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About Us


Take your vacation to the next level! Black Bear sits in perfect space of 360 degree Mountain Views!

Unique Attractions and Prime Views



"Black Bear": named after the meaning and symbolism of "Bear." In moments of weakness, the bear symbolism is what you need to raise you back up and give you courage to proceed and move forward despite of all obstacles.

"Bear" Meaning: Strength, Vitality, Courage, Faith, Diversity, Love, Gratitude, Health, Healing, Adversity, Stand, Respected, Thoughtfulness, Power, Leadership, Independent, Guidance, Nurturing, Protective, Enlightenment and Awakening the Consciousness.

Nestled right here in 360 degree Spectacular Mountain Views here at Black Bear. 

We are an Environmentally Friendly Business.
We practice a lifestyle that is Healthy, Organic, Minimalistic, ECO friendly,  with Love , respect and appreciation for Nature , Each Other and our Environment.
 
We practice Conservation and Ego friendly processes.
conserving water, electricity, consuming less, creating less waste, recycling, buying locally and being mindful to not cause harm upon the ecosystems or the environment as much as possible! 

No Toxic chemicals used here. 
Organic products or home-made non-toxic products here. 
No concrete, high rises or paved roads. Rather we use recycled road products ( recycled asphalt) and gravel that acts as a more natural and green product to aid and filter water and snow melt to penetrate into the ground keeping the environment in balance.

Eco-friendly. Organic cleaning and weed control is the only way for us here at Black Bear.

The property is maintained to a next to as natural level that still allows the natural plant life to exist here. This is vital to the ecosystem as the weeds and plant life contribute significantly to natural and biological control and balance. It's just appreciation for Colorado's beautiful naturalness.

We put in the work to make Black Bear RV Resort your preferred place to visit. It is and has been a "work in progress," and has exceeded the expectations of everyone. We have definitely come a long ways in a short time. We appreciate the guests and those who contributed by playing a part in our guest bookings that our growth was fast and successful.

We took this "almost forgotten diamond in the rough property" over in January of 2019. Against all odds and the long winters that hindered a quicker result in progress, we were able to recreate, remodel, and renovate.

We now offer a meaningful, unique, peaceful, relaxed, next to natural rustic little retreat for all who love what we love: Nature, Next to Natural, Quaintness,
Peace, Relaxation, Beautiful Views and a sense of Simplicity.


Enjoy the best of Colorado in our simple, quiet, peaceful setting at the Black Bear RV Resort. We are Located in the Arkansas River Valley quite a spectacular, scenic beautiful Howard Colorado experience.

Right off Scenic Highway 50, along the roaring Arkansas River, in the Heart of the Rockies. Just minutes away from hiking, fishing, hunting, white water rafting, horseback riding, snow skiing, zip-lining, Just 12 miles to Downtown historic Salida CO.
  • 45 minutes to The Royal Gorge
  • 15 minutes from Salida Aquatic Center
  • 30 minutes to various Hot Springs.


Black Bear has everything you and your family could desire in a self-serve vacation getaway.

Note: Black Bear is NOT located directly on the Arkansas River. For many it is a perfect option for those that prefer to escape the mosquito issues that are common on the river. However, there are plenty of nearby public access points to the river for you to enjoy.

About "Black Bear"


"Black Bear": named after the meaning and symbolism of "Bear." In moments of weakness, the bear symbolism is what you need to raise you back up and give you courage to proceed and move forward despite of all obstacles.

"Bear" Meaning: Strength, Vitality, Courage, Health, Healing, Adversity, Stand, Respected, Thoughtfulness, Power, Leadership, Independent, Guidance, Nurturing, Protective, Enlightenment and Awakening the Consciousness.

Ownership and progress driven by motivation, desire, strength, dreams and inspiration to create "a comfortably homey informal little inn and RV Park"

We offer and service a Relaxed, Peaceful, NON-Disturbance, Drug-Free Clientele & environment for like minded collectives. We offer a Meditation Area for those that participate in Focused, Mantra, Spiritual, Transcendental or Mindfulness as a way of focused life through meditation. We offer a few modern-day amenities. See our Amenities page. We have on-site security cameras, are pet & children friendly.
Eco-friendly. Organic cleaning and weed control is the only way for us here at Black Bear.
The property is maintained to a level that still allows the natural plant life to exist here. That's just appreciation for Colorado's beautiful naturalness.

On the property, you will find a dog park, great for letting the pets enjoy some freedom and playtime.

Black Bear RV Park/Retreat includes 19 RV sites with 30 & 50 amp hookups, large truck and large RV parking and acres of space for primitive tent camping.

We offer to rent out the entire Resort. It is a great option for families and groups that want privacy and the feeling of being in your own home and on your own land!
A full resort rental includes all five rooms with accommodations for up to seventeen people for room occupancy and is ideal for families or groups of friends.

We will work with you to tailor services to suit the needs of your group. Just like home, only better!