Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park)

Olathe, Colorado



Olathe, Colorado
Phone: (970) 323-8706

Sites: 36
Recent Rate: $26 8/2015

Latitude: 38.6025092323333
Longitude: -107.985327243805

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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) ?
  • 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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly no
  • 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

28 Reviews

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bill1443

Review Count: 126
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $26.00
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Great rv park to use as a base to visit Black Canyon (both sides), Telluride, Ouray and Silverton. Concrete slabs for site with lots of grass and trees at each site. We backed up to the pond and it was nice to hear the water running at the waterwheel. No picnic tables so bring something with you. Showers and toilets are single rooms and are among the cleanest I have seen in any rv park. Laundry room also very clean with a good number of washers and dryers. Owners, staff and other guests very friendly. We were able to enjoy the Olathe sweet corn while there and it is some of the best we ever had. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Gunnison Black Canyon, Telluride, Ouray, Silverton, Ouray sweet corn and don't forget to visit the Russell Stover candy store in Montrose for great prices on chocolate.

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Old Mountain Man

Review Count: 57
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $26.00
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Price reflects weekly rate. Clean & relatively quiet (some agricultural noise). Concrete pads have been broken & buckled by nearby shade trees. No picnic tables and Internet is overloaded. The main problem with this park isn't the park itself; it's the clientele that it attracts: people who are BETTER than the rest of us and complain to management about the most petty of things if you aren't "one of them." Unfortunately, management accomodates those petty complaints, making your stay somewhat miserable. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Nothing to do in Olathe proper; all the action is a few miles north, south, or east: Grand Mesa, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, the Million Dollar Highway (Ouray to Silverton to Durango) and other spectacular nearby places.

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SeaLandSkyPhoto

Review Count: 105
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $26.00
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Very quiet, lovely campground set way back from the highway. Sort of two campground in one - the front part was nicely shaded with well kept grass, concrete pads for rig and gravel for the toad. And the back part (perhaps just under development?) - minimal shade, gravel access road, concrete pads for rig, some vegetation, but not at all as nice as the front part. Reasonable asphalt access roads. Sites are mostly level with concrete pad for rig, concrete patio, gravel parking area for toad, surrounding by grass and lots of large trees. No highway noise, but you can hear the train when it comes through (only 4 trains in a two week period). Power ok (with occasional A/C loading), water pressure good (60psi), sewer ok but we did have to use an extension. Wifi was very good for a campground - good signal strength and mostly good data rates. Did not have occasion to try the Verizon data service. Satellite access is problematic unless you have a portable dish. No recycling on site, but there is full recycling at the transfer station in Montrose. We will definitely stay here again. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

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CO Traveler

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $27.00
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Ditto what others have said. You have to have faith; don't give up this place as you travel through town. The downtown area is old and there is a trailer park full of old trailers just after you turn onto Church Street. The wait is worth it; it is one of the most pleasant RV parks I have stayed at. I saw no trailers that appeared to be permanent, but several people I talked to were here of the season/summer. They serve coffee in the morning and host happy hour in the afternoon (BYOB). We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Travel Trailer.

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MikeandDixie

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $40.00
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We have stayed at this park about the same time for the last two years. It is one of the best kept secrets of RV parks in the Montrose/ Delta area. The management is great. The park is spacious with lots of room between sites. The sites have concrete pads for parking and patio areas with grass between sites. The bathrooms and showers are immaculate. Wi-Fi and cable TV worked excellent. There is a happy hour (BYOB and munchies to share) in the evenings and group coffee in the mornings. We will stay here again and again! We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Cottonwood, Mountain View and Garrett wineries are close by. The Rocking W Dairy is a great place for local dairy products. Fishing on the Gunnison and North Fork of the Gunnison rivers is very good. The Olathe sweet corn festival is fun in August.

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Divaqueendebby

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

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $20.00
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Nicest park in 48 states. Concrete pads and patio, nice wide grassed area between spaces and the cleanest laundry I've seen. Nice walking track, pond, asphalt roadway throughout. They like animals and don't mind you washing your RV. Good wifi.

We stayed a month and hated to leave, knowing we wouldn't find that quality again. $550. Per month. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Grand junction is 50 miles with a great downtown. Great scenic drives. Olathe sweet sweet corn was being harvested. Follow a truck down 348 to where they are harvesting. Amazing harvester. Drive into Escalante canyon and to Crawford and needle rock. Antique shops along 65 and 92. Walmart 10 miles either way. Mennonites run 'the pantry' going into delta with good deli meat and bread.

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norootsnow

Review Count: 112
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $27.00
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Don't let the town of Olathe dissuade you from using this park, its a gem. Quite CG with all pull-thru, good utilities and great owners. The CG is spotless as are the bath houses! We never even locked our doors while we were touring the area. Would return again. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Montrose is 8 miles away with all the shopping you could want. 20 miles to Black Canyon NP,60 miles to Telluride.

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jbrucemagon

Review Count: 153
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $26.00
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Beautifully manicured park with wide stretches of grass and lots of nice leafy trees and flower beds. Nice level cement pads, convenient utility connections, and some of the friendliest staff we've encountered. Wifi was weak and in process of being updated but strong Verizon 4G LTE signal. Rate reflects weekly stay. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

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jodykay50pub

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $21.00
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I was a tad nervous when I drove down Church Street, but as soon as I arrived in the park, I was completely relieved. This park is owned and operated by the sweetest couple I've met this month. Pride of ownership truly shows through. The laundry and bathrooms were spotless. It's a great park. So dark and quiet at night, I rested so easy. All the folks in the park were super friendly. I highly recommend this park. The rate reflects the Passport USA discount. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Travel Trailer.

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murrays

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $40.00
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Super clean and tidy park. Great sites, concrete, level, lots of shade. Lots of green grass and flowers. We were right next to the pond, the frogs serenaded us at night. Friendly hosts and neighbors. This is the first 55+ park we have stayed at. We will do so again. Came for 1 night, stayed 3. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Fifth Wheel.

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FulltimerOne

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $27.00
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You won't find a cleaner more friendly park in Colorado. The owners have work very hard this past year to get it all back up to a 10 star park. The rate reflects one night of the weekly rate. We stayed three weeks while visiting relatives in the area. The folks here are like family. also. Not only are the sites comfortable but the area is quiet and convenient to so many wonderful things to see in the area. Morning coffee and evening tea has you bringing your favorite beverage and getting to know those in the park for the day. This park is great for an overnight but I believe you will wish you could stay longer. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Fifth Wheel.

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c lewis

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $27.00
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Can't add much to previous reviews. Great park with wonderful owners. Clean and quiet campground with concrete pads and patios. Good power, water, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Laundry and restrooms/showers are the cleanest I have ever seen. Most evenings we observed deer grazing in the field at the back of the campground. We came for 1 week and stayed for 2 1/2 weeks. We will definitely return when in the area. Rate is based on a weekly rate. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Fifth Wheel.

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yachtjockey

Review Count: 93
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $34.00
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Excellent campground with concrete pads, great wi-fi, 50 amp, shade, and grass. Onsite owners are the best people. Quiet and within walking distance to a small town business district. Wish I could have stayed longer. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Motorhome.

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MikeandDixie

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $35.00
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Very friendly owners and hosts. Nightly rate was with a Good Sam discount plus tax. Interior roads are paved. There's nice room between spaces with lots of grass. RV parking space was a leveled concrete slab. Wi-Fi signal was good. Cable TV worked well. We will definitely stay there again We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Travel Trailer.

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User2800

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $30.00
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We stayed a month because we have family in the area and had some things being fixed in the rig. This is a nice family operated park. Many folks return here year after year. Park was getting a little over taken by grass and cats for a while. The owners son and daughter-in-law recently moved here to help and are shaping the park up quickly. This is always a very friendly park and convenient to many great tourist destinations such as Telluride, Black Canyon Ntl Park and the beautiful San Juan Mountains. And it has the most immaculate laundry you will ever find in an RV park. It's also nice that this is a 55+ park as this keeps the noise down. We camped at Uncompahgre River RV Park (55+ park) in a Fifth Wheel.

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