Hipcamp host Joshua R.
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Whether passing through overnight or setting up your base-camp for southwest Colorado adventures, our RV site will treat your eyes to sweeping views of the La Plata Mountains and Mesa Verde.

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
No toilet
Potable water available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Sewage hookup available
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Back-in site
Max length 45ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Joshua a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Biking is allowed on county roads. Roadbikes frequent Highway 184. Visit the miles of trails at the world famous Phil's World.


Nearby McPhee Lake is the second largest body of water in Colorado.


Fish nearby Summit and Puett Lakes. Fly fish the Dolores River.


Miles of trails in the San Juan National Forest and Mesa Verde National Park.

Horseback riding

Multiple outfitters in the area.


Canoe, kayak and SUP at area lakes and rivers.

Off-roading (OHV)

Nearby San Juan National forest is a popular OHV destination.

Snow sports

Downhill skiing at Telluride or Purgatory is less than 2 hours away. Miles of groomed track available for Nordic/X-country ski...Read more

Wildlife watching

Multiple bird and wildlife sightings on and off the property.


Natural features you'll find at Wapiti Rim RV site in Colorado.


Our property is bordered on the north by mature Ponderosa Pines.


La Plata Mountains to the east, Mesa Verde to the south, Sleeping Ute Mountain to the west.

The vibe at Wapiti Rim RV site

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Hipcamper Michael
Michael G.
recommends this listing.
August 26th, 2020

Awesome host, great views and super quiet at night. I would definitely come here again on my next trip to the Durango area.

Hipcamper Mikki

Views for days!

Mikki S.
recommends this listing.
October 3rd, 2020

Beautiful! The views from Joshua’s Hipcamp are unbeatable. Sunsets were top notch and the quietness was nice. Ask him for the GPS coordinates instead of using google maps, then you’ll be set to find his place!

Hipcamper John

A great spot to get away to.

John H.
recommends this listing.
November 4th, 2020

Private but safe with great stars. Can get cold at night this time of the year.

Mesa Verde Panorama
United States
1 Site

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