MoonStream Vintage Campground

(64) Reviews

$35.00 USD per night, starting at.

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16893 County Road 338, Buena Vista, CO, 81211

**Please note: our bathhouse is still under construction! We anticipate bathrooms and showers to be open by mid-summer, but we can't guarantee a date! Please make sure your rig's own bathroom is good to go. Thanks! **


MoonStream Vintage Campground offers a unique camping / glamping experience at the base of the mountains in beautiful Buena Vista, Colorado. Come stay just minutes away from all of the hiking, biking, rafting, snow-shoeing and snowmobiling that the Collegiate Peaks and the San Isabel National Forest have to offer. We have boutique RV sites and in-place Airstream staycations available nightly, weekly, or monthly. All of our sites have full hook-ups, with their own fire rings, picnic tables, and incredible views - yet we offer something different from the typical RV Park: spacious sites set back from your neighbors, free wifi to all sites, quiet creekside pathways and picnic areas for your enjoyment, and two large communal fire pits for all of your ‘mallow-roasting and campfire singalong needs. We pride ourselves on creating a camping experience like that from days gone by - emphasizing community, comfort, and outdoor enjoyment above all. While we don’t offer such amenities as cable TV or laundry, we hope you’ll appreciate the unique magic of MoonStream's vintage camp experience!


Area Tips

MoonStream Vintage Campground is located at the base of Cottonwood Pass just 5 minutes west of Buena Vista, CO.

The Arkansas River, just minutes to the east, offers some of the best whitewater in the country. Check out our friends at The Adventure Company ( for all your river adventures.

With the 4-mile Recreation Area just east of the Arkansas River and numerous other mountain-top routes to the west, we are a mountain biker's and off-roader's paradise. And in the winter time, Cottonwood Pass closes to automobiles and opens up to snowmobiles.

To wind down, Cottonwood Hot Springs is just 5 minutes to the west, and Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort is 15 minutes to the south. Cottonwood Lake (no motors allowed), 15 minutes up the pass, has great fishing – though we’ve caught brown trout in the creek right here on the property.

Numerous hiking trails - including the Continental Divide Trail and the Colorado Trail - can be accessed just minutes away up Cottonwood Pass, and there are trailheads for thirteen Fourteeners within a 45-minute drive (Mt. Princeton's 14,197' summit is under 4 hours from your campsite...if you hustle). In the winter, there are endless opportunities for backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. If you're into backcountry skiing or splitboarding, or want to try it out for the first time, get in touch with Buena Vista Mountain Adventures (

Upon your return to civilization, check out the bars, restaurants, and shops on Main Street or South Main in Buena Vista, or catch a showing at the Comanche Drive-In Theater just a few hundred yards up the road.

We think the best food in the valley is 50 Burger down in Salida, but if you’re looking to stay a little closer, we think Buena Vista’s best meal can be found at Wesley & Rose at the Surf Hotel. And for a night out, the Deerhammer Distillery on Main Street and Eddyline Brewery across from the library are super cool spots.

Last Updated: 05/23/2024

Airstream (Pet Friendly)

Long Teal Sally is a gem! A 1975 Airstream Argosy with full hook ups, including a full bathroom and kitchen. Equipped with a queen sized memory foam bed, as well as a convertible couch. Linens are provided. Enjoy sitting outside in the adirondack chairs next to the fire ring, and bring your pup for camping memories!

Pet Friendly, Only dogs allowed! 2 Dogs included with a $30 fee.

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Long Teal Sally $130.00 Choose Your Site
Airstream (Pet-Friendly)

Come stay at the BlueBelle! A 1994 Airstream Excella with full hook ups, including a full bathroom and kitchen. Equipped with a king sized bed, as well as a convertible couch. Linens are provided. Enjoy sitting outside in the adirondack chairs next to the fire ring for some amazing views! 

Pet Friendly, Only dogs allowed! 2 Dogs included with a $30 fee.

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BlueBelle $130.00 Choose Your Site
RV Sites

All our sites offer full hook-ups and free wifi! Enjoy a meal and relax around a fire at your own spacious site, have a picnic and peaceful walk down through the creekside picnic area, or meet some of your fellow campers at the communal fire pit in the center of the park.

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Full Hook Up 30 Amp $40.00 $270.00 $600.00 See More Choose Your Site
Full Hook Up 50/30 Amp $45.00 $300.00 $650.00 See More Choose Your Site
RV or Snowmobile Trailer Parking

We have 5 large parking spots available for RVs, Snowmobile Trailers, or any Toy Haulers you may want to leave up in the mountains for the season. No hook ups are provided in these spots, and unfortunately, dry camping in them is not permitted by the County.

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Parking $25.00 $100.00 $300.00 See More Choose Your Site
Truck Camper, Van, or Small Motorhome

This site is only big enough for truck campers, vans, or small motorhomes. The space is literally 25' long by 8' wide. There is a picnic table and fire ring, and also a 1977 Airstream Excella that we are in the process of renovating. Until the Airstream is complete, we figured we'd open up the parking spot to small rigs looking for hookups in the valley.

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Truck Camper, Van, or Small Motorhome $35.00 $210.00 Choose Your Site

Quiet Hours

Quiet hours are from 10pm to 7am. Turn off any outdoor lights when you’ve gone to bed, or after 10pm.

Pet Rules

Keep your dog on a leash at all times. Please pick up and dispose of all dog poop in trash cans. Do not leave dogs unattended outside of your RV or vehicle. Cats are NOT allowed in our pet friendly Airstream.

Cleanliness and Consideration

Please respect our park and its surroundings! Respect the wildlife - do not approach, chase, feed, etc. Food (including dog food) must not be kept outside. Separate trash and recycling in appropriate receptacles. Smoking allowed only at your own campsite. Put out butts completely and throw away. Please use pathways – do not walk through others’ campsites.

Traffic Rules

Traffic on our campground road is one-way. Please mind our 5mph speed limit.


Parking is limited to your own campsite – please no parking on the campground road nor on the county road. We have additional parking that you are able to reserve online or directly with the campground.

Fire Rules

Please check our signs for campfire restrictions. Campfires allowed only in designated fire rings. Never leave a campfire unattended, and put out dead.

Creekside Area Rules

This is a wild, riparian area intended for enjoyment and relaxation for all. Please respect your neighbors, fellow campers, and especially the wildlife. Hours are from dawn to dusk. Picnic areas are provided for your enjoyment - please keep them clean! For the sake of the wildlife and our neighboring domestic animals, dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Please pick up and dispose of all dog poop in trash cans. Please keep noise to a minimum. No amplified music. Dispose of all trash in provided containers. Absolutely NO smoking at the creek. Restrooms are not provided. Please go up top at the campground, not down here.

16893 County Road 338, Buena Vista, CO, 81211
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Overall Rating: 4.8

Dustin Foreman

Nice sites. Good price. Nice owners.

Jarrod S

MoonStream is the real deal. There's nothing else like it around.

Charles Thomas

Pleasant. Well maintained.

Deborah Guccione

Nice campground. Great location. Owner was very friendly and helpful.

John DuRussel

Really great location, nice grounds, blue belle was very clean, plumbed for sewer and water so no problem using the toilet, hot shower, and sinks. Heat and stove were nice as well! Thank you!

Nancy Yerger

We had another fabulous weekend... Moonstream vintage campground is our favorite place to stay when we come to Buena Vista. The location, the comfort of the airstream trailers is absolutely phenomenal! Would love to come back every weekend! We will see you again...

Diane Wilkins

Cute little place, the owner came over to greet us when we arrived. I was very surprised to see all the tiny homes (8) on their property. From what I could tell there were only 3, maybe 4 spaces for RV's.

Darren Slattery

Really special spot. Only 3-4 RV sites plus the "cabins." Views are pretty nice. Best part is full power, water, sewer, 2 minutes to town. super convenient.

Tallis Boyd

Beautiful setting, Blue Belle was a gem, hosts very responsive and helpful.

Brunella Roncetti

Beautiful campground! My family and I had such a great time at MoonStream Vintade Campground. The host is very accomodating, friendly and have really good taste, the campground is amazing! We walked every day to the creek and it was so relaxing and peaceful. I recommend this place 10/10!

Karen Sue Timson

Love the shady area down by the creek! The owners are very kind and concerned with guests comfort. The camp is also very friendly and feels safe.

Julie Goldammer

Step back in time and enjoy a rustic slice of Colorado mountains in the middle of the Collegiate Peaks area. We enjoyed the quaint "village" concept of this smaller campground. There's a mix of RV sites, tiny homes and fixed vintage RV's for rent. Each site has a fire ring, outdoor seating and full hookups. They offer firewood for sale and are building out a bath house. The property is quiet and spacious with views galore. Don't miss the pathway down to the river where you will find a relaxing place (or many) to sit or explore. The owners are lovely. And you can't beat the location close to the historic downtown of Buena Vista, hiking, nearby hot springs, and the Arkansas River. We would definitely stay here again.

Casey Elliott

This place is great. Pros... the creek/river running through the edge of the property is so relaxing and beautiful. It is a small campground which makes it peaceful. The owners are so kind and attentive to their guests needs. It will be nice when the bathroom is completed.

Kristi Cooke

Great family owned place, very friendly and helpful. Perfect for home base to all the outdoorsy things, but still very close to town. Thank you for the hospitality!

Kathryn Coressel

Outstanding views of Collegiate Peaks! Owners are so kind and thoughtful. They truly care about their facility and want to ensure one has the best experience! The stream is a HUGE bonus. The paths to the stream are excellently maintained. There are lots of chairs, benches etc, so you can sit and enjoy the stream. We will be back!!

Kirstie Tudor

This was our second time staying in Long Teal Sally at Moonstream and we had an awesome time! This year we had our baby with us and having the amenities that the campground offers makes camping a breeze with a baby. The town of BV is also super cute and there is a ton of outdoor activities nearby.

Kurt Hollasch

Lovely place with great views. We enjoyed having the private/direct access to the Cottonwood Creek. We already booked to come back in September.


Beautiful accommodations by just a short walk to the river for sitting by fire pit or just relaxing by the river - dogs loved the short morning walks. Would stay again there if in the Buena Vista area.

John Thigpen

the best. reasonable rates. nice setting. pleasant stay

Melanie Peschel

If you've been to Buena Vista you know that rocks and boulders, some really huge are abundant! It turns out that they can be used to make a very artistic and fun to explore RV Park! From tiny homes you can book a stay in to rv sites, a path that leads to the running river with all you need to enjoy an hour or two relaxing or playing corn hole, and really fantastic hosts, this rv park is a destination spot. Patrick, the owner, even offered to come and see if he could fix my new hot water heater when it stopped making hot water. It turned out to be just a fuse...🥳. This park is not a big operation which makes it a great mountain retreat. I very much recommend and thanks to the hosts for accommodating me when I needed a couple extra days over my reservation because my site at my next stop was undergoing water tap replacement! That was so kind.