River, stream, or creek camping near Cortez with fishing

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12 top river, stream, or creek campgrounds near Cortez with fishing

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Durango Placer

1 site · RV, Tent5 acres · Hesperus, CO
Learn more about this land: The creek is just feet away from your tent site, with numerous waterfalls. Great hiking, or just taking in the scenery. So much to do in the immediate area: biking, hiking, fishing swimming, jeeping, exploring, rock hounding, birding, etc. Located 35 minutes from downtown Durango at 9300 feet. Visit the cool mountains and the cold creek. You will have the place to yourself. One group only on this property at a time. There are 3 tent sites to choose from, and a RV site to park. Up to 6 guests in a group allowed . Fire wood is provided free, a full kitchen with camp stove, sink , utensils, cups, and plates available. Updated privy, and hot showers. Enjoy ! The road closes in the winter so hosting is restricted from May 15th thru October 15th There is no cell service. Wifi is available. Landline is available in emergency. Happy Camping !
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Animas River Valley red cliffs

1 site · RV, Tent4 acres · Durango, CO
Pitch your tent or park in the upper pasture and enjoy the view of the Animas Valley. Just 8 miles north of Durango off of the million dollar highway. Across the road from Honeyville and across the river from fun at the Bar D  Ranch or James Ranch Harvest Grille.  Durango Mountain Resort is just up the road.  Horses and cattle grazing in the pasture below and the apple trees and the honey bees are in full production this year.  No other view like it of the Mission Ridge red cliffs with the silhouettes and glow at sunset.  At night you may hear the Animas River below or some animal sounds. Name the constellations among the amazing view of the stars! Learn more about this land:Pitch your tent or park in the "sloped" pasture and enjoy the view of the Animas Valley. Just 8 miles north of Durango off of the million dollar highway. Across the highway from Honeyville and across the river from fun at the Bar D  Ranch or James Ranch Harvest Grille.  Durango Mountain Resort is just up the road.  Horses and cattle grazing in the pasture below and the apple trees and the honey bees are in full production.  Mission Ridge red cliffs with the mysterious silhouettes and glow at sunset.  At night you may hear the Animas River below or some animal sounds. Name the constellations among the amazing view of the stars! Please provide what you will be driving and camping in, along with guesstimate of your arrival time for a quick booking response. Safe travels.  
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Camping in the Mesas

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents15 acres · Dolores, CO
This land was inhabited by the Ancient Anasazi and Pueblo people. The Anasazi Heritage Museum and archeological ruins are two miles away. There are ruins and sites on this land that have yet to be excavated. Many different ancient people came through this land, left and sites were inhabited by other people. One group of people would come and build upon the sites of another group, and taking part of their culture with them. 
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Twilight Falls

4 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Silverton, CO
Twilight Falls is a 40 acres private paradise of natural forests, meadows, streams and waterfalls nestled within thousands of acres of San Juan National Forest. Come experience this amazing place. Words cannot describe it. This has been a family retreat for our family for decades, and we want to share it with you.
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Lazy Rooster Ranch

5 sites · Lodging, Tents50 acres · Rico, CO
The ranch was the site of a sawmill in the early 1900s when the old Rio Grande Southern and Galloping Goose Railroads ran through the property along the Dolores River. All that’s left now is a little shack in the middle of the meadow and some remnants of the railroad tracks in the river. 
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Canyon Trails Ranch

18 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents250 acres · Cortez, CO
The homestead was built in 1911 and was one of the original postal pickups in the area.  The ranch is located between Mesa Verde National Park, Hovenweep National Monument and backs up to Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. Our family has lived in McElmo Canyon for over 40 years and the campground has hosted camping and outdoor educational groups since 1965. We are a family run ranch with an operating hay farm, horseback riding business, and carriage shop.
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Paw Paw's Place

2 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Aztec, NM
We are retired educators looking to share our slice of heaven. When you make a booking here at PawPaw’s we don’t accept other bookings, so you have the place all to yourself. We can make exceptions if you are traveling with friends or having a family get together. Just text or call ahead we are glad to work with our guest.
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RICO RIVER RANCH

6 sites · Lodging26 acres · Dolores, CO
This secluded riverfront property is located 35 miles South of Main street Telluride, Colorado. This private "campground" can host up to 16 guests, features a wood-fired sauna, 2 Rv spots with full hook-ups, two sheep wagons, two 900sq foot luxury lavvu tipi tents, a Finnish grillhouse, a santa maria grill and a large campfire ring with plenty of seating. Surrounded on both sides by National forest - you will be able to enjoy the land with no other campers nearby.
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Ponderosa Palisades

1 site · Lodging3 acres · Durango, CO
Solar-powered, off-grid cabin boasting a rustic layout and lovely patio. 12 minutes from Downtown Durango, 5 minutes to Lake Nighthorse, 15 minutes to Hesperus Ski Mountain, 30 minutes to Durango Airport, 40 minutes to Purgatory Ski Resort and 50 minutes to Mesa Verde NP. Fantastic mountain biking, hiking, boating and camping within a thirty-mile radius. Durango Narrow Gauge Railway runs to Silverton—a beautiful mountain town—during spring, summer and fall.Learn more about this land:Awesome little cabin with solar power. No plumbing, sink or shower. Access to an outdoor composting toilet and a hose water tap. Sometimes access to a bathroom, kitchen and living area in the main house is available for an additional fee. Beautiful forested land with Ponderosa, Gamble Oak, and Aspen.
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E-Z Access Camping

2 sites · RVs, Tents120 acres · Mancos, CO
Welcome to Turning Beyond Ranch, your gateway to off-grid tranquility and unparalleled stargazing experiences. Nestled in the scenic Cherry Creek Valley, our ranch offers a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. As you arrive, you'll be greeted by the soothing sounds of a live stream meandering through the property year-round. While fishing may not be the primary activity, the crystal-clear waters are perfect for wading and immersing yourself in the beauty of nature. Situated behind the lush garden area and alongside the county road, our campsite offers convenient access while still preserving a sense of seclusion. While you may occasionally hear the gentle hum of passing traffic from other residents, rest assured that you're in the heart of a safe and welcoming rural farm community. Just a short distance from the main highway, our ranch provides easy access to nearby attractions and amenities. Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the LaPlata Mountains and explore the myriad outdoor adventures awaiting you in the surrounding area. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat, a chance to reconnect with nature, or simply a place to gaze in awe at the star-filled sky, Turning Beyond Ranch promises an unforgettable experience like no other. Come join us and discover the magic of off-grid living in the heart of Colorado's stunning landscape.
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El Campo de Flying Burro

1 site · Lodging12 acres · Durango, CO
Our property is 12 acres and in a residential development. There are several varieties of grasses and trees. A beautiful acequia flows adjacent the camp site. The area is tranquil, yet only 10 minutes from the center of down town. Due to the fact this is a residential development, we are unable to allow Campers to venture away from their campsite and around the private property. Most activities under the sun are able to be enjoyed in and around town. We have a Joolca shower system.
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100 year old Homestead

1 site · Lodging500 acres · Hesperus, CO
Learn more about this land:Our Fall Big Game hunting cabin is a summer Adult summer camp ! It is a bunk style cabin, We have multi age board games, including bingo and poker ,  tv to watch movies . Outdoor, includes corn hole, frisbee golf,  an awesome rock painting station, oh , and of course hiking,  multiple terrain ! There is internet service, and cell service up or down the road a mile or so . we do have a local landline phone . The night sky is an event of its own, pick a full moon stay for or new moon night full of amazing stars and wishes. Enjoy chilling together or at separate areas here and get your peace on!    Agritourism , sharing Agriculture and Nature !
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Looking to go camping near Cortez, Colorado? Hipcamp has over 620 options in the area, catering to all your camping needs. Whether you're a fan of pitching a tent, parking your RV, or staying in a cozy cabin, there's something for everyone. If you're into off-roading, wind sports, or surfing, you'll find plenty of campsites that offer these activities nearby. Don't just take our word for it, check out the top-rated campsites with rave reviews from fellow campers: The Views at Gateway (243 reviews), Bright Star Campground (211 reviews), and High Sage Hogans (137 reviews). With popular amenities like toilets, potable water, and showers, your camping experience will be comfortable and convenient. Plus, with prices starting as low as $15 per night and an average price of $40 per night, camping has never been more affordable.

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