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Top Tent Camping near Mesa Verde National Park

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Looking for the best tent campgrounds near Mesa Verde National Park? Find the best information on tent campgrounds near Mesa Verde National Park, including sites, reviews, and tips. Each tent campsite offers quick access to one or more of Mesa Verde National Park's most popular destinations.

Best Tent Camping Sites Near Mesa Verde National Park, CO (105)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Cortez, Mesa Verde KOA

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    Cortez, Mesa Verde KOA

    20 Reviews
    59 Photos
    70 Saves
    Cortez, Colorado

    This KOA has been closed and is reopened as Rjourney, find them on the Dyrt

    Mesa Verde National Park is less than 15 minutes away from this KOA near the four corners where Colorado, and New Mexico. Arizona and Utah meet.

    The campground has heated swimming pool, basketball, and horseshoes. Also has a 1-mile walking trail around Denny Lake, fishing, and an enclosed dog park.

    The pool is open Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  2. Camper-submitted photo from Madden Peak Road - Dispersed

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    Madden Peak Road - Dispersed

    23 Reviews
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    504 Saves
    Mancos, Colorado

    Dispersed camping along Forest Service Road 316

    San Juan National Forest encompasses about 1.8 million acres in the southwestern corner of Colorado. From high-desert mesas to alpine peaks, these federal lands are managed for multiple uses and visitors are asked to respect each other and the natural resources. The San Juan National Forest Headquarters is located in Durango, Colorado, with district offices in Bayfield, Dolores and Pagosa Springs.

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  3. Camper-submitted photo from Mesa Verde National Park Boundary (BLM Land)
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Mancos State Park Campground

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    Mancos State Park Campground

    17 Reviews
    33 Photos
    84 Saves
    Mancos, Colorado

    Mancos is a great place to camp. Set in a beautiful ponderosa forest, the upper loop of the main campground and both yurts remain open through the winter. The park is centrally located to a wide variety of local attractions​.

    The park has two campgrounds – Main and West – on two sides of the reservoir with a total of 32 campsites. Along the northwest side of the reservoir, the west campground has nine campsites (primarily for tent campers) with toilets but no drinking water nearby.​

    Mancos also offers yurts for a unique and cozy camping experience.

    Yurt reservations are required year round.

    Mancos State Park provides a great overnight stop or a beautiful location for an extended stay. Winter is a fun time to camp at Mancos State Park.

    Come and enjoy a fun-filled, quiet and beautiful time at Mancos State Park!

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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  5. Camper-submitted photo from The Views RV Park & Campground

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    The Views RV Park & Campground

    18 Reviews
    34 Photos
    73 Saves
    Dolores, Colorado

    The Views RV Park& Campground welcomes you! Located near the heart of Southwest Colorado overlooking incredible vistas See all Four States from The Views, and experience breathtaking sunrises and sunsets Wander our 42 acres on the new trails We're located directly across the entrance to McPhee Reservoir for boating, fishing, paddle boarding and playing. Make The Views your base camp for hunting in the Fall or for your high mountain, desert and Mesa Verde adventures all season. Come see all that Southwest Colorado has to offer!

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Ancient Cedars Mesa Verde RV Park

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    Ancient Cedars Mesa Verde RV Park

    12 Reviews
    27 Photos
    57 Saves
    Mancos, Colorado

    Join us at Ancient Cedars Mesa Verde RV Park–located across from the National Park entrance. We are the ideal, country-style, destination park located in the heart of Mesa Verde Country, close to a variety of acclaimed attractions in and around the Four Corners area. You’ll find we offer the most-friendly guest experience this side of the West, so bring the family and your favorite furry friends!

    Camp among our 1500-year old Cedar Trees. Our evening dark sky is primed for stargazing, and unforgettable shooting stars! Be sure to take part in our on-site activities such as miniature golf, swimming, hot tubbing as well as horse-back riding right next door!

    Our spacious RV camping grounds are equipped with a wide variety of pull-through sites with full hook-ups, water and 20/30/50 AMP electrical service. We offer Class-A and 5th Wheel ‘big rig friendly’ sections on the property that are more open with less tree coverage to allow for larger rigs and TV reception. Wooded sites are also available for all campers wanting shade.

    Our cozy deluxe log cabins measure approximately 10’x 12′. They comfortably sleep 4 to 5 people and include pillow top mattresses 1 queen bed and 2 bunk beds. Appliances in each cabin include TV, refrigerator, microwave, air conditioner, and heater. Each cabin offers a covered porch, covered picnic table and a free-standing grill. Primitive cabins located close to our adult hot tub and pool.

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  7. Camper-submitted photo from Mesa Verde RV Resort

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    Mesa Verde RV Resort

    12 Reviews
    19 Photos
    84 Saves
    Mancos, Colorado
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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $43 / night

  8. Camper-submitted photo from Dolores River RV Resort by Rjourney

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    Dolores River RV Resort by Rjourney

    14 Reviews
    145 Photos
    138 Saves
    Dolores, Colorado

    The great outdoors are just around the river bend when you book a stay at Dolores River RV Resort. We offer Colorado getaways that’s sure to satisfy the adventurer in you! Located off Railroad Avenue, our RV park and resort offers a peaceful getaway right along the north shore of Dolores River. Whether you want to rough it in a tent or covered wagon, or prefer to unwind in an RV, camper, or cabin, we have the lodging option you need.

    Whether you’re an experienced hiker heading to San Juan National Forest or a national park fanatic about to cross Mesa Verde National Park off your list, Dolores River RV Resort is here for you. Learn more about our lodging options and amenities below, or reserve your spot online today!

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  9. Camper-submitted photo from Echo Basin Cabin and RV Resort

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    Echo Basin Cabin and RV Resort

    13 Reviews
    18 Photos
    59 Saves
    Mancos, Colorado

    Echo Basin Cabin And Rv Resort. Located in Mancos, Colorado. It is perfectly situated in the foothills of the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado. Specializing in Colorado destination weddings, reunions, and family vacations, Echo Basin Resort has had the honor of hosting numerous events each summer season for over two decades.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Bright Star Campground

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    Bright Star Campground

    9 Reviews
    100 Photos
    91 Saves
    Cortez, Colorado

    Bright Star Campground (formerly known as Camp Kush 4 Corners) boasts years of 5-star reviews on Google, Airbnb & Hipcamp! It is a favorite for its location, value, amenities and vibe. Free Wifi. We are a pet-friendly and a Cannabis friendly campground near Cortez, CO looking up at Mesa Verde Nat'l Park. This fun campground is not cramped and has amenities, cabins, tent, RV and Tipi sites. We also have two very affordable bunkhouses all with a buffer of land totaling hundreds of acres and big views. We also have a 2bdr/2bath "Starhouse" on the property. A central campground kitchen is stocked with everything you need to cook, even spices. Coffee, and often fresh eggs are included. There are hot showers, toilets, a dining and socializing pavilion. We have Ice for your cups or fill an ice chest for $3 - $4, complimentary filtered drinking water, and often snacks to purchase. It is a surprising value! You can reserve directly by calling us, or on AIRBNB & HIPCAMP. Some sites are only available by direct booking. PETS must be on leash or supervised. Fire Bans are often in effect due to dry or windy conditions.

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    $35 - $99 / night


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