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Hasty, Colorado

John Martin Reservoir State Park

Hasty, Colorado



Hasty, Colorado
Phone: (719) 829-1801

Sites: 109
Recent Rate: $30 8/2015

Latitude: 38.0728590245227
Longitude: -102.936637401581

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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) 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 no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • 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 no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Other Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Other
  • 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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • 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 ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

17 Reviews

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BeeDee

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

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

Biggest camp sites we have ever stayed at! Sites are HUGE! At least 60' between them. Very quiet. Tall trees and tons of birds. It felt like we were camping by ourselves in a park. Nice playground in the center of the site. Clean showers / bathrooms. Pay showers - $.50 / 3 minutes and up. Level site. Swimming beach down the road. Site available to us that night. Very helpful staff. We will go out of our way to come back here again if we are in SW Colorado! We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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jacknpeg

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We thought this was a pretty nice park. Some sites are very shaded and others have no shade. These are electric only sites with water hydrants nearby. It seemed to be a park that has been kept up pretty well. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Wandering Westhoffs

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the better CPW state park campgrounds. Sites on the east side of the Lake Hasty campground are heavily treed, large and spaced far apart. The camper services building with the restrooms and showers is open thru usually the end of October. There are 4 places to fish here. One of our favorite places in the spring and fall. It gets very, very hot here during the summer months. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Along with the fishing there are some hiking trails in the area and Geocaching.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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fanrgs

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

One of our favorite spring-fall Colorado State Park campgrounds. Very shady, level sites backing up to small Lake Hasty (not huge John Martin Reservoir). Up to 50 amp electric; lots of water hydrants scattered throughout campground; clean, heated restrooms (with 4 pay shower stalls in men's and 4 in women's); and a long, wide, 4-lane dump. Stayed here on way to and from short TX-OK- KS trip and shared the 109 sites with 4 other campers each night. Nightly rate based on weekday stay with senior Aspen Leaf Pass. We will be back! We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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FranM

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $27.00
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$27 includes $7 daily Park Entrance Fee. Electric hookup only. Very nice campground below Dam, on Lake Hasty; it was quiet and peaceful on a weekday in Sept. Easy access off U.S. Hwy. 50. Spacious gravel sites, level, long and wide. We would stay here again. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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DD Rolling Ranch

Review Count: 110
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 36

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

$20 per night was for a 30A electric on a level gravel site. All sites are very spacious. There is also a required park permit, which can be purchased on a daily or annual basis depending on how many parks you plan to visit in a year. There was a picnic table (on some sites with a shelter) and a fire ring. There is a dump station near the campground entrance. The scenery includes many huge trees that help shade the sites. If you like walking/hiking/biking there are trails and roadways inside and outside the park. We saw many western kingbirds and doves. Their songs filled the area. The night sky is gorgeous as are the sunsets. The park was very quiet during our stay but I’m sure when it fills up during warmer weather, the noise level increases. The campground is 16-miles from town where there are most conveniences. We received somewhat limited AT&T cell phone service and slightly better Verizon data service. The park offers no Wi-Fi. We received a few OTA TV stations. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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Ray Czaplewski

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

While very popular during the summer months, the campground was nearly empty in early October. Most of the prime lakeside sites were vacant! Verizon voice and MiFi services were adequate. We would return to this State Park campground. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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bobojay

Review Count: 45
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 1

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

Gave it an 8 rating because there was no electric or lights in the women's side of the shower house. Otherwise great. Not much in the area to do other than fish. Colorado State Parks are almost too expensive for our tastes. We stayed here one night passing through, and would stay again if passing through. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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Ocotillo

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $20.00
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We didn't have a reservation when we arrived on a 4th of July weekend. The park was pretty full but we still were able to get a site (although it was not in the shade of the big trees that are in the campground). Lots of families as they had some type of family event going on earlier in the day. As others mentioned were were able to fill our tanks from one of the many spigots located around the campground. My only complaint was that the men's shower room was being cleaned in the morning when we were trying to leave. My wife went to take her shower and the coin changer didn't work but one of the showers provided "free" showers. Nice campground, I would stay there again. There is lots to see in the area along the Arkansas River. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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johnrobertpowers

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

A clean well maintained park. The sites are very large. Sites 1 – 28 have little or no shade. All other sites have shade. The sites are gravel and reasonably level. From our site (37) we had no problem receiving the DTV signal. Our Version cell signal was 3 bars (3G). The restrooms and showers were modern and clean. No soap provided in the restrooms. You have to pay 50 cents per 3 minutes for shower water. There is a coin laundry, fish cleaning stations, and a sand beach. The town of Hasty, 3 mile from the park, has a small store and a post office. The nearest town with a supermarket is Lamar CO, 24 mile south. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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AZJC

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

A good state park option in SE Colorado. Rate does not include daily park admission which is $7/day if you do not get an annual park pass. Sites are electric only but locations to fill your water tank are conveniently located. Good dump station. Park is known for its fishing and birding. Some sites have good shade while others are full sun so choose accordingly. We would camp here again. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Denali

Review Count: 215
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $26.00
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We stayed at Lake Hasty Campground. The April 2005 review described this campground perfectly. We took one of the eight lakeside sites, and we had to leave one of our slideouts in about 2" from fully extended due to the trees on one side and the ramada on the other. The view of the lake out our windshield was worth it, though. The sites are gravel and are generally very large and level, and the interior roads (some paved, some gravel) are quite wide. Any size rig can navigate this campground. There are mature trees throughout the park, so satellite reception can be an issue. Good Verizon signal. Clean restrooms and showers, and a laundry with three washers and three dryers. Note that Colorado state parks require a $6/day Daily Pass in addition to the campsite fee. That brought our total to $26. Since we were here in the off-season (early April), we had our choice of sites. We will certainly return to this park. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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stetwood

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $26.00
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Super park at this time of year. Might not be so nice during the heat of the summer. Has extremely high water pressure; big sites, lots of trees, and flat gravel sites. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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btsweetbaby

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $25.00
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This is a nice state park. While you have to purchase a camping permit along with the nightly fees, it is a good place to stay. You need to check your water and waste tank levels before you park, as there is only electric hookup. The lake and grounds are below the dam, and very nice. There are many large trees (select open area for better satellite service) and large wide level sites. There are pull throughs and more backins, and directly along the lake are backins. Lots of wide open areas for dog exercise, although leash required. In the summer it would probably be pretty warm here, but in spring 2010 is was quite nice. Showers (for a fee) and restrooms are very clean, and there is even an inexpensive laundry room. We would definitely stay here again!!! We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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happyflyer

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an adequate State Park. But it is way overpriced as it looks like it's just barely being taken care of! The grassy area was overgrown and needed mowing. This park has great potential, just needs some TLC. We camped at John Martin Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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