Policies & FAQ's

We know how important it is to find the right place to stay.

On this page you'll find the answers to the most common questions about the Lone Duck.

Don't see the answer to your question here or anywhere on the site? Contact us and we'll get right back to you!
What is your camping season for 2022?

April 29 through October 2

When do you start taking reservations for the Season?

Reservations can be made for the season starting in mid-January (the first Monday on or after the 15th.)

What is your cancellation policy?

48 hours notice required on RV/Tent sites and 7 days on all Cabins. For holiday weekends, 7 days notice is required for all RV/Tent sites AND Cabins.

The cancellation fee is $10.00 + the 2.9% nonrefundable reservation service fee.

No refunds for early departures for any reason.

What time can we check in and when is check out?

Check in is 2:00 pm. Check out is 12:00 pm.

Please re-register for additional days prior to 12:00 pm (Noon).

How do I get to the Duck?

From 1-25 at exit 141, head 12 miles West on Hwy 24. Make U-turn on Hwy 24 at the Chipita Park Road exit. Get into the right-most lane and drive East 250 yards. Exit onto the first driveway on the right. You should be able to see our sign and our blue roof by then.

We are located at mile marker 291, almost to 292 on the Eastbound lane of Highway 24.

Please do not use GPS or Google Maps they give out wrong directions to our Campground!!!!

What are the quiet hours in the campground?

10:00 pm until 8:00 am.

What are the office hours?

In May and September: 8 AM to 8 PM
In June through August: 7 AM to 9 PM

What may I put on my campsite?

One camping unit and one automobile are allowed per site. Exceptions for tents are given with management approval. Alternate parking is provided for extra vehicles with a fee per vehicle. Please keep site free of all debris.

Do you have Wi-Fi?

Yes! Every campsite and cabin is connected to Wi-Fi. It is free, secure and fast. Get the password at the office.

What is the pool like?

We have the warmest pool west of the Mississippi river, 84-86 degrees. Our warm water splash pad is a hit with children of all ages.

Pool hours are 10 AM to 8 PM.

What are the swimming pool rules?

NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY! Open 10 AM to 8 PM. Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Please, no food or beverage in the pool. No Glass. No dogs in the pool or inside the pool fence. Have fun!
(Pool Season is second week in May to the second week in September).

How does it work to fish?

Our pond is spring fed and stocked with rainbow trout. Fee per fish caught. Catch & Keep only. Fishing hours are dawn to dusk.
No rod? No problem! Rent or buy one in our camp store. We also have bait, stringers, and other fishing gear for sale.
For your convenience we have a designated fish cleaning sink at the dishwashing station. Please do not gut fish in the dish sinks and please clean up after yourself.

Can we have a campfire?

Yes! Firewood is available at the office. Fires are allowed in the fire ring or on the grill. Please do not move the fire ring at your campsite.

Can I bring my pet?

Yes! Pets are welcome, but please keep them on a 6 ft leash and under your control at all times. Pets are also welcome in cabins but must be kenneled inside. And please CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR PET!

Pet fee $3 per day/per pet for camp sites.

Pet fee $5 per day/per pet in cabins.

Do you have restrooms and showers?

Our restrooms and showers (no coins needed!) are located in our main building and are open 24 hours a day.

Do you have on-site laundry?

Yes! Coin-operated laundry open 24 hours a day.

Where do I wash my dishes?

We have a dishwashing station for dishes. Please, do not wash dishes in the bathroom sinks or showers.

How far are sightseeing attractions?

Attractions are just minutes away from the Duck. We are at the base of Pikes Peak, minutes from Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings, and minutes away from Cave of the Winds. Check out our Things To Do page for more information.

Our Policies



2 day cancellation policy on RV and TENT sites | 7 days on all cabins | 7 days on all holiday weekends for all sites and cabins

$10.00 cancellation fee | Processing fees will not be refunded | No refunds for early departure |No Show, No call in advance guests will not be refunded.

Check in is 2:00 pm. Check out is 12:00 pm. Please re-register for additional days prior to 12:00 pm (Noon).

No monthly or long term sites available. At this time we cannot accommodate any RV footage over 32'

Fires must be attended at all times. $250 fine for abandonded fires or hot coals.

$25 fine for leaving excess trash/abandoned items in your site/cabin.
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
If arriving outside of check-in times, please call to make arrangements.

A 100 percent deposit is collected at the time of purchase. Payment for retail items and gift certificates is collected at the time of purchase.

Children are welcome with an accompanying adult. Children age 5 and under stay free. Pets are welcome. Pets are welcome, but please keep them on a 6 ft leash and under your control at all times. Pets are welcome in cabins but must be kenneled inside. Please CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR PET! Pet fee is $3/day/ pet.

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