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Durango North / Riverside KOA

Seven thousand feet up in the stunning Rocky Mountains of southwestern Colorado, Durango North/Riverside KOA is quite possibly the best place to camp when you have big things planned. This fantastic campground is several minutes’ drive outside of Durango, a well-known and often visited destination with excellent outdoor adventure companies and nature tours, among other things.When you book an RV in La Plata County, you can open yourself up to a whole world of possibilities. Mesmerizing views of the San Juan Mountains, fabulous desert landscapes, and some of the country’s best-preserved archeological sites left behind by Native American tribes.Bringing your campervan rental to this KOA campground makes sense for lots of different reasons, most notably its convenient location and relaxing atmosphere. There are RV camping sites with 50 and 30 amp electric, coming in a variety of sizes to accommodate even the largest RV rentals in the industry. Tent camping sites and rental cabins are also provided by the park too.While enjoying everything the park has to offer, you can keep busy in a variety of different ways; play a round of mini-golf, swim in the luxurious heated pool, play ping-pong, eat at the Caboose Cafe, or catch a movie at the pavilion. There is a dog park at this pet-friendly KOA, as well as high-speed internet, cable TV, laundry facilities, and a camp store that can save you a trip into town, with supplies like firewood, propane, and groceries.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Figuring out where to go when you pick up your camper rental near Durango? It should be easy, as there are numerous, parks, recreation spots, and natural landmarks in this enchanting corner of Colorado. Navajo State Park can be found by heading south of Durango towards the shared border with New Mexico. This breathtaking lakefront park is home to the Navajo Reservoir which dips over the state line residing in two states. There are over 150 miles of shoreline surrounding the lake, ideal for swimming, fishing, boating, paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, and a whole lot more. With lots of nature trails and camping sites, when you rent an RV near Durango/North Riverside KOA, you’ll find this location absolutely ideal.San Juan National Forest is a massive presence north of town, encompassing close to two million acres of pristine land. It's worth setting aside some time to explore this magical place, known for having some of the most massive mountain peaks in the state of Colorado. Thousands of miles of trails, three wilderness areas, and dozens of places to camp out make it a safe bet for your Colorado trip. Not far from town in the opposite direction is Canyon of the Ancients National Monument, dotted with fascinating ruins left behind by people a long time ago. There are nearly 6,000 historical sites belonging to the Pueblo people in this one corner of the state, including towers, villages, brick ruins, and burial grounds.Mesa Verde National Park has some of the most intact and impressive ruins in the world. The iconic cliff dwellings etched into the side of the canyon are impressive to see in photographs, but nothing compares to climbing around these amazing structures in person. The Long House and the Cliff Palace are just a few of the many buildings that you can see when you bring your campervan rental for a visit to this treasured piece of history. In case you are hungry or need a place to spend the night, there are cafes and campgrounds available in the park.

Exploring the City

The Durango North/Riverside KOA is located just outside of town to the north of Durango, in the San Juan National Forest. Heading into Durango is a great idea if you want to see some cool museums, eat some delicious food, or purchase supplies. The historic downtown area is teeming with activity, with a constant stream of visitors pouring into town to shop, eat, and stay.The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum celebrates the important legacy of the railroads in places like Colorado. This industry helped shape the formation of the country, taming the wild frontiers and making them accessible. This legacy is covered in great detail when you visit its charming museum, but there is more to do than take informative tours. You can ride the historic, refurbished train and see what pioneers and people in the Old West once saw when riding the rails through the scenic countryside over a century ago. The Durango Fish Hatchery & Wildlife Museum preserves and protects native species to the area while informing the general public about the amazing native critters that call Colorado home.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.