Ways to Stay

Covered Wagons, RV Sites, Rustic Cabin & Tent Sites

Your Adventure Dreams Come True

Ever since 1990, the Silver Thread Byway has been pleasing adventurous family vacationers with its fresh air, scenic mountain environment, and fascinating cultural history. Silver Thread Basecamp, your gateway to the Byway, is open May 1 – October 31 when the weather is pleasantly mild.

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RV Sites

Choose pull-thru or back-in sites

There is plenty of room for your big rig in our 50 pet-friendly, full hook-up sites. Drive on smooth gravel-paved roads through lush landscaping to get to your tree-shaded RV campsite. Some RV sites overlook the Rio Grande!

Your RV Reservation Includes All This…

  • Full hook-ups
  • 30/50-amp electric
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Trash pick-up
  • Level pads
  • Room for slide-outs
  • Free hi-speed WiFi
  • Free cable TV
  • Picnic table
  • Most sites have fire pits
  • Smooth, gravel-paved streets
  • Bark Park – we’re pet-friendly
  • Immaculate restrooms and showers
  • Beach & river access
  • Modern laundry facility
  • Use of all AMENITIES
  • Management office


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Tent Sites

Get close to nature

Pitch your tent and enjoy an all-natural stay under the trees in one of five dedicated tent sites. You’ll be near the facilities and have full use of all park amenities, as well as beach and river access.

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Rustic Cabin

Sleeps 4

Just like the cabins of the early settlers on the Silver Thread Byway this rustic cabin has electricity and does have a full-size bed and a set of twin bunks queen bed. Bring your own linens.

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Luxury Covered Wagons

Sleeps 4 to 6

Our glamping wagons come equipped with a queen bed and bunks to sleep 4-6. They are heated and air conditioned, have a microwave, refrigerator, coffee pot, and smart TV. They have a full bathroom with shower and come equipped with sheets and towels.

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Adventure Begins Here at Silver Thread Basecamp

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Silver Thread Basecamp
26359 Hwy 160 W
South Fork, CO 81154

(719) 873-5500

  • The duration of a reservation may not be shortened once confirmed
  • We cannot be held responsible for weather, illness, work schedules, or other situations; therefore, we do not issue refunds and this policy is enforced regardless of circumstance.
  • Advance reservations require a 2-night minimum.
  • July 4th and Labor Day holiday weekends require a 3-night minimum.
  • Walk-up reservations for single nights are available.
  • Additional guests (age 5+) carry an extra $6/night charge (maximum occupancies per site and per rental do apply, and, all ages count toward maximum occupancies).
  • Additional vehicles are $5/night.
  • Additional tents are $10/night (tents are not allowed at rental units).

RV and Tent site reservation deposits are eligible for a refund, minus a $75 cancellation fee, when a  cancellation is made, in writing, 30 or more days prior to the reservation start date. Between 30 and 7 days of the reservation start date, the deposit is non-refundable.
Guests who cancel within 7 days of the reservation start date will be charged the balance due for the entire stay. A credit might be available for use on a future reservation, under special circumstances. Please email us to see if your situation qualifies.
All cancellation requests and inquiries must be sent to info@silverthreadbasecamp.net

A 10% discount off of the daily rate for active and retired military and police. Please present identification at check-in to redeem your discount. Discount applies to only one site or rental per ID.

  • Due to insurance policy restrictions and at the discretion of Silver Thread Basecamp employees, we cannot allow the following dog breeds in the park: Pit bulls, American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Dobermans, Rottweilers, Chow-Chows, Presa Canarios, Wolf Hybrids, or any breeds that are a derivative of these breeds.
  • All pets should be kept on a leash and attended to at all times.
  • There is a maximum of 3 pets allowed at any campsite.

We strive to keep our park clean and family-friendly. We ask that you follow our guidelines to maintain a safe, clean, and fun environment.

  • Quiet Hours: 10:00 PM – 8:00 AM – no music and hushed voices outside; strictly enforced.
  • Keep music volume down to respect other guests around you.
  • Speed Limit: 5 MPH throughout the park
  • Public intoxication, profanity, and violence will not be tolerated and are grounds for removal.
  • One adult, 21+, must be present at your site or rental for the duration of your stay.
  • Vehicles must be registered with the office and display a valid pass.
  • Campfires must be contained within the fire pit or grill.
  • Fireworks, water balloons, cascarones and piñata’s are not allowed.
  • No smoking and no pets in rentals.

Please leave your site clean (or cleaner) as when you arrived.
Excessive litter on-site, or evidence of pets/smoking in rentals, is cause for additional cleaning fees. Review our full Campground Guidelines for more information.