Bandera's Bunkhouse, Cabins & Motel



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Banderas Bunkhouse with Gold medal Fishing, The Colorado Vacation Directory
Between Royal Gorge and Salida - Along the Arkansas River with Gold Medal Fishing
Banderas Bunkhouse pet friendly cabins and full kitchens, The Colorado Vacation Directory
Pet Friendly Wood-Paneled Western Cabins with Full Kitchens and Bathrooms


Banderas Bunkhouse with Full Bath, Coffee Pot, and WI-FI, The Colorado Vacation Directory
Motel Rooms with Full Bath, Coffee Pot, and WI-FI
Walk to the Arkansas River from Banderas Bunkhouse, The Colorado Vacation Directory
Meander to the Arkansas River -A Family Place

  • Cafe on-site
  • Free WI-FI
  • Pet Friendly
  • Shaded and Non-Shaded Sites
  • Big Rigs Welcome
  • Ice
  • Horse pens $10/horse
  • Refrigerator and Microwave available $5/each/night

Fishing the Arkansas River in the Beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Meander to the Arkansas River for some of the best fishing in Colorado. ADVENTURE EXCURSIONS: Guided float fishing trip -- can start and/or finish here at Bandera's. There are many local professional guide services. Or, bring your own river craft and launch from here onto the river. Make sure you have a Colorado Fishing license if you are over the age of 15.

BOOK TODAY the first weekend in June is Colorado's FREE FISHING WEEKEND!


LOCATION: Bandera's Bunkhouse, Cabins & Motel is on Highway 50 between Salida and the Royal Gorge; 10281 Highway 50, Howard CO 81233.




  • Lodging Open Dates: 4/15 to 9/7

  • Nightly Lodging Rates On-Season: Range from $60 to $130
  • Weekly Lodging Rates On-Season: Range from $357 to $728
  • Monthly Rates Available: Yes, call for details.

  • About Smoking: All non smoking units.
  • Cabins/Cottages with Cooking Facilities: 2
  • Lodge Rooms without Cooking Facilities: 1
  • Motel/Hotel Rooms without Cooking Facilities: 7
  • Adjoining rooms/units: Some units.
  • Air Conditioning: Most units.
  • Units with Queen Beds: Some units.

  • Internet Access in Units: All units.
  • Internet Access at No Additional Fee: Through Wi-Fi wireless. Through High-Speed wired.

  • Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Groups.

  • Camping Open Dates: 4/15 to 9/7
  • Along a Highway: Easy access for quick and convenient RVing along Interstate or State Highways.

  • Tent Camping Rates: $32 a night for two people.
  • RV Camping Rates: $34 a night for two people.
  • Additional Person Rate: Adult: $5. Kids free under the age of 5.
  • Weekly RV Camping Rates On-Season: $202.00 for two people.
  • Monthly RV Site Rates (Metered Electricity) On-Season: $420.00 for two people.

  • RV Sites: 16
  • Tent Sites: 20
  • Separate Tenting Area: Yes
  • Total Sites: 36
  • Full Hookups: 16 sites with water, electric and sewer.
  • 50 Amp Hookups: 10 sites with 50 amp electrical service.
  • Long RV Sites 45+ Feet: 16 RV sites are 45 feet or longer.
  • RV Sites Wide Enough for Slideout(s): 16
  • Separate Group Camping Area: Yes

  • Elevation: 6800 feet above sea level.
  • Region: Royal Gorge Area - South Central, Colorado
  • Region: Salida - South Central, Colorado
  • Map Location: Property Location Map
  • Location: Away from Town, but close to a community convenience store and restaurant.
  • Setting: Mountain views. Waterfront setting along a river, stream or creek. Country feel. Ranch setting.
  • Restaurant: On site.
  • Meals Regularly Served: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • On-Property in Central Area for Guests to Use: Central Area for OPEN Campfires. (If no local fire bans are active.)
  • Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card.

  • Pets in Lodging: Some pets are allowed in private rental units. There may be a fee or a deposit. Make advance arrangements
  • Pets at Campground & RV Park: Pets are allowed at campsites for no additional cost. Well-behaved dogs or cats are allowed on a leash outdoors while their owners are on-site.
  • Kennel (sitting service for your pet) Available: Walking Distance (within 1 block).
  • Pet Park (leash free zone): 15 minutes drive.
  • Vet Services: Walking Distance (within 1 block).

  • Guest's Horses Welcome (call for availability): You may bring your horse.
  • Individual Horse Run/Pen: On site.
  • Horse Trailer Parking: On site.
  • Horse Trails: 5 minutes drive to trailhead.

  • Phone: No phones.
  • Fax Machine: Available.
  • Internet Cafe: On site.

  • Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Weddings. Elopements. Retreat.
  • Group Meeting Area: Outdoor area.
  • Central Area for OPEN Campfires: Yes. (If no local fire bans are active.)
  • Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in COVERED Outdoor Picnic Area: 100
  • Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in Outdoor Open Picnic Area: 100
  • Maximum # of Lodging Guests with a Group: 35
  • Maximum # of Camping Sites with a Group: 50
  • Your Host will Cater or Arrange Meals with Advance Arrangements: Yes
  • Your Host will Provide Wedding Planning Help: Yes


  • National Park OR Monument: 90 minutes drive.
  • National Forests & BLM Lands: 5 minutes drive.
  • State Parks: 5 minutes drive.
  • Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: 20 minutes drive.
  • Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: 20 minutes drive to the scenic byway.
  • Designated Hiking Trails: 15 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Museum: 20 minutes drive.
  • Hot Mineral Springs: 20 minutes drive.
  • Golf Course: 20 minutes drive.
  • Movie Theater: 20 minutes drive.
  • Art Gallery: 20 minutes drive.
  • Restaurant(s): On site.
  • Internet Cafe: On site.
  • Wine Tours OR Tasting: 20 minutes drive.
  • Casino Gambling: 80 minutes drive.

  • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
  • Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: 20 minutes drive.
  • Guided Fishing Trips (Licensed): Wade Fishing. Float Fishing. Lake Fishing.
  • Fly Shop: 15 minutes drive.
  • Boat Rentals: Canoe, Raft, Row, Paddle &/or Motor: 20 minutes drive.
  • Paddle Shop: 20 minutes drive.
  • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: 20 minutes drive.
  • Kayaking Rentals: 20 minutes drive.
  • Designated Whitewater Park (Kayak, Canoe): 20 minutes drive.
  • Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): 20 minutes drive.
  • Jeep Trails: 5 minute drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • Jeep Rentals: 20 minutes drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • Jeep Tours: 20 minute drive (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • 4-Wheel Drive Sales & Services: 20 minutes drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Trails: 5 minute drive.
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Rentals: 20 minute drive.
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Tours: 20 minute drive.
  • ATV Sales & Services: 20 minutes drive.
  • Tourist Train Rides: 45 minutes drive.
  • Mine Tours: 15 minutes drive.
  • Historic/Cultural Tours: 20 minute drive.
  • Mountain Bike Trails: 5 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Bike Path: 20 minutes drive.
  • Bicycle Shop: 20 minutes drive.
  • Waterfall Trails: 20 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Performing Arts Theatre: 20 minutes drive.
  • Cowboy Supper & Show: On site.
  • Mini Golf: 20 minutes drive.

  • Hunting in Area: 5 minutes drive.
  • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 86, 57, 58, 56, 82,

  • Downhill/Snowboarding Ski Area: 45 minutes drive.
  • Cross Country Skiing Trails: 15 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Snowshoe Trails: 15 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Snowmobile Rentals: 20 minutes drive.
  • Snowmobile Sales & Services: 20 minutes drive.

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