South Fork, Colorado

South Fork Campground

South Fork, Colorado



South Fork, Colorado
Phone: (719) 873-5500

Sites: 50
Recent Rate: $40 6/2015

Latitude: 37.6775336612384
Longitude: -106.567058322571

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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 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • 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

29 Reviews

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Trainut

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

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground is laid out strange. We had a river side site and to get there you needed to wander around the park. The roads are not well defined. Our campsite #40 was anything but level, and since it was a back in it took some attempts to get in the right site.

We booked for four nights, we had to leave early because of unforeseen reasons. We asked about a credit for our next visit, but they don't do that. I didn't expect a refund, but a credit would have been a good will gesture. I guess that they don't expect you to ever return. I will not disappoint them on that. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Drive to Creede and tour the town.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Greyt-Parent

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has some good points and bad points. South Fork is located just east of Wolf Creek Pass, a nice place to stop and rest. There is no over the air TV reception. There is good water pressure and electric. The Wi-Fi was mediocre, sometimes descent speed and other times just plain slow. All the spots were well shaded. The RV park is a few miles east of ‘downtown’ South Fork along US 160. With the park being 'down' from the highway, there is no traffic noise. The park has some nice quiet riverside sites, where you can sit and watch the Rio Grande flow south to Mexico. There is a rarely used railway line that runs along the highway, that makes for a nice dog walk. About 100 yards down the line, there are railway cars parked, but it makes for a nice walk outside of the park. The road leading in the other direction leads to a small number of streets with homes, that is also a nice walk. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Traveller101

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

The forest fire missed all of South Fork and the entire town and this RV park are open for business. This campground has some monthly sites available for about $15 per night. The bathroom and shower houses have been completely remodeled and are great. The park hosts are the nicest people. Evenings are cool and the daytime temps are about 75 degrees. Many fishing areas and four-wheeler trails are open. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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russingr

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed our stay at this park. Nothing fancy here except the beautiful river, but it's a very pleasant park. We only stayed three nights, but lots of the folks there stay a month or even the whole summer. No cable TV and no channels available via antennae, so unless you have a satellite dish the Internet is the only possibility; luckily the Wi-Fi is good most of the time. We will be back to stay here again. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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texasbirdie

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

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

This Park is situated between Highway 160 and the Rio Grande on the east side of South Fork. The cottonwoods give plenty of shade. We were lucky to get a river side spot for one night. All facilities are nice and clean. Did not try the Wi-Fi because my iPad with AT&T 4G performed perfectly. Caught a brown trout with my fly rod, making it a perfect stay. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Motorhome.

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Arizona Traveler

Review Count: 121
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park for a week's visit. Wi-Fi is terrible. If this is factored in with the price, they should give a discount. Nice clean laundry room. Managers are very nice. Several full season residents, but they keep their sites clean. Sites could use a sprucing up with some new gravel to cut the dust. We would stay here again if in the area. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Troy J

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

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground, beautiful setting. It is very treed and shady, but even big rigs should not have a problem with clearance. The folks who run this place are great, very friendly and helpful. Will stay here again if we make it down to South Fork. If you can get a riverfront site, do it, the sites back right up to the river. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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flc0358

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

We were in a riverfront site and it was a nice setting. The park was very nice but the riverfront sites were extremely dusty. Most of the gravel that was in the front part of the campground was missing from the river sites. Our particular site also required some work to level. Overall, a nice campground that could stand some improvement. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Native Texan

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Managers and staff are awesome here. Went out of their way to make sure all was right. The park is nice, we were in site 41 backed right up to the river. No problem with cottonwood trees or mosquitos. Power and water were good. We did not use the Wi-Fi,have Verizon aircard, cell phones worked good. We would stay here again, but would be careful on what site we chose. Some sites are very tight. Was amazed to see a large motorhome backed in to a site with two huge trees not 10 feet apart. Our site was large and level. Only issue was for other campers to get to the river, they had to go right through someone else's site. No dedicated path to river. Not so much an issue unless you have a gang of loud little munchkins heading to the river. We would stay here again. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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David Slatter

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here overnight. Friendly staff and plenty of shade. We would stay here again. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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jannie5

Review Count: 205
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

I’m sure this park would be more desirable once the cotton wood trees finished seeding and the mosquitoes were gone. It is the only park we found with trees but I think I would rather be elsewhere next time so we wouldn’t have to deal with constantly cleaning our basement air conditioner’s grill because of the cottonwood seeds. The mosquitoes hunted in packs and we weren’t anywhere near the river. Anyone near the river will need a blood transfusion by the time they leave. Most of the sites were gravel, except ours. We dealt with dirt blowing in our face when it was windy and a muddy mat when it rained. The Wi-Fi was worthless but our Verizon cell and MiFi worked well. On a good note the laundry room has 7 washers and 6 dryers and very clean. There is propane on site but you couldn’t get a big rig in there to fill up. Good for filling your BBQ bottles. Nice friendly staff and an RV repairman on site. Rainbow Grocery Store to the west of the campground and in Del Norte to the east (about 13 miles) there’s another grocery store. There’s a fenced in play yard for the kids with a swing set. All the campers were friendly and as other reviewers have mentioned a lot of them are return campers that come back each summer. I didn’t notice a bunch of “yard junk” as another reviewer mentioned because I was busy combating the mosquitoes. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Motorhome.

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RonGB

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here 8 days. Clean park. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Lots of friendly folks. Lots of trees in most sites, so bring your portable dish as there is no antennae or cable TV, and trees block your dish. However, park staff came second day and pruned limbs to get dome satellite to work. Quiet. Some regular activities in the summer such as breakfast, etc. Gravel sites are level and adequate length. Good electrical, water, and sewer hookups. Will come again. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Motorhome.

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rotundavid

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

The people here are tremendous. The battery in my Jeep died and the owners drove me to the nearest place to get a replacement. Such service! Even though South Fork Campground does not have cable TV, there is plenty to do outside the RV. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Motorhome.

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jtilton7

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a very nice campground for an overnight stay. There are pull through sites, as well as back ins and river sites. It has friendly managers and is a very clean and scenic park. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Motorhome.

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suzwoodard

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

This is a very nice park with lots of shade and nice river side spaces. It was easy to get into, clean, quiet and the managers were very nice and helpful. It is the only park in the area with lots of shade trees. All the trees were trimmed so there was no danger of overhanging branches damaging our motorhome. I would definitely stay here again. We camped at South Fork Campground in a Motorhome.

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