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Rio Grande - Thirty Mile Campground

  • Creede
Elevation: 9300
Access:
  • Car (4x4 not required)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Late Spring/Summer/Fall
Seasonal Accessability Notes: Normally open year around but physically snowed in from December through May during winter season.
Water Type:
  • River
Driving Directions:

From Creede, CO, take State 149 south (toward Lake City) 19.3 miles to Rio Grande Reservoir sign (Forest Rd. 520). Turn left onto Rd. 520 and go 0.5 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto a dirt road, staying on Rd. 520, and go 10.8 miles to campground sign. Left turn into campground.

Restrictions: Must have Colorado Fishing License to fish. Fly/Lure Only; 2 Brown trout limit, minimum 12 inches; All rainbow trout must be released
Commonly Caught Species:
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout
Suggested Bait: Flies and lures
Fishing Method:
  • Flyfishing
Description & Notes:

Thirty Mile Campground is nestled on the banks of the Rio Grande River, just a short mile from the Rio Grande Reservoir. The location is perfect for anyone who loves to spend time in the water, fishing, canoeing/kayaking and swimming.

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