Pleasant Valley RV Park of Howard


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Man relaxing in private shaded RV site along Arkansas river bank at Pleasant Valley RV Park of Howard in Colorado
RV Sites Along the Banks of the Arkansas River -- A Piece of Paradise -- In the Rocky Mountains -- Private Fishing Access

The Arkansas River runs next to PLEASANT VALLEY RV PARK offering great fishing; enjoy one-mile of private river access.

FULL HOOKUP RV SITES: Level sites with grass, 50amp full hookups, pull-thrus and picnic table. Some are along the river. Complimentary WiFi.

CAMPGROUND AMENITIES: For the comfort of our guests, we offer showers, horseshoes, covered gazebo and fenced yard with flagstone patio, beach area with chairs, community cover porch and a bark park. Propane firepits area allowed. AT&T has the best cell reception.

FISHING RETREAT CABIN: Vacation in our 1-Bedroom, 1-bath cabin with dining nook, full kitchen, living room and deck.

ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATIONS: 3 lodge rooms each is a single bedroom with shared living room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Rent 1 room of the full Loft.

MAKE PLEASANT VALLEY YOUR BASE CAMP: An easy 20 minutes west of Salida's golf course, hot springs swimming pool, bowling alley, groceries, health center, gift shops, art galleries, antiques and restaurants.

Many of our happy guests are repeat campers coming back month after month, summer after summer, and year after year.

LOCATION: In the south central Rocky Mountains of Colorado; two hours from Colorado Springs and three hours from Denver. The RV Park is 14 miles East of Salida and 44 miles West of Canon City. 1/3-mile off US Highway 50 between milepost markers 235 and 236.

ADDRESS: 0018 County Road 47, Howard CO 81233

Call for Monthly rates.

Reservations during summer months are highly recommended.

PHONE: 719-942-3484 -- For Current Rates and Availability; To Book Your Vacation: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.



  • Lodging Open Dates: All Year

Lodging Rates

  • Nightly Lodging Rates On-Season: Range from $65 to $125

Accommodation Description

  • Cabins/Cottages with Cooking Facilities: 1
  • Lodge Rooms without Cooking Facilities: 3

Technology In Units

  • Units with TV: Some units.
  • DVD Player in Units: Some units.


  • Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Groups.


  • Camping Open Dates: All Year
  • Along a Highway: Easy access for quick and convenient RVing along Interstate or State Highways.

Camping Rates

  • RV Camping Rates: Range from $45 to $65 a night for two people.

Site Description

  • RV Sites: 56
  • Total Sites: 56
  • Full Hookups: 56 sites with water, electric and sewer.
  • 50 Amp Hookups: 56 sites with 50 amp electrical service.
  • Long RV Sites 45+ Feet: 56 RV sites are 45 feet or longer.
  • Pull-Thru Sites: 27
  • RV Sites Wide Enough for Slideout(s): 56
  • No Campfires Allowed: Thank you for understanding our property has a NO campfire policy.


  • Elevation: 6400 feet above sea level.
  • Region: Salida - South Central, Colorado
  • Location: Close to Town.
  • Setting: Mountain views. Waterfront setting along a river, stream or creek. Adjoins public lands. Country feel. Forested.
  • On-Property in Central Area for Guests to Use: Laundry Area (washers and dryers).
  • Kid's Play Structure: On site.
  • Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card. American Express.

Pet Policies

  • Pets at Campground & RV Park: There are pet restrictions, please call and make prior arrangements.
  • Pet Park (leash free zone): On site.
  • Vet Services: Walking Distance (within 1 block).

Technology For Guests To Use In a Common Area

  • WI-FI Wireless Internet: Available free.


  • Group Meeting Area: Indoor room and outdoor area.


    Primarily Year Round Activities

    • National Park OR Monument: 90 minutes drive.
    • National Forests & BLM Lands: Walking distance.
    • State Parks: 10 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): 2 minutes drive.
    • Wine Tours OR Tasting: 25 minutes drive.
    • Casino Gambling: 80 minutes drive.

    Primarily Summer Activities

    • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
    • Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: 30 minutes drive.
    • Paddle Shop: 20 minutes drive.
    • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: 20 minutes drive.
    • Kayaking Rentals: 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.
    • Mountain Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
    • Bike Path: 20 minutes drive.
    • Bicycle Shop: 20 minutes drive.
    • Performing Arts Theatre: 20 minutes drive.
    • Amusement Rides: 30 minutes drive.
    • Mini Golf: 30 minutes drive.


    • Hunting in Area: 15 minutes drive.
    • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 58, 86, 57, 691

    Winter Activities

    • Downhill/Snowboarding Ski Area: 60 minutes drive.
    • Snowmobile Rentals: 20 minutes drive.
    • Snowmobile Sales & Services: 20 minutes drive.

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