La Junta, Colorado

La Junta KOA

La Junta, Colorado



La Junta, Colorado
Phone: (719) 384-9580

Sites: 42
Recent Rate: $36 8/2015

Latitude: 37.9987160092099
Longitude: -103.589390516281

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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 yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • 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

21 Reviews

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CousinEddie

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed overnight, was sited on the W side of the campground in direct sun on a 99 F day even though there were plenty of shaded spots available. Recommend requesting a shaded spot, esp. in the summer. WiFi was good but slow. Hook-ups are located near the front of the stall. making it a reach to get electrical/water hookups. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Closest campground to Bent's Old Fort, a major stop on the Spanish Trail, well worth a visit.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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welvirw89

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park, nice helpful folks in the office. Spots are pretty tight with the pull through that was not really a pull through as there were many truck from pipeline workers parked making the exit from the spot impossible. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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nscaler2

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

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

The Wi-Fi was pretty good at the spot we checked in. The cable TV was OK. The park is pretty cramped and filled with full timers from a pipe line. Water pressure in the morning was really low. About 15 lbs per my pressure regulator meter. Come to find out the owners were having the grass watered during the time most people would be showering in the morning. Didn't have enough pressure to shower. Hardly enough to even flush the toilet. Big price for poor basic service. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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hootch

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

There is very little to pick from in this area of Colorado. We are not "KOA" types, but wanted to take in the historic parts of this area, as well as Bent's Fort, so we went with this selection. Most of the park was occupied by road crews and other seasonal workers. Also, it is obvious that much of the remaining parts of the park are "long timers." So, as you look at number of sites available, that is drastically reduced by the above "tenants." In speaking with the front desk, he virtually has only 5-8 spots to work with until September, so if you are traveling through this part of Colorado, I would strongly suggest reservations. We had to make due with a 30 amp site, as all of the 50 amp sites were taken. The pool was being redone, so it was not available. The "dog park" was small, and sandy, but made due. The office staff was very helpful and friendly!!! In fact, I needed to fax some paperwork, and they were able to do that with very little effort. The laundry room was clean but only had 2 dryers for the 4 washers, which were always busy due to the seasonal tenants. I would stay here again simply because the office staff was so helpful. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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sxschaf

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

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

We stopped over at this KOA for one night. Not sure I would make this a multiple night stay as there is not much in the area and the facilities are pretty spare. Small playground not much in the recreation room. They have added many new sites on gravel with a picnic table on a concrete slab. The biggest issue we had is probably 80% or more of the campground is housing construction workers who have been there long term, while no one was unfriendly we felt out of place. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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Greg Swisher

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

The man who checked us in was very friendly. We had a pull-through with electric, water, cable, and sewer. WiFi is available for free. The park is very clean and has an elaborate "dog run." There are a lot of trees and plenty of green grass The restrooms are absolutely spotless. It is in a rustic setting with a train crossing nearby. There are a lot of permanent residents who work for the highway department and leave early for work. I would happily stay in this park again. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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kmgulf

Review Count: 130
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is OK. The roads and sites are gravel with shade trees. Power, water, and cell (AT&T) were good. Very little road or R/R noise. We would stay here again. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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Chiango

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2012 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Very tight spaces. We have a 36 foot motorhome, and, after a 5th wheel pulled in next to us, we weren't sure we could get out, the next morning without unhooking the car. We made it, but it was a close spot. It was dusty here. The best thing about it was that Walmart is next door, and also two places to dine. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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Frank Barker

Review Count: 35
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

The last KOA we stayed at was in 2002, the Lost Hills KOA on I-5 near Bakersfield, CA. After that experience we decided not to stay at any more KOAs. KOA stands for Keep On Adding, a 3rd person is extra, 50 amp extra,etc. We are now sorry we went against that decision. This KOA is several steps below the Lost Hills one. The sites were too short to leave the towed vehicle hooked up, and very close together. The roads were extremely dusty. We had to drive around twice because the first site we were assigned to was occupied. Several trees had branches hanging down far enough to drag on the roof of the coach. There was a tree at our site that prevented us parking in the optimum position in the site. Our vow to never stay at a KOA is renewed. we will never come here again. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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User426

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

After reading other reviews of the La Junta KOA, we were pleasantly surprised. It has a good location next to Wal-Mart. It has level gravel sites. Everything seemed clean and well kept. The staff is friendly. It is quiet at night. After seeing a room at a local hotel, we definitely made the right decision staying at the KOA. It could use some grass. The sites are a little small. The price could have been better, but we didn't have a KOA card. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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judgemathewss

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

I am not sure why I would be disappointed, this is a typical KOA: overpriced! The site was level, however the problem was I was unable to see the site due to the over growth of the weeds. The site number was completely hidden. Probably didn't matter, we were the only overnight travelers. I spoke with one of the long term residents who stated the park has gone down hill for the past year. The electricity was fair; not the WiFi, it was down and the cable TV was not working either. They didn't offer us a discount but that is ok, we will not be back! There was a lot of road noise from Highway 50 and the Wal-Mart parking lot next to the park. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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mvano

Review Count: 103
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $32.00
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Staff in office was very friendly and helpful. They recommended a very good Chinese restaurant. Short walk to Wal-Mart, restaurants and shopping plaza. Sites are very close together and not very long so park seemed crowded. Train across highway was no problem. Pool was open. Enclosed pet area. Close to downtown. Convenient to Bent's Old Fort, a National Historic site. This is the only RV park or campground in town so it has no competition. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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BigRigTravelerUSA

Review Count: 241
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 4

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

Price reflects VK discount for 50 amp FHU site. As previous reviewers stated park has tight short gravel sites. We complained about low branches and were told the guy who normally trims them did not come this year. Staff was very friendly. The dog area was weeds and dirt full of grasshoppers. I walked our dog to Wal-Mart at night for fear of snakes and saw one on the street. We did not try the cable or Wi-Fi but they say they have 57 channels on cable. I think we'll avoid this one in the future unless absolutely necessary. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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Jack 1939

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 2

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

This is a small campground. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We had a corner site with some shade (not too much). It is mostly gravel but our site was long and wide enough for comfort. We had all of the hook-ups including Wi-Fi and cable. You can walk to the Wal-Mart and some of the other stores which are next to the KOA. We were here for two days and enjoyed the local sights including Bents Old Fort. If we are ever in this area we would stay here again. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Motorhome.

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Drybread

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

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the second time we have stayed here. Since 2007 this KOA has went downhill even more then it was. You just get the feeling no one really cares. The office closes early, and did not open till noon on Sunday. While I waited on the kids to shower I spent most of my time directing guests outside the office. Hopefully this place will get turned around someday. We camped at La Junta KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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