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Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA

Where can you have the best of both worlds, between the conveniences of Colorado’s Front Range area and the sublime Rocky Mountains? Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA is quite close to Denver and Boulder, sitting neatly on the edges of Fort Collins which is a lovely college town in the foothills of the towering mountains to the west. The RV park’s fantastic location makes it the perfect place to serve as your base camp while you visit the magical state of Colorado.When you rent an RV near Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA, you can benefit in a variety of ways just by staying at the RV park. Every kind of camping style can be accommodated at this lakefront park, with pull-through sites and patio sites with different hookup variations, and tent sites with electric and water too. Camping cabins and cottages along the lakeshore are ideal if you want to wake up to unbelievable views.In addition to the camp store, which has everything you need, and a library, there are many excellent features inside the RV park. A gazebo and fishing dock by the water makes for a pleasant way to start or end the day, taking advantage of the peaceful park vibes. Pools, playgrounds, jumping pillows, lake swimming areas, fishing spots, mini-golf, horseshoes, basketball courts, and a recreation room make it easy to fill a day, while the recreation center and arcade do an excellent job keeping children busy so parents can lay back and relax. Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA is a great place to stay when you book an RV in Larimer County.


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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

If you were hunting for the perfect destination to see mountains and evergreen forests as far as the eye can see, Colorado is your place. No matter where you find yourself in the Centennial State, you are bound to have a memorable time when you pick up your campervan rental and take it for a spin. When you rent an RV near Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA, you are in the place with the best balance of nature and city life, good for a wide range of activities. Nearby parks like Lory State Park offer a fabulous alternative to city strolls and shopping, only a few minutes outside of town. The park is right next to the Horsetooth Reservoir, with hiking paths, mountain biking, horseback riding, and a park for BMX and dirt track biking. Boyd Lake State Park is another place to consider south of town, known for its fishing derbies and education programs focusing on wildlife. Hiking, biking, picnicking, and hunting are all popular in the park, while the large lake is a great place to boat, fish, and swim.Up in the mountains, you can bring your RV rental to State Forest State Park if you don’t mind the drive. The park is centered around the Northern Michigan Creek Reservoir, complete with pristine beaches, sparkling water, boat launches, fishing spots, and a system of trails circling the water. Hundreds of miles of nature trails await when you rent an RV near Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA and take a ride to State Forest State Park.No trip to Fort Collins would be complete without a visit to Colorado’s most famous park, Rocky Mountain National Park. This legendary wilderness contains a quarter of a million acres and some of the state’s highest and most impressive peaks. Guests can opt to climb to sublime vantage points overlooking sub-alpine valleys or walk through wildflower-laden meadows. In such a gorgeous place, there are nearly infinite possibilities to explore and enjoy the gifts of Mother Nature.

City Sightseeing

The hip college town of Fort Collins perfectly complements the elegant Rocky Mountains that overlook it, blending natural beauty and an exciting community packed with special events, concerts, art shows, festivals, and more. Craft breweries, farm-fresh restaurants, art galleries, boutiques, and bars line the streets of this vibrant place, ensuring there's never a dull moment for you when you rent an RV near Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA. The 1879 Avery House is one of many historic homes and buildings in the area, built by a banking magnate and made from sandstone mined from local quarries. The home cost $3,000 to build originally and is now a priceless remnant of the past.The Global Village Museum of Arts and Culture is a special place with rotating exhibits showcasing artwork and artifacts from a bevy of cultures from around the planet. Few other places allow you to see treasures from Hawaii, Russia, and West Africa under the same roof, curated by caring and knowledgeable staff.The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is another fabulous resource worth checking out when you're camping at Fort Collins/Lakeside KOA. Even children can enjoy this space which delves deep into the sciences of the natural world, highlighting the importance of studying and questioning what we know about the world. The museum creates hands-on learning experiences to explore the history and natural laws of the planet.


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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.