Welcome to Lightner Creek Campground in Durango, CO!
We are happy to announce that Lightner Creek Campground is under new family ownership. We are excited to meet you and look forward to helping you make your stay more enjoyable. Thank you from Marti, Aubre, Ashley, and Tom.
Lightner Creek Campground in Durango, Colorado is a family campground where you can relax in a variety of accommodations. Comprising 27 acres within a beautiful mountain setting, complete with a clear mountain stream, we offer rustic camper cabins, high-quality housekeeping cabins, tent sites, or a mix of sites where you can stay in the comfort of your own RV.
We are a full service campground with restrooms and showers, and many more amenities you will find relaxing while visiting the area. Be prepared to cook with charcoal or gas; we do not allow campfires at our park. Your pet is welcome at your campsite or in one of our Camper Cabins. Lightner Creek Campground hosts many families per season, and we can accommodate everyone; from tenters to RVs and cabins for those with no camping equipment. The paved county road off Hwy 160 W to our campground is well maintained, making the 1.5 mile drive easily accessible, regardless of what you are bringing. The drive to downtown Durango is a quick 5 miles.
Our mountain climate is ideal; cool average temperatures most evenings during the summer months. We are located at 7,200′ elevation, so our days can be t-shirt warm with evenings chilly enough for a sweatshirt. Enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the Durango area, including hiking, rock-climbing, mountain biking, zip-lining, fishing, river rafting, off-roading, shopping, dining and much more. There is so much to see and do in the 4 Corners area! If you are looking for a memorable vacation experience in Durango, look no further than Lightner Creek Campground!