Area Status: Open
On the Rio Grande River, this is the only campground between Creede and South Fork. It is located adjacent to Colorado Highway 149 for easy access to travelers passing through. Highway 149 runs along the northeast side of the campground and there is no screening between the two, there is heavy highway traffic year-around. Some of the 12 sites are open, while other sites are screened with cottonwoods/aspen/spruce/fir. There is a vault type toilet with lights that is accessible to the handicapped, but not to those in wheelchairs. Firewood is not provided. There is ample parking. A host is stationed at the campground and campfire programs are presented periodically in the summer. Fishing, tubing, and rafting in the river.This is a popular area and heavily used, it tends to stay full from mid-June through August, early afternoon arrival is recommended. The Rio Grande is considered a Trophy Fishing River and is very popular with rafters.
At a Glance
||Open until weather closes access. No water or trash service after Labor Day.
Open until snow closes access road.
||Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$18/Night for single unit Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
||12 sites / $18.00 - overnight
||Mid-June through August
||South Fork, CO
||Potable Water-Hand Pump
||Vault Toilet (1)
||Concessionaire - Divide Ranger District, 719-657-3321
From South Fork, CO, take Hwy 149 west 7.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground.
Directions from Creede, Colorado: Travel 12.1 miles southeast on Colorado Highway 149 to campground entrance.