Riverside Campground


Riverside Campground is located 2 miles SW of Lake George, on CR 96.  It has 18 campsites (some walk in) with parking spurs 30-90 feet and a maximum trailer length of 30 feet.  Elevation is 8,000 feet.  The camping fee is $17.00 in the summer months with a $7.00 use fee.  Facilities include toilets, tables, water in the summer season, and fire rings.


Riverside Campground Sign Riverside Campground Site 7 Riverside Campground Site 8 Riverside Campground Walk In Site

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Riverside Campground is currently closed for the season.
Reservations: Reservations are recommended in the busy summer months and can be made 180 days in advance maxium/ 4 days in advance minimum by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting recreation.gov. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $17 summer season camping fee $7 day use fee
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Maximum RV 30 feet.  In the summer, reservations must be made at least four days in advance and there is a two night minimum stay on weekends and a three night minimum stay on holidays.  There are no hook-ups at this campground.  No refunds for bad weather.
Closest Towns: Lake George
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises.
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.


The area is generally accessible year round; however, services are reduced in the winter months.


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

General Notes:

In the summer, Riverside Campground is part of the Recreation.gov reservation system.  There is a two night minimum stay on weeknds and a three night minimum stay on holidays.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by logging on to www.recreation.gov.  After the summer season, it is a first come, first served campground; no reservations.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Riverside Campground has 18 campsites, some are walk-in

Reservation required?: Y


Picnic tables Each campsite has a picnic table.
Toilets There are vault toilets.
Parking Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles.
Tent camping There are 18 campsites at this campground; 11 are walk in sites.
Camping trailer There are 8 campsites that will accommodate for trailers/RVs at this campground.