23 RV Parks near Penrose, Colorado
Mar 2012 - $20.00
Very quiet with friendly staff. Secure site with locked gate and onsite camp host. You do need to have a generator because there is no electric hookup. All in all a very nice stay. - 2yoopers
Aug 2015 - $26.00
Called him at the last minute and he confirmed a space. He led us on 3 wheeler to a spot since there is no map and no numbered spaces. Cranked up antenna to get stations at Pueblo and Colorado Springs. Super nice guy.
There were many trees and routes around them and it was pretty quiet. Restrooms/showers and laundry room were great. Full hookups were super easy. No pool but good views of the area (and prairie dogs). Coyote sang one night. Highway nearby not nearly as noisy as other parks. Park had signs on the highway and was easy to find. - John M_Wichita
May 2015 - $30.00
We're here over Memorial Day weekend and arrived here with a few surprises because the website sells the place pretty well. The dirt road getting back here is super washed out and tricky for any low clearance trailer, car or camper. We arrived late and there are virtually no lights here nor was there late arrival information. We just picked a spot and hoped for the best. There is little grass, mostly dirt. The "solar heated pool" was not open. And we expected to be able to hike or walk the fossil area, only to find out after arrival this requires an escort and there is a fee. Another drawback were the "long term" campers, although the place was cleaner and more tidy than other campgrounds with tenants. The people working were kind enough to not charge for our first night late arrival and seemed overall pretty nice. If you're looking for a place to park, hang out and maybe hit the hills, this is probably your place. - kpieper876
Apr 2014 - $14.00
Price is based on the full-hookup monthly rate. If you are looking for continual activities, water park, playgrounds, and miniature golf, this may not be the campground for you. If you are into quiet laid-back mountain views with plenty of trails to stroll among Rocky Mountain junipers and pinion pines, this unique family-run campground on a working ranch might well be just what you are looking for. The local birds include several varieties of hummingbirds, scrub jays, mountain chickadees, canyon and spotted towhees, and pink sided and red backed juncos. Nearby fields are alive with prairie dogs, mountain bluebirds, and the occasional road runner. The campground is well laid out with small trees near most campsites. The bathroom/shower area is clean and inviting as is the pool that is heated by a solar array. Well-behaved, non-aggressive dogs are welcome. Satellite television works well, the Verizon hotspot has no signal, but the camp Wifi is sufficient for browsing and emails. Phone signals are iffy but our Wilson signal booster gives a reasonable signal on AT&T phones. This is the high desert on a working cattle ranch so there may be some dust at times and a few cattle might wander through the campground. They are gentle beasts that add to the ambiance of the place without paying much attention to the campers. The a mile long dirt road once you turn into the ranch gate is a bit bumpy but easily managed by any size rig. We’ve camped throughout the United States and this particular campsite in this campground ranks among the top 3 campsites that we’ve occupied in our travels. We would definitely come back if we are in this area again. We are camping here in a travel trailer. Our original intent was stay here for the month of April, however, we’ve liked it so well we have extended our stay through the month of May. Still here enjoying springtime in the Rockies! - Kate
May 2011 - $29.00
Advertised as having Wi-Fi but it was not available and this was one of our reasons for choosing this park. The staff was friendly and helpful, but since Wi-Fi was a requirement for us (cell phones did not work either), we chose not to stay the full month as we intended. While this park was pet friendly it was almost too friendly. Dogs were off leash and were not picked up after which spoiled the surroundings. It is remote and quiet and has a beautiful pool. - snarkey
Aug 2018 - $36.00
This is a great park in the wilds of Colorado. the owners are very friendly and clearly take pride in their park. They warned us in advance of the iron in the water. We used a inline portable filter with carbon/kdf along with the water tap filter at our sink and found the water to be acceptable for ice and coffee. The pool was a little cold but it is very hot here and the kids loved the pool. The pool was clean and well kept. We especially enjoyed the outdoor stereo that was provided by the pool. At arrival the host took us out back and gave us directions on how to navigate to the site. The roads were easy to navigate and will be fine for any big rigs. All of the sites were pull through and we were able to fit our 35' rv and Toad in the spot. We liked the place so much we extended our stay 2 days. The host was helpful in getting us another spot for our extended stay. The dog run here was the largest i have ever seen. The dogs had fun running around each evening. We used this as our base camp for Royal gorge, pikes peak, and some general offroading. We would stay here again if we come to the area again. Verizon and ATT signal were both good with high speed data. We didn't need it as the parks wifi was excellent. - TeamErnzer
Jul 2018 - $32.00
Park is gravel with small little areas of grass and in the middle of nowhere (grass doesn't grow here lol) Very nice park owners who were very helpful when our truck broke down and we were stranded for two days. Level, spacious site with plenty of room to park truck next to the fifth wheel. Very good wifi. AT&T service ok. Water tasted bad even with our filter, but we bought a bag of ice and used bottled water to drink and were fine. Pueblo about 17 miles away. - rcf
Jul 2018 - $28.00
This is a nice clean campground with good pull through site pads. We must point out they have a great free run Dog Park (1/4 acre) that our dogs enjoyed. Great staff and services. - Louhasaboat
Sep 2015 - $35.00
Although the showers and restrooms were clean and the people in the office were friendly, this place was dusty with horse stables next to us, and a junky camper that looked like a permanent fixture a few sites down. Probably will look elsewhere next time through. - Colorado Vagabond
Apr 2015 - $35.00
20, 30 amp outlets were not in good working order. Sewer receptacle was not conveniently located. Small sites. Mainly long term tenants and OLD units. No patio area. - Icfman
Mar 2015 - $30.00
Campground is no frills and very reasonable on a monthly basis. No amenities except for a bath house, which was extremely old and worn but kept very clean. Camp hosts very helpful and friendly. Mostly permanent residents but there are a couple of sites for travelers. - clongest
Sep 2018 - $53.00
Beautiful campground nestled in the woods. Very quiet and peaceful. Roads are gravel and red dirt, which is what you get in Colorado. Staff very friendly and helpful. Weekend breakfasts very good. Had rain one day, causing some flooding in the street which dried up quickly, and staff were very attentive of leveling any ruts. WiFi good; cable good; no phone service. Water pressure was fine during our stay. About 30 minutes to Cañon City or Colorado Springs. Easy drive on Highway 115. - Patsy21
Jul 2018 - $53.00
Great location on the outskirts of Colorado Springs. Staff is very friendly and helpful. No ATT cellular service though until you get closer to town. Only complaint is that there were dogs that were left outside of their camper tied up and barked a lot over multiple days. Surprising that this site was close to the office and there is a written pet policy against it. - Full Timing
Jul 2018 - $65.00
This was our 4th stay at the park and it has changed considerably over the years. The park is now dominated by full time residents which have taken every space away from the road up the hill behind the office. Travelers are in the lower part of the park close to the road. At 6am every week day the gravel trucks start to run until 3pm. There is at least one truck, on average, every minute and many times 3 or 4 trucks pass in a group. I realize the park can't control the trucks, but future campers should be aware. The sites are nicely graveled, but the roads are down to the dirt so there is a considerable amount of dust. The park wells are dry so water is trucked in during the day. In the morning the water pressure is very low. I measured it at 15 psi. Once the tanks are full the water pressure go up to 45 psi. - 5rhauler
Sites: 77 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 14 Reviews
Jul 2016 - $45.00
We stayed at Echo Canyon for 2 nights, a base for us to visit the Gorge and go White Water Rafting.
Campground is ideally sited as rafting, and restaurants sited opposite campground.
Facilities were clean, WiFi was good, best of all the sites we visited. Some road and helicopter noise. Site is spacious, no close neighbours, staff very helpful.
Would visit again. - Singaporeally
Jul 2016 - $40.00
We were only looking for a place to spend two nights that would allow us to see the Royal Gorge and go rafting and this location did that. Despite being a decent sized park, all full hookup sites are right on top of each other and it makes you feel very crowded when the rest of the park is completely open. Site was all dirt and slightly sloped. It was uphill from my sewer connection to the dump spot, even with sewer support holder my tanks would not drain, had to drive to the dump station on the way out to empty the tanks. Also, water and electric connections are at one end of the site and sewer is that the other end, all hoses were stretched to their limits and I only have a 26' camper. No cable and there were no over the air channels to be found. WiFi was good and cell reception was okay (AT&T). Main issue was the stickers, everywhere you walked you ran into them, except the gravel drive, they even worked their way through our ground carpet. Road noise was not all that bad and we had a site right near the front of the property. One of our nights was a Saturday and we could barely hear the live band when we were sitting outside of our camper and not at all once inside. Yes there is a helicopter but they have talked to the pilot and he rarely overflies the campground, even if the winds make him takeoff in the direction of the campground he quickly turns and flies over the neighboring farm land. I would stay here again for how close it is to their rafting company, located across US 50. - Ian B
Jul 2016 - $14.00
We just spent three nights at Echo Canyon and had a great time!
Our site had no shade trees, but was very large, although the neighbors on two sides were very close, and even though the site wasn't level, it only took a couple of extra minutes to get set up.
We were not looking for swimming pools and hot tubs . . . just a nice place to spend a few days relaxing.
And that is exactly what we did!
The highway and the helicopter noise didn't bother me in the least.
The WiFi was great for checking email, but not good for trying to stream movies, TV, or music. But really, I've never been to an RV park that can handle that kind of stuff on their WiFi.
Next time we go to the Royal Gorge we will stay at Echo Canyon again! - John_D
Sites: 312 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 3 Reviews
Jun 2018 - $24.00
This is a huge park with hundreds of sites on both sides of the reservoir. Absolute best internet connectivity I've had in a state park - AirstreamR
Jun 2014 - $20.00
Beautiful park with large sites overlooking Lake Pueblo. There is no access to swim in the lake except at a swimming beach, which is several miles away. Each site has a paved pad with a fire ring and sheltered (top and one side) over a table. There is a $7 daily use fee in addition to the camping fee. Many of the sites are pull-through. There is a paved bike path throughout the park, which has several other campgrounds. - SideBySiders
Apr 2013 - $20.00
This is one of three campgrounds in Pueblo Lake State Park. This one does have electric hookups as well as flush toilets and showers (not available in winter months). We enjoyed our stay here. The views from our site and overlooking the cliffs were fantastic. This is a very dry region, so not much green grass or trees. The sites are very large, and some can accomodate big rigs and boat trailers with ease. Note, rate does not reflect $7.00 entry fee into park. - Fitzjohnfan
Sep 2018 - $55.00
39 ft 5th wheel. Beautiful spacious park. Nice Concrete patios with nice table and fire ring. Very nice views with outer sites the best. Plenty of turning room and level. Very well laid out and will definitely make this my go to park when in this area. - Greg69
Aug 2018 - $57.00
We stayed here for four nights to visit the Royal Gorge, take the train and do a couple of scenic motorcycle rides. This was a very clean and well appointed campground. Our site was level, included a large concrete pad and was conveniently located to Canon City and the Royal Gorge. The guy in the office led us to our site and, as noted in other reviews, wiped off out table. He also gave us a couple of motorcycle ride suggestions, which we took. The scenery was breath taking, as was the altitude. :-) We highly recommend MVRR. - SillyAnn
Aug 2018 - $67.00
Park was excellent however I would have preferred a better view. Spots were assigned prior to arrival but would have been nice to select our own based on first arrival. Park was very clean and was great for a quick stay in the area. - Elaine Montoya
Apr 2017 - $16.00
Stayed here two nights to visit friends in Purblo. Good choice. Passport America rate of $16 is outstanding. Gravel roads and pull thru sites. Large off leash area for dogs. No cable TV but good OTA TV and wide open for Satellite. Friendly owners. Quiet. Did not use or look at bathroom/showers. Would stay here again. - dscheibe
Jun 2016 - $25.00
Semi arid area not a lot of grass. Long, level, drive-thru, 30 and 50 amp sites, free Wi-Fi, gravel in roads.
Some trees and bushes. Full time rv residents. - roadgypsies
Oct 2015 - $25.00
We made a reservation and were told they would save it for us even though we were coming in after dark. Were told to call and would get checked in. Did that, then the lady says she will lead us to our spot. That sounds good right? WRONG...she took us out and around the horse pens and put us between two trailer trash spots, weeds in our spot, next to the arena for the night. The horses neighed into the night. One neighbor started his pallet project with chainsaw early in the morning. No Internet, after being told yes they had Internet. The signal doesn't reach the horse pasture! Upon leaving we inquired why no Internet and why were we put out in the horse pasture. He said they were full up and sorry about the Internet. There did seem to be several places that were not filled. Maybe they left at the crack of dawn! I would never ever recommend this place. - Emtnest