Hipcamp host Kelly P.
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Pitch your tent in our sites in an old orchard with red rock cliffs and ancient Anasazi ruins just a few feet away. Enjoy a full country style breakfast (included) at the B&B that hosts the camping sites. Our back yard is the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument with miles of hiking trails. Sip a glass of local wine or a frosty beer while gazing at majestic Sleeping

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Pitch your tent in our sites in an old orchard with red rock cliffs and ancient Anasazi ruins just a few feet away. Enjoy a full country style breakfast (included) at the B&B that hosts the camping sites. Our back yard is the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument with miles of hiking trails. Sip a glass of local wine or a frosty beer while gazing at majestic Sleeping Ute Mountain. Descend into a fully restored kiva and imagine what life was like a thousand years ago in McElmo Canyon. Located midway between Mesa Verde National Park and Hovenweep National Monument in the Four Corners.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
5 bookable sites
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 5 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot, pump or well
No fires
Toilet available
Flush toilet
Pets allowed
On leash
Showers available
Bins available
Trash bin
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Have a question? Send Kelly a message!
  • Check in: After 4AM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Hike to many anasazi ruin sites on the property and in the adjoining national monument area. visit mesa verde np.

Wildlife watching

Birds, fox, deer, mtn. lion, lizards, snakes and the "pets".

Biking
Climbing

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Tent Camp among Anasazi Ruins in Colorado.

Cave

Overhanging cliffs in red rock canyons. some have anasazi ruins built in to walls.

Desert

Desert like terrain/red rock/slick rock.

Waterfall

Several waterfall sites, but only when it rains of course!!!

Driveway

1 mile from main road, good gravel driveway. trees are trimmed to about 20', be sure you fit!

Mesa or canyon
Mountainous

Places to see near Kelly Place Bedand Breakfast

Yucca House National Monument
Yucca House National Monument
8 miles way Explore
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park
18 miles way Explore
Mancos State Park
Mancos State Park
28 miles way Explore
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Aztec Ruins National Monument
55 miles way Explore
San Juan National Forest
San Juan National Forest
57 miles way Explore
Uncompahgre National Forest
Uncompahgre National Forest
61 miles way Explore
Navajo Lake State Park
Navajo Lake State Park
70 miles way Explore
Navajo State Park
Navajo State Park
79 miles way Explore
Ridgway State Park
Ridgway State Park
84 miles way Explore
Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park
90 miles way Explore
Dead Horse Point State Park
Dead Horse Point State Park
96 miles way Explore

The vibe at Tent Camp among Anasazi Ruins

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Hipcamper Kirk
Kirk P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 20th, 2017

Kelly Place is a great place to stay, self guided tour of the ruins on site and hikes from the property are only a part of the benefit of staying here as they have a shower and you get breakfast and it is quiet. The owners are knowledgeable of the area and will share information.

Hipcamper Andrea
Andrea W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 15th, 2017

Kelly Place came to be when a couple discovered Anasazi artifacts on their property in the 1960s. This property has since been excavated and turned into a vacation destination, and I have never seen anything quite like it. I came with my dog and we had such a great time hikig around all of the trails that start right on the property, and we did not even get to see all of it! I highly recommend a sunset hike; desert sunsets are particularly gorgeous and they have panoramic views of the area.

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Hipcamper Anna
Anna L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 1st, 2018

Absolutely beautiful location - a little paradise valley that was glorious to camp in. Beautiful land, delicious breakfast, great amenities all around - there is only one bathroom available for all the campers, so there can be a wait. Other than that, perfect spot!

Hipcamper Mackenzie
Mackenzie M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 26th, 2018

The campgrounds are beautiful. Loved the grass lawns on the property, fun to lay and run around on. The breakfast was wonderful! Our one complaint was the shower: it had lots of odd bugs in it. Ended up driving to a nearby recreation center for a shower instead.

Hipcamper Kelly
Response from Kelly, the Host, on June 26th, 2018

Thanks for the review. I believe that the shower/bug issue was that the light had been on for several hours after dark and that drew them in. One of the louvers on the exhaust fan was also stuck open allowing entry. Otherwise the shower room is fairly tight. You should have said something while here and we would have our staff clean that up and make sure things were right. It's still way better than a pit toilet and no shower ain't it? Cheers!

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Hipcamper Mandy
Mandy P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 8th, 2018

Kelly Place is amazing! A little oasis in the desert. We had a nice camp spot - not super private, but all of the other camping and bnb guests were respectful and quiet. The breakfast in the morning was so good! And they had juice, tea, water, and snacks available all day.
The ruins onsite are pretty amazing. You can take a self guided tour and get inside a kiva!
I would definitely come back here!

Hipcamper Mike
Mike J.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 5th, 2018

Kelly Place is awesome! The hosts are fantastic and very welcoming, the campsites were easily accessible and very well kept and the amenities were great- we loved the included breakfast in the morning! In addition to great camping, the property includes ruins from the Anazi about 100 feet from the lodge- so cool! We highly recommend you stay at Kelly Place if you can.

The site was huge and very well kept with a great view!The Anazi ruins are incredible!
Hipcamper Jenni S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 23rd, 2018
Hipcamper Rachel H.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 19th, 2018
Property
Kelly Place Bedand Breakfast
State
Colorado
$61/night
5 Sites