Park Policies

Monarch Spur RV Park and Campground Rules
AKA: MSRV Park

Welcome to our campground.  For everyone’s safety and enjoyment please observe the following rules and regulations.  We appreciate your help in keeping our facility clean, neat and free from damage.

Afterhours needs- Ring the Doorbell at the office, or follow emergency notice posted on the door.  After Hours Emergency Contact Number 719-530-0341 (Emergency Use Only) 

All guests must follow the rules and regulations of the park.  Any situation not directly covered by the rules but deemed unsafe by a staff member will be addressed.  Decisions of any staff member are final pertaining to noise, campfires and other infringements of the campground rules or unsafe acts/conditions.  Disrespect of authority, property or other guests is grounds for camper removal. Monarch Spur RV Park and Campground reserves the right to amend rules at any time.

If you need to cancel your reservation, please call the park office during business hours.  We try to check our Emails on a regular basis but we can’t guarantee Emailed cancellations will be processed in a timely manner.  Guests that decide to leave early for whatever reason will forfeit payment for remainder of stay.  Reservation cannot be sold or transferred.

SPEED LIMIT 5 MPH. Children, chipmunks, and other pedestrians have the right-of-way. We take the 5 MPH speed limit very seriously, RVs are often right to the edge of the road and it only takes a second for a child, chipmunk, dog or other pedestrian to run out from behind one. If you can’t or won’t obey the 5 MPH speed limit you will want to find another park to visit. Speed limit applies to all wheeled vehicles.

Early Check-in: “Arrivals to the park” fees as follows. Our set 2:00 PM RV/Tent 4:00 PM Cabin Check-in time is to allow our Camp-host to do site maintenance and grounds work after check-out and before arrivals.
Early Arrivals will be charged $5.00/hr. RV/Tent and $10.00/Hr. Cabins from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Arrivals before 11:00 AM will be charged an additional night.

Late Check-in: If you arrive after 8:00 PM please stop at the office to pick up your welcome packet.  It will be located in the arrivals box at the front door. No arrivals are permitted after 10:00 PM. You must call in advance for approval on arrivals after 10:00 PM.

Late departures: Will be charged $5.00/hr. RV/Tent and $10.00/Hr. Cabins until 2:00 PM after which time an additional night will be charged.

Site/Date change fee:  There is a $5 administrative fee for all site/date change requests.

Refunds: Camping is an outdoor/all weather experience.  Once Checked-in, Guests that decide to leave early for whatever reason will forfeit payment for remainder of stay.

Sewer Connections: Thread-in Sewer Adapter required to dump in our septic! DO NOT dump without one! Do Not use a rubber donut or just stick your hose in the pipe!  Please leave your Black/Gray tank valves closed until you are ready to dump, this allows your chemical to do its job and cuts down on odors.

Quiet hours: 10:00 PM- 7:00 AM.  Children under 16 must return to their own site before 10:00 PM.  During this time voices, activity and other noises must be kept to a minimum.  Please be aware that normal speaking voices can carry.  Outside radios and TVs should be turned off. If you must leave early do not disturb your neighbors.  

Cell Phones: We are located literally in the Heart of the Rocky Mtns. your cell phone probably wont work at the park! (GASP!) Believe it or not you will live without your phone! (And after a day of cravings and the shakes probably enjoy it very much) There is Verizon and AT&T service about a mile back towards Salida.

WiFi: We have free WiFi throughout the RV sites, Cabins and a few tent sites. Our ISP limits our bandwidth however so in consideration of others, there is no gaming, streaming or other high data usage activities allowed. If you abuse bandwidth our system will block your device. If you are staying long-term we recommend you procure your own internet service.

TV Reception: Again, We are located literally in the Heart of the Rocky Mtns. There are no over the air channels nor do we have cable TV. Both Dish and Direct TV work very well in the park if you have your own mobile dish.

Occupancy: Maximum of 4 people allowed (included registered guests and visitors) per RV site at any given time. If any additional guest or children are staying the night please notify the office as its $3 per additional guest per night. As our tent sites are very large, rates are based on number of tents and number of people. Maximum of 6 people allowed in Cabins.

Vehicles and Trailers: You are permitted one RV and two vehicles per site.  Tents on the RV site require prior approval and are charged regular tent site rates. Pop-up trailers on select tent sites also require prior approval and will be charged appropriately. Vehicles and trailers that do not fit completely on your site must be parked in the overflow parking area. Do not park in another site, or on the road. Each registered guest and visitor must display their parking pass. 

Visitor Policy: All persons not registered to a site at check-in are considered visitors. They must register at the office before entering the park.  There isn’t a charge for daytime visitors.  Registered campers are responsible for their guests and will be held financially responsible for any damage to the property.

If you plan a trip into the mountains, let us know where you are going, and when you plan to return. Search & Rescue is not uncommon in this area. We need to know where and when to look.

Prohibited: Do not hang dog runs/leashes or clotheslines on trees. No Dumping of any grill drippings/grease onto the grounds or in fire pits. No Generators, Overnight use of any kind of outside lighting in consideration of other guest, No Disorderly behavior, No Walking through other people’s sites, Absolutely No Hot Grills on plastic picnic tables, No digging, Stakes, etc on sites (except tent stakes). Do not put nails in trees, carve on trees or cause any other damage to trees. No liquid waste of any kind may be dumped on the ground or in dumpsters. 

Do Not pull vehicles onto tent sites! Grass is extremely difficult to grow at this altitude! With Prior approval select tent sites will accommodate a Pop-up camper and will be charged accordingly.

Camper/RV: Washing of RVs or vehicles is not permitted, except by permission of Manager for mobile RV wash that brings their own water etc.

General Housekeeping: Please keep your campsite clean during your stay and leave the campsite in the same or better condition than you found it in when you arrived.

Children: All parents/caregivers are responsible for appropriate behavior of their children.  Be aware of where your children are and what they are doing at all times.  Parents/guardians will be financially liable for damages caused by their children.  Minor children under 16 years of age must not leave their campsite after 10:00 PM unless accompanied by a parent.  Your children must be supervised at all times. Children are not allowed at another resident’s site unless they were invited.  Parents, please make your children aware of these rules. Disregard for campground rules, causing dissension among other campers, or conduct deemed improper by the management is cause for immediate eviction without notice or refund.

Shower-house/Laundry: Please help us keep the restrooms and shower-houses clean and ready to use by others by picking up after yourself.  If there is water in the floor after your shower, please clean up after yourself.  Young children are not allowed in the restrooms or laundry without an adult present.  No pets allowed in the Shower-house. Do not take any trash to the Shower-house/Laundry, all trash is to be put in the Bear-proof dumpsters.

Bicycle: Ride only on roadways and trails. Do not ride after dusk without proper lighting.

Golf carts, Dirt Bikes, ATV/UTVs (hereafter called UTV): Must be registered at check-in.  All operators must be 16 years old and possess a state issued driver’s license or have a parent/guardian on board.  UTVs must have proof of liability insurance and be shown with a minimum of $100,000 in personal injury and property damage held on the UTV.  All UTV must be properly lit after dark.  Separate UTV Policies sheet must be signed. There are lots of UTV trails nearby, but non that can be accessed directly from the park. You must haul your UTV.

Laundry facilities: Do not leave laundry unattended. Please clean washers and dryers and remove all lint etc. when finished.

Garbage: ABSOLUTELY no trash bags left outside of camping units at night. The Bears, Raccoons, etc love to destroy the trash at night. Please keep your site tidy.  Only household generated garbage in plastic bags should be placed in the dumpster. If lid won’t close securely, use another dumpster. Absolutely no trash left on top of or beside the dumpsters.  No hazardous or flammable items are to be thrown into the dumpster, including ash from grills, cigarettes, etc.  

PLEASE DO NOT LITTER- this includes cigarette butts. If management must clean your site, there will be a $35 charge.

Thou shalt not pick the flowers, or cut any trees.

Please notify us of any problem with the facility.

Our neighbors include bears, elk, deer, moose, cougars, coyotes, water snakes (they are not poisonous) and more. They were here first – DON’T KILL THEM.

Laundry Room Sink: Dish washing sink in Laundry Room. You may use the sink in the Laundry Room to clean your fish, do not let any guts go down the drain, bag all guts etc. and dispose of them in the bear proof dumpsters. Please clean up after yourself and leave the sink ready for the next person.

Campfires:  Please be responsible when having a campfire and keep campfires contained to the fire pit only. Fire wood is for sale at the office, no gathering of wood is allowed. Campfires should be extinguished before retiring for the night and should never be left unattended.  Fire pits are not to be used for garbage cans – only newspaper, kindling and firewood should be placed or burned in the fire pit. 

Alcohol & Drugs: Absolutely no public display.  Please keep it contained in a koozie or cup.  At Monarch Spur RV Park and Campground we strive to make yours the best camping experience possible.  We have chosen to designate our park a drug free area.  The use of any recreational drugs, legal or otherwise, will result in an early departure for the offenders. 

Smoking: No smoking in any of the park buildings.  Help keep our park clean by using the receptacles instead of dropping the butts on the ground. 

Pets: Pets are welcome but we do ask that you follow these rules for the safety of all guests. Maximum of 2 pets per guest. $35.00 pet fee required for pets in cabins.  Pets must be kept on a leash at all times when outside of RV or Camping Unit.  Pets are not to be left unattended and must be kept in your unit after dark. Only small, compact fences allowed, and must remain in your site. Do not hang dog runs/leashes on trees.  Even if you feel your pet doesn’t need to be on a leash, we ask that you do so at all times. Our insurance requires it for the park. Pets cannot be left outside when owners are away from site or park, nor may they be left inside RV if they are excessive barkers.  Excessive barking, growling, or any aggressive behavior will not be allowed. Noisy pets, failure to keep your pet on a leash, or failure to pick up after your pet could result in a request to remove your pet from the premises.  If your pet is not under control, you may be asked to leave the park without a refund.  Aggressive pets will not be tolerated and will be required to leave the premises.  Pets must be current on all vaccines.  There are three pet stations located around the park.  Picking up your dog’s waste immediately is mandatory. 

RV site Boundaries: RV site boundaries are utility pedestal to utility pedestal.  Please respect other campers’ sites and refrain from crossing others’ campsites.  Please stay on roads and designated trails throughout the grounds.  This is a family friendly park.  Campers’ activities shall not interfere with other Campers’ use and quiet enjoyment of their site.  Disturbing others, disorderly conduct, fighting or obscene language may result in eviction.

CAUTION: Please enter the campsite with safety and caution. Damages to MSRV Park property is the financial responsibility of the registered guest. 

Accidents/Incidents: Must be reported to management and have a report filed no later than 24 hours after occurrence. 

Electric Pedestals: Charging of electric vehicles is prohibited in the park.  Except monthly reservations or golf carts.  Please make sure you are unplugged before driving off.

Vendors: No sale or solicitation of any product. 

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Monarch Spur RV Park and Campground is privately owned.  MSRV Park and it’s agents, employees, and representatives will not be responsible for and assumes no liability in the event of loss due to fire, theft, accidents, Acts of God, or any other loss whether it may be injury or loss of property.  Management also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and to evict without prior notice anyone who creates a disturbance, nuisance, or deliberately breaks any of the parks policies.  Eviction will be immediate and without any reimbursement of camping fees. 

The Campground cannot be responsible for injury or damage due to wind, water, fire or the negligence of you or others.  Some of these rules were made by our insurance carrier, some by the state of CO, some by our attorney, and some by management.  They were made for your safety, and to ensure the enjoyment of your camping experience.  

All information and rates are subject to change without notice.

Thank you for choosing MSRV Park and have a magnificent stay.

 

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