through and a deep back in. Both had room for our motor home and toad. The pull throughs are set up nicely with rigs alternating directions keeping utilities out of view. We have stayed here before and will again. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B-5 H-8 and A-5
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Book as early as possible. This is a popular RV park, conviently located near I-70, US 6 and Colfax.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

The new ownership of this campground has done a great job improving this place. The sites are slightly narrow for large motorhomes with slides, but we still fit, just closer to neighbors than we usually are. However this campground does not have the ability to expand as it is tucked in to a defined area in a city environment. The location is great as you are close to downtown Golden and have easy access to I-70 if heading into Denver.

The staff was very nice and helpful, the pool and hot tub very clean, bathrooms spotless. You cannot hear the traffic from I-70 even though just off the interstate.

We will definitely stay here again when we come to Denver. Highly recommended!

Price is on the high side but that is expected when in a city. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
G48
Site Surface
Concrete
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
Tips for other Campers:

Coors factory is in Golden and they offer nice free tours.

Also close to Lookout Mountain where the grave for "Buffalo Bill Cody" was buried. Have a great view overlooking Denver and Golden.

Easy to get back on I-70 and go into Denver, where there are many attractions for tourists.

I have tried all the RV parks in the Denver-Longmont area, and Dakota Ridge is one of two worth staying at (if you are in a RV greater than 40 feet), while you visit the Denver area!

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Clean park. Pretty small but we had space to move. Nice view of Colorado, clean pool. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Golden railroad museum for those interested in the history of the rails

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $54.00
Overall Rating:      

Over priced for a small un-level asphalt site, but is was a holiday weekend and there are not a lot of choices in this area. Other than the price, the park is fine. Site was short for our 29 foot 5th wheel and had to park the truck sideways to be off the road. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

Short sites, no cable, iffy WiFi. Pool closed because of filter problems. Charged $5 a day/car, and maybe you can find parking somewhere in the park. Very tight driving the 5er in and out. So many rules. Will not stay here again. Will drive to find another before coming here again. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $69.00
Overall Rating:      

I agree with other reviewers that the park is over-priced, but it was convenient to our purpose for being in the Denver area. It is also reasonably close to I-70. Sites are very close together and there are lots of rules. The noise in the park is mostly from your neighbors and not so much from the nearby road. The campground guide encourages you to take a short hike to the top of "Scenic Rock", but the first sign you see on the trail says "Beware of Rattlesnakes." We made the climb anyway and the view was spectacular. The park was full every night that we were here so that tells you something. The service was excellent. Workers were friendly, helpful, and positive. Trash is picked up at your site each morning. We would explore other possibilities on our next stay in Denver. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
L-9
Site Surface
Concrete
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
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of shopping and dining opportunities close by on Colfax to the east.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $59.00
Overall Rating:      

So this is a packed park, but very clean and comfotable. Perhaps over priced but we enjoyed the location in relation to our interests. Our low scores come from the fact that we had a water issue with our rig and received repeated flack from the office staff about the fact we found someone to come same day to help us. (He works here all the time.) But it wasn't the ONE Person they approved. The rudeness and phone calls and flack did not help our stress that we were leaking major water and had to repair it. (Not to mention we were leaving the next day.) No work on property....ummm not an option at times. We want to compliment several of the men who work around the grounds as they were exceptionally friendly and helpful; but the office was just downright rude to us. We will not be back. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park, on hilly terrain, but the sites are level. Each site had a small patch of grass and picnic table. There are trees throughout the park, and a nice pool. Water, electric and sewer were all fine. I would certainly return the next time I'm in the area. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Golden is a nice town with shops and restaurants. Downtown Denver is just a short 30 minutes drive.

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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $59.00
Overall Rating:      

The park is laid out where you are facing your neighbor. If you want to sit outside, you share the small strip of grass with your new friend. Not something we were crazy about. The pull-through site was just barely long enough for rig and toad, but only if you disconnect your toad. The park was well maintained, but saw several people that didn't pick up after their dogs, a pet peeve of mine. Please be more considerate of others. It's not a pleasant task, I know, but part of being a good neighbor. Good water pressure and no issues with electric. Expensive, but seems everything in CO is! Paved interior roads and concrete parking pad. Picnic table, but they ask that you not use charcoal grills, gas only. Pool/hot tub area still closed for season. Yes we would probably stay here again, because it was close to people we wanted to see. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
E2
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Camping World close by.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is corporate owned and really needs some competition. For the price they command, one would think the park would be pristine, but not so much. The roads are in serious need of repaving and the sites are not much better. To their credit, a few of the sites had new concrete. The laundry list of rules was astonishing and not guest friendly. They would not even accept mail so we had to have mail delivered to a friends home in the area. We carry our motorcycle on a lift on the back of our coach, and were told if we take it off, it will be an additional $5.00 per day. Don't even think about having guests visit the park because they charge for the vehicle and each person too! Although it is convenient to highways, seriously not worth the price. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $69.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed one night only 4/21 and I was quite underwhelmed. Sites are tight and I always hated the Jack & Jill sites where you face your neighbor. Naturally they put us facing someone that actually lives in the RV. She was a great lady but we simply had no patio to speak of as our neighbor occupied it. We did have a broken concrete pad that was silly petite. It is exactly as wide as the wheels and right after the concrete ends was wet mud. Not blaming the CG as they had a huge snow event just days before. However for $70 a night maybe they should have poured more generous pads. Office overcharged us as they added $10 for two children and we have no children. They claimed we said we had children which was pure bunk as we simply have never had children period. They wouldn't refund as apparently their "corporate owner" doesn't allow refunds. We camped here in a 43' motorhome and we won't be back. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
H12
Site Surface
Concrete, Dirt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 100
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

Very convenient location and very clean!! New staff but pleasant. Laundry is mucho $$$ but good. We've stayed here often because of convenient (for us) location. Good facility Would stay there again. We camped at Dakota Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E2
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Lots of good restaurants and shopping nearby. We use this location MAINLY to visit relatives,

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