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In peaceful Gunnison, Colorado, where the temperatures remain pleasant throughout the summer, Gunnison KOA is an incredible place to consider camping with an RV. This lush paradise high up in the Rocky Mountains is surrounded by breathtaking imagery, from the gigantic mountain peaks that grace the skyline to the largest lake in all of Colorado.Gunnison itself is a delightful college town just large enough to have all the conveniences of everyday life without sacrificing its peaceful vibes and inviting atmosphere. Its central location in a valley makes it easy to reach, and a perfect home base when you book an RV in Gunnison County.Gunnison KOA is only a short drive from town, where you can purchase or find all the things you need to make your camping trip perfect. The park features stunning wildflowers, and upon arriving, you’ll fall head over heels for this tiny mountain paradise. You’ll be able to keep yourself busy in a variety of different ways, from an assortment of lawn games to the fully stocked fishing pond which can also be used for paddle boarding and rafting. A game room, pavilion, a dog park, and a playground are also available to KOA guests, and there are restrooms, showers, and a laundry facility too.When you rent an RV near Gunnison KOA, it doesn’t matter what size motorhome rental you choose; the campground can accommodate even the largest rigs, up to 100 feet long. In addition to pull-through, full hookup RV sites, there are cabin rentals and tent camping sites available within the park too.



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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

Venturing off to places like Gunnison in the summertime is such a brilliant way to see the state, with enchanting mountain views and scenic vistas overlooking lush valleys. Gunnison serves as a fantastic home base while you set off on day trips to nearby places like nearby Curecanti National Recreation Area just a few miles down the road. The recreation area contains a large portion of the Gunnison River, as well as the Blue Mesa Reservoir which is the largest body of water in the state. The river and lake are great destinations for boating, swimming, and fishing, with visitor centers, marinas, and a few campgrounds scattered around their edges. The park is also home to the Dillon Pinnacles, a remarkable natural landmark overlooking the water which you can reach by hiking or mountain biking for stellar views of the area.Also right down the road, Ridgway State Park is a remote place in the Rocky Mountains with beach areas, swimming spots, fishing docks, and camping areas of its own. You can easily select a campsite and stay for the night when you bring your campervan rental for a small trip to this lovely park.When you rent a travel trailer near Gunnison KOA, Gunnison National Forest is hard to miss as it covers over a million and a half acres in the mountains, practically surrounding the town and campground. There are seven wilderness areas in total within the sprawling forest, as well as countless peaks you can hike or climb.Colorado has a few incredible national parks, but Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is the closest to Gunnison, found less than an hour's drive from Gunnison KOA. The park is named for the exceptionally deep gorge carved into the earth over millions of years by erosion from the Gunnison River. The canyon is so deep that it only sees a half hour of sunlight at most at the lowest depths, hence the name “Black Canyon of the Gunnison.” This breathtaking testament to the might and beauty of nature is just one of the many reasons to bring your RV rental to the Colorado park. Rock climbing, canyoneering, hiking, mountain biking, photography: there is no limit to the fun you can have when you visit this stunning park.

Exploring the City

Between Gunnison and Crested Butte, you can find dozens of ways to keep yourself happy and entertained when you rent an RV near Gunnison KOA. Gunnison is a few minutes’ drive away, so getting to town is neither difficult nor time consuming. Gunnison Valley Observatory is a fantastic place to learn about the wonders of the cosmos while seeing snapshots of the stars, moon, planets, and space oddities.Gunnison Pioneer Museum focuses on the history of the area, particularly with regards to the masses of people who made their way westward for a better life. An astonishing 32 buildings comprise this amazing museum, teeming to the brim with artifacts, photographs, artwork, and other historical gems that help paint a picture of the past.In Crested Butte, you can walk down the small main street and grab a slice of pizza, some refreshing ice cream, or some locally produced rum at the town’s distillery. This gorgeous town is home to the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival in one of the most gorgeous places in the country. On top of that, the Crested Butte Mountain Resort is found in town, home to world-class skiing and snowboarding with high-speed chairlifts and a variety of amenities to dazzle you when you finish hitting the slopes for the day. There is so much to do when you're RV camping at Gunnison KOA.


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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.