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Animas River Valley red cliffs

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· Durango, La Plata, Colorado
4 acres hosted by Melinda M.
1 RV/tent site
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Near Mesa Verde National Park
Within a 60-minute drive from the Mesa Verde.
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
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.  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, James Ranch Grille,  and across the river from fun at the Bar D  Ranch.  Durango Mountain Resort is just up the road.  Horses and cattle grazing in the pasture below and the apple trees are full.  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!  For a quick accept- Provide what you will be driving and what you will be camping in so i know you will fit through the gate. Also need estimated time of arrival. Arrive before dark- No lights in the field. Safe travels.
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John F.recommends
July 8, 2024
Animas River Valley red cliff views
Melinda’s campsite was the perfect location for spending 4th of July weekend. The property was well equipped and the views were great. Very close to Honeyville and the James Ranch Grill. We hope to stay there again in the future!
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Laurel A.recommends
July 5, 2024
Animas River Valley red cliff views
Beautiful place w/ great amenities
What a wonderful place to camp! The land is beautiful and peaceful, and the views of the red cliffs are gorgeous. We loved having pigs and cows as neighbors on either side. Melinda is so gracious and kind and gave excellent recommendations. And Chris provided a warm and informative orientation to the space, which offers great amenities, including potable water. An electric outlet, a solar shower, and a toilet. It is close enough to downtown Durango to enjoy the town, but it feels very much outside of the hustle and bustle. We can’t wait to return!
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Frampton S.recommends
July 3, 2024
Animas River Valley red cliff views
Great place!
Beautiful view overlooking the Jameson Farms fields and the mountains. We camped among the apple trees. They had a fire pit and a latrine set up for us. The hosts were super friendly, and they went out of their way to meet us and show us around. It’s the perfect distance outside Durango.
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Brad S.recommends
June 30, 2024
Animas River Valley red cliff views
Great spot with a beautiful view and wonderful host. We would stay there again. Melinda is very gracious and helpful. Thank you much!
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Kenna P.doesn't recommend
June 25, 2024
Animas River Valley red cliff views
Convenient
The site was okay, the field was on a hill which is something that makes it difficult for me to sleep. Location was great being right on the way to San Juan Mountains. Host was also a little overbearing for my taste, requiring a message when 2 hours out and also messaging twice once we arrived and were asleep. She went so far as to send me a text hours after we had left because I hadn’t responded to her messages on Hipcamp. For the cost, I’m not sure if it was worth it for me!
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Sharon M.recommends
June 22, 2024
Animas River Valley red cliff views
Lovely landscape
Great site because of the fantastic views! Portable toilet provided with a solar shower, and setting up camp wherever you desire. Rooster on the neighbor's property gives you the am wake up call. The sound of the Durango steam engine is nostalgic in the am and afternoon. Great privacy for your group.
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Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Diné Bikéyah, Pueblos, and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Melinda M.

Joined in June 2018
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