A beautiful spot, very inexpensive for a wooded campsite with electric and water. There are 2 campgrounds - the one down by the main road is Lake Alice and it offers electric and some spots with water. The ones up on the hill are reached by a somewhat rough dirt road. They are nice open spaces with views but I did not notice any hookups. No cell phone service (Yay!) but the park is close enough to Raton that we ran into town most mornings for breakfast and to check phone messages and e-mail. A perfect combination of wilderness and civilization!
What a beautiful spot! Truly an oasis on the plains, this campground has big trees in most spaces, several pull-through spots for big rigs, and during the summer the campground hosts keep the bathrooms very clean. We were one of only a few campers in this campground. The last night we were the only ones, as even the hosts had left for the season. Most of our fellow campers were hunters. It was turkey season in mid-September. Each space has a picnic table and fire ring, so every night and several mornings we had our campfire. The nightly rate is $18, plus $6 daily fee for park use. This campground is not adjacent to the lake at all, but that was fine with us. We stayed about 5 days, visiting relatives and attending a tractor show in the surrounding area. There is a dump station at the exit, and water is available near the bathrooms. A very pleasant place to stay!
Wanted to stay at least 4 nights here, but left after three. Very close-to-your-neighbor sites; you can step on their sewer connection as you sit at your picnic table. The tent sites are in front as you come in, really distracting. Mosquitoes were too intense to enjoy sitting outside, as the park is adjacent to the river. Lots of children! A minuscule spot next to the garbage bins and the highway for walking dogs. Very busy place, staff was pleasant. Perhaps a better bet in the off season? We won't stay here again.
Very nice place! We originally were only going to stay a few days - found it so pleasant and well located that we stayed 11 days. We are traveling with a lab puppy - the only thing that could have been better here would be a dog run area. The owner and workampers were a pleasure, restrooms and laundry clean and the landscaping was very nice. Our site had a big grassy area with several trees. The long-termers are located to the east side of the park, and are seldom seen from the west side. Pool is small but clean, hot tub was fine, but not particularly hot. Walking distance to Red Barn Restaurant and just a couple of blocks off Hwy 50, but no road noise to speak of. We chose this over other campgrounds near the rivers as to cut down on the mosquitoes, and we enjoyed most evenings outdoors bug-free! Great location to explore Silverton, Ouray, Telluride, Grand Mesa, and the wine and fruit country to the north. We will definitely return!