cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
This is a first class facility. It is quiet at nite. The spots are roomy. The park is spotless. The owners have done a ?????? great job making for a good experience at Ancient Cedars! We didn't use the restroom or laundry facilities, but are sure they are on par with the rest of the park. We will be sure to stay at the park again. They are just outside the gate to Mesa Verde N.P. What a great combination!
Sites are too narrow! Sites were designed for small travel trailers. Sites are not level. Was not impressed with the management. Made me checkout on time even though I had a flat tire on my tow dolly. Couldn't even let me park off to the side until I could get help. There was a large dog area for exercising the dogs off-leash and a nice store.
Showers are limited to 5 minutes or you will be scolded and told to get out. Signs are posted in the bathroom and shower area clearly saying 5 minute showers. We did not know this before checking in or we would have picked a different park. We need 10 to 15 minutes to shower adequately.
Most sites have no to little shade even with a premium site. Space between sites is the with of a picnicking table. Although some sites do have grass between them not all do. Internet although available is poor at the sites and we used our own jet pack wile in the park. You can use your computer at the main building and get internet there.
The pool area was clean and adiquate. They have a family hot tub and a adults only hot tub. They have a game room with a large tv and microwave.
Sites do not have fire rings but they are available for rent on a daily basis.
They have a well stocked freezer of
Ice cream and steaks and a nice camp store.
Biggest appeal is the national park is across the street. Would not stay again, we will drive for the cost of staying here and the lack of shower access.
Spent a month in this heaven. Looking out kitchen window at the Sleeping Ute is amazing. I chose this campground after one conversation with the owner. I have not been disappointed. Owners are on site working on grounds every day. Clean, and family friendly. Great little store and the laundry is sparkling. Nicely located between Mancos and Cortez and Durango is a short ride also.
Location to The cliff dwellings was WALKING DISTANCE! Overall the place is good. Roomy sites. However don't plan on using the showers if you have hair longer than you chin! My daughters who BOTH HAVE LONG HAIR were SCOLDED for taking a longer than 5 minute shower! I'm sorry but if you have long hair there is no way in hell it's gonna take 5 minutes to take ur shower! I have pixie cut hair and it took me just shy of 15 minutes to shower and that's not shaving or brushing my teethbin the shower either.
Stumbled across this excellent RV park on a recommendation from Mesa Verde National Park, (Arawak?) concessioners who informed me that their campground was not open but this one was right across the highway from the Park was and is very nice and quite convenient. We liked it so much we stayed 3 nights. Off season so very quite and beautiful views! We would highly reommend this RV park foe anyone who wants to spend time in the Cortez, Mesa Verde Park, Durango area. Some great indian ruins in that area over 1000 years old!
Small campground, but nice spaces - mostly shaded. The view of Mesa Verde is beautiful. The staff was very friendly. We had a propane tank issue and they were very helpful. The kids enjoyed the pool and mini golf.
We stayed over Labor Day Weekend. The town considered this time frame to be off season, but the owners made us feel welcome. The owners suggested place to eat and things to do that were still open for the season. The facilities were nice with a homey woodsy feel.
Nice folks ,aim to please, they just purchased it recently and had done many upgrades. We used a water/elec only pull through site at a reasonable cost .Very close to Mesa Verde, actually a better campground than in the park, we checked it out later on our trip. Would have stayed longer but had to move on.
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Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
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This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
From Jct of US-160 & Mesa Verde Natl Pk exit, turn opposite of nat'l park entrance to frntg rd (N side of US-160), E 0.1 mi on frntg rd, follow camping signs (L)
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