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Ridgway State Park

28555 Highway 550, Ridgway, CO 81432-9104
+1 970-626-5822
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State Park gem

Ridgway State Park and reservoir are great places to camp, swim, paddleboard, and sail. Annual... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Susan S
Best Camping Area on Our Trip

Stayed here in a 30 ft. motorhome. Beautiful views, level site, clean restrooms, friendly staff. We... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
cindyb063
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Chicago, Illinois
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Park that has a little bit of everything, from camping and boating to hiking and fishing.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“swim beach” (10 reviews)
“full hookups” (7 reviews)
“the river” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION
28555 Highway 550, Ridgway, CO 81432-9104
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+1 970-626-5822
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"fire pit"
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"catch and release"
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"year round"
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"we've stayed"
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Ridgway State Park and reservoir are great places to camp, swim, paddleboard, and sail. Annual season pass is worth the price. Camping is a bit tight unless you opt for the walk-in sites which limit both what you can bring in, access to toilets due...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Stayed here in a 30 ft. motorhome. Beautiful views, level site, clean restrooms, friendly staff. We have wonderful memories of our trip to Ouray and our stay here. We will stay here again!!

Thank cindyb063
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the park for the day. Enjoyed the trails and water area while there. The Park Ranger was very helpful in answering my questions and helping with other locations near

Thank Mfw741
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest campgrounds in the state. The sites are well designed with plenty of room for campers and tents. Shower facilities are available in each loop, which is very convenient.

Thank Don M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place to kayak. We have taken our boats up a few times and excellent all times. Easy to drive out on lake shore since water is way down (because of winter approaching). Water is clean and very clear. Great access to restrooms...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Amazing camping with a view! Nice easy to access trails, sort of a beach, awesome place to be spend some time!

Thank smlwallin
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The walk-in campsites at Elk Ridge Loop E are spaced well, shaded, clean and close to restrooms yet in a quiet setting. The parking lot is only 25 yards from sites 151 - 154 and only 30 yards from the other 6 or so yet...More

Thank D D
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stayed at Pa Co Chu Puk along the Uncompaghre River for two weeks. Enjoyed every minute. We have a 31 ft travel trailer and the accommodations and hookups were great. There are hiking trails, plenty of wildlife, and the place is nice and quiet....More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This was only our second time here and it had been years since our last visit. This time we had a four year old with us. We came here on a whim on a Sunday afternoon and had no issues getting a site with power,...More

1  Thank iheartco25
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Probably the best state park we have been to in a long time. $33 for RV with towed Jeep. Bathrooms were super clean. All amenities but no RV dump at the site as well as shared water, so just 4 stars. Pretty good shade from...More

Thank slimline7
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brennapayne
4 April 2018|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
it's about 6800 feet.
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Diane D
20 December 2017|
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Response from Tom4628 | Reviewed this property |
Over-the-Air TV was marginal, and would most likely be best in the upper part of the Elk Ridge camping area. We watched Redbox DVD movies instead.
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Charissa S
26 July 2017|
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Response from B0bK | Reviewed this property |
Yes t is a grill you can use charcoal. Bob K
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