Rio Grande - River Hill Campground

  • Creede
Elevation: 9250
  • Car (4x4 not required)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Late Spring/Summer/Fall
Seasonal Accessability Notes: Campground is closed and gated from September in the fall, all through winter, until spring, about May 15th
Water Type:
  • River
Driving Directions:

Directions from Creede: Travel southwest on Colorado Highway 149 for 20.1 miles, to the intersection of Colorado Highway 149 and Forest Road #520 (Rio Grande Reservoir Road), then 9.5 miles west on Road #520.

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
  • Float Fishing
Boat Type:
  • Non-motorized Boats Allowed
Description & Notes:

The campground is situated in a meadow surrounded by willows and spruce trees on the banks of the Rio Grande River. Boat ramp, toilets, drinking water available.

Photo Credits:

Photo by drac70 • Panoramio CC •