Riverside Campground

Area Status: Open

Riverside Campground is located two miles southwest of Lake George, Colorado, on County Road 96. It has 18 campsites (11 walk-in sites). Elevation is 8,000 feet. Max RV length is 30 feet. No hook ups. Services are reduced outside of the peak summer season.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations for the summer season and can be made 180 days in advance maximum and 4 days in advance minimum by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting recreation.gov. There is a two-night minimum stay for weekends and a three-night minimum stay for holidays. Outside of the peak summer season, it is first come-first served.
Fees: $22.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two vehicles or one RV per site is included in the camping fee. $10.00 for a third vehicle. $10.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight. Fees are payable by cash, check, or money order. Self-service fee tube is available. First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the same night.
Open Season: May 17, 2024 - Oct. 13, 2024
  •  Campfires are restricted to fire rings only. Be sure campfire is completely extinguished before leaving.
  •  Maximum of eight people per site.
  •  Facility roads are not paved.
  •  No more than a 14-night consecutive stay.
  •  Dogs, including service dogs, must always be leashed.
  •  No discharge of firearms or fireworks
  •  Quiet hours from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Closest Towns: Lake George, CO
Water: Unavailable
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719-836-2031

General Information


From Lake George, turn off Highway 24 onto County Road 96.  Follow the road for about one mile into Eleven Mile Canyon.  Riverside Campground is located on the left side not far from Eleven Mile Canyon entrance.


Parking is available at each campsite which can accommodate up to two vehicles.


Campground Camping

Riverside Campground has 18 campsites, some are walk-in

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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