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Sweetwater River Ranch

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying this place has a fabulous view of the river but that is the only nice thing I can say. The host at this park is terrible. He will come by every hour and micromanage every aspect of your stay. We arrived on a Sunday and was greeted by a wildfire that was several miles away....

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Been here twice in the last couple of months. Each time a great experience. Perfect location, beautiful spot right by the river, and great hosts. The individual spots for rv's are really good, and provided a nice amount of shade. Facilities are clean. What more could you want!

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Thank janet s
Cotopaxi, Colorado
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were here for a month. We are full time RV'rs and we have stayed in basic to luxury parks. This is one of the best. On the basic end of the scale but with the required amenities, like showers, bathrooms, general store, etc. The sites are either right on the river or close, within 50 yards max. They also...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I reviewed Sweetwater in 2013, said I loved it and would be glad to go back. So I've been back and it is still wonderful! I highly recommend it, especially if you like to fish, since the campground is right on the Arkansas River. And the drive between Canon City and Salida is lovely. Lots of fun things to do...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Could never complain about the view!!!!!! Facilities are small but clean and warm. The host on the other hand...... Is about as warm and fuzzy as a thistle. After a long haul from Georgia. We pulled in with our "new to us" RV (husband has been RVing his whole life). Informing him we need to do a small repair. Would...

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Joan N, Owner at Sweetwater River Ranch, responded to this review

We are sorry you felt rushed while doing your repairs. You arrived on Wednesday and on Friday the repairs were still not completed. The noise from your power tools was noticeable from a considerable distance. We explained that other guests would be arriving in the afternoon and asked that you please finish the repairs and put the tools away. The...

Reviewed 17 August 2015

It was a lovely, large spot right on the Arkansas River... had our own private little "beach"- but this is a REAL river an swift so NOT a place for kids to wade and splash. It would be a fisherperson heaven, and indeed I saw many taking advantage of the clear river and jumping fish. Very HOT and buggy here....

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Joan N, Owner at Sweetwater River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of our property! We hope to see you again.

Graham, Texas
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We booked from Saturday until Thursday we had a camping cabin and a deluxe cabin,had a great time the owners were wonderful and the fishing was great and location is beautiful!Can not wait till we go back because there is so much to do we could not do it all!John M.

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Joan N, Owner at Sweetwater River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed your sty with us and we hope to see you again next summer.

Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We spent a long weekend in the motel. The rooms were very clean and quaint. Beamed ceilings, log, frig and Microwave in room. The owners were extremely friendly and accommodating. The Arkansas river is just yards from the motel and there are picnic tables and a grill you can use. We loved the scenery and I cannot say enough wonderful...

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Joan N, Owner at Sweetwater River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of our property! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We love staying here! This is our second trip and we have a third one scheduled! Whether you want to stay in a tent or rent one of their cabins, you won't be disappointed. Right on the Arkansas river and beautiful sites. The tents are not secluded but the cabins (especially the Pioneer cabins) feel private. There are showers/bathrooms that...

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Joan N, Owner at Sweetwater River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We love to hear from return guests! We hope to see you again soon.

Trenton, Texas
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The owners were more than helpful and friendly. Location is beautiful! Not too far from several tourist areas, but location had a rural feel. Mountains and river in the area are beautiful. Would highly recommend the drive through the wet valley, ask the front desk for directions.

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Joan N, Owner at Sweetwater River Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate your kind words. Hope to see you again in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sweetwater is a tiny, family-owned motel/cabins/RV sites on the banks of the Arkansas River in central Colorado's Sangre de Cristo mountains. Guests choose Sweetwater to escape, relax, and renew. It is simple, rustic, friendly, and charming. Guests become friends and join a community of people who enjoy relaxing next to the river. The pictures tell the story. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sweetwater River Ranch

Address: 24871 US Highway 50, Texas Creek, Cotopaxi, CO 81223-9605
Region: United States > Colorado > Cotopaxi
Price Range: $94 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Most rv sites are riverview and tent sites across the river. Be aware of traffic noise!!”
rae1191, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any RV site in the first row is right on the river.”
Esc_CA_native, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The motel rooms are good but there are also basic camp cabins and primitive pioneer cabins for the adventurous.”
fiberopnw, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You won't spend much time in your room as there is so much to explore in the area but rent a cabin facing the river for a romantic weekend.”
pls681, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“go down the street to the KOA - way better value for the same money”
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