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Falcon Meadow RV Campground is located in Falcon, Colorado. Situated on 10 acres of land, the property has 60 total sites available for reservation. The campground strives to offer a safe and comfortable environment for those visiting the park. As such, guests can bring their pets to the campground for no additional charge, however, pet owners are expected to clean up after their dogs and keep them on a leash. The campground has undergone several changes over the years, including the upgrade to a city sewer system, which has allowed for the addition of 15-20 new sites. There are plans to upgrade to a city water system as well. With regard to nearby attractions, people can visit Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Royal Gorge, and various museums in Colorado Springs.
The campground is located in Falcon, Colorado in an area that encompasses a mix of rural, residential, and open fields.
The campground has a total of 60 RV sites to offer for its patrons, which include a mix of back-in and pull-through spaces. It should also be noted that sites 12 and 13 are designated as premium spaces. These premium sites are located along the back of the campground away from the highway, and they exhibit a view of Pikes Peak, according to one of the managers, Parker. Regardless of whether visitors reserve a premium or a standard site, every space comes with a picnic table and two outdoor chairs. Throughout the campground, the roads are mostly gravel and dirt, and there are a variety of trees and grassy areas on the grounds as well. The property is approximately 10 acres and has a number of trees, though not all sites have shade.
In addition to the RV and tent sites, the campground has a dog park, walking trails, a park for kids, and a laundry facility. The bathrooms have showers, and they are for the exclusive use of campers. There is also a convenience store and gas station at the front of the campground that sells snacks, food, and camping essentials. One popular feature on the property, according to Parker, is the community fire pit with seating for guests.
The manager remarks that typically people use their campground as a landing pad while they explore the attractions in the surrounding area. The campground is located on the outskirts of the town of Falcon, and Parker explains that this makes it "a good location for exploring nearby attractions," such as Pikes Peak, the Air Force Academy, and the Pikes Peak Cog Railway. For those who are looking to visit the local food scene, the staff recommends Guadalajara, a Mexican restaurant in Falcon, and Mis Tres Amores, a Mexican food truck.
Parker, one of the managers, remarks that they intend to create "a relaxed and easy-going atmosphere" at the campground, but they do enforce a few policies. Visitors are responsible for picking up after their pets and keeping them on a leash. In a further effort to keep the park clean, guests must pick up their cigarette butts after smoking. The park also enforces quiet hours from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. in an attempt to create a quiet atmosphere.
The property is open year-round, and its busiest season most commonly occurs in summer. Parker says that during this time, they have many people coming in for graduation events and other summer activities. The demographic of guests is mostly older couples, but they do see younger couples and families as well. The campground takes pride in the repeat customers who "appreciate the friendly staff and quiet atmosphere," Parker mentions. One visitor commented in a review after staying at the park: "This is a nice, well-maintained campground close to Colorado Springs. The staff is awesome, and they always go the extra mile to make things work."
Several guests have commented on "the staff who try to go out of their way to make visitors feel welcome and comfortable during their stay," explains Parker. Parker shares that he enjoys meeting people from all over the world and learning about their experiences. While they are working on upgrading from well water to city water, the park's main goal is to keep everyone happy and to maintain a nice and easy environment. The manager remarks that as a staff, they strive to treat everyone like family when they stay at the establishment.
Falcon Meadow RV Campground is a family-owned business that has been around since 1959. The property was originally a farm before it was converted into a campground that only allowed tents. Gerald Ozburn was the one who originally bought the property and converted it into a campground. He then passed it down to his son, Jim Ozburn, and his wife, Dee. The next in line to own the park is David Ozburn and his son Parker—the current manager of the business. Parker mentions that the campground has stayed in their family for a long time and that one thing he loves about his job is working with family.
The campground receives guests from all over the world, including Canada, Switzerland, Germany, and Spain. He says that people are drawn to "the property's atmosphere, the mountain views, and the historically significant buildings." Over the years, the campground has made several improvements, including adding more sites and building new bathhouses. They also made the transition to city sewer, which provided them the opportunity to add more sites to the campground. They are currently working on the transition from the current well water system to city water.