Campground: Big Horn RV Park
Location: Coaldale, Colorado
Last visit: 2012
How Found: We found them on-line and friends recommendations.
How Camped: RV
Campground Review and Description
The campground is located on the Arkansas river, in a valley with spectacular views of the Sangre de Christo mountain range. We took our pop-up trailer since that is an easy set-up and take-down and we were only on a two day get-away. We wanted to check out that area and campground for a future extended visit with our big trailer.
Pros, Cons, Attractions and Additional Comments
Pros: This campground was awesome! Under the new owners, Doug & Judy Dolton, they have really made some great improvements all over the park. It's very neat & clean and the Dolton's are extremely friendly and welcoming. They went out of their way to please us at every turn. We plan to go back and spend a month this summer. Looking forward to their pool being open then too.
Cons: I can't think of a thing.
Attractions: Lots of hiking, fishing and river rafting close by. The views are spectacular and picture taking is the best. Close to either Salida or Canon City and of course a visit the the awesome Royal Gorge Bridge & Park.
Additional Comments:It's a great place to relax too.
Colorado Camping and Travel Information
From Big Horn Park: "Bighorn Park is a family owned and operated resort with an RV park, cabins, motel, and tenting area. We are located in the scenic Bighorn Sheep Canyon, and nestled on the Arkansas River in the sunny Colorado Rocky Mountains. Namesake Bighorn Sheep are frequently seen on the rugged rock cliffs across the river, while one might be fly fishing.
"Bighorn Park is a great place for your family and friends to stay while you visit the Royal Gorge Bridge and the Sand Dunes National Park. While here, you might want to visit a ghost town or an old mine, as well as partaking in a Jeep and/or ATV tour/rentals, horseback riding, hiking, and biking. And there is always a white-water rafting trip waiting for you! Our nearby winter time sports include skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. There is something for all seasons; even big game and small game hunting."
Colorado was voted by About Camping readers as a top state for camping in the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards. Read more about the Best States to Pitch a Tent.
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