‘Sunset Magazine’ Praises Colo. Campground

May 16, 2013 by   - () Comments Off on ‘Sunset Magazine’ Praises Colo. Campground


A group photo at the entrance to Sportsman’s Campground & Mountain Cabins in southwest Colorado.

Sportsman’s Campground & Mountain Cabins near Pagosa Springs, Colo., a member of Camp Colorado, the Colorado Campground & Lodging Owners Association (CCLOA) and the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC), won national attention last camping season in the pages of Sunset Magazine.

The campground didn’t go out seeking the attention but was happy to get it, owner Jon Reed said in an article in the current issue of CCLOA’s e-newsletter. “The vast majority of our business, 80% of it, is repeat people,” he said. Besides being a Camp Colorado member and getting listed in the Camp Colorado printed guide, on the Camp Colorado website and on the Camp Colorado mobile site, Reed also advertises on his local city website,

Sunset described Sportsman’s Campground as being in “quiet aspen country. … When light sparkles on the Piedra River, you know you’re in the right place. Dirt-road-only access adds to the seclusion.”

“At the Sportsman’s Campground, tent it or go cabin,” the magazine wrote. “Thirty-three campsites from $19, 7 cabins from $45; open May 20–Nov 15.”

The Sunset article featured “The West’s Best Camping” in a section called “Perfect campgrounds for amenities junkies.”

Camp Colorado’s mission is to be the voice of the Colorado RV park and campground industry by promoting the continued growth and success of our members as they provide a quality camping experience. Send us your contact information to get a download of our summer Camp Guide. Camp Colorado, also known as the Colorado Campground and Lodge Owners Association, is fully affiliated with National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds, also known as ARVC, meaning our members also gain important national benefits. To learn more about Camp Colorado and ARVC, call or email  Josh Keltner, the executive director.



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