Rio Grande Campground

Rio Grande National Forest

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FS-529
Creede, CO 81130
719-657-3321
719-852-5941
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GPS: 37.7631, -107.011

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 7
Elevation: 9200 ft
Max Stay: 14
Max Length: 25 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Weboost
6 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 1

AznAdventurer would stay here again

“great spot off river...”

Reviewed Aug 15, 2018

Overall Rating

This is a great site right off the river. There are about 6 or 7? designated camp sites along this little stretch of road. Each site comes with its own wooden picnic table (handicap accessible) and metal fire grate. Outhouses are provided (men's & women's separate). We've stayed here on 2 separate occasions and enjoyed it both times. Like the previous review, most if not all the sites have access to the river. Popular spot for anglers. Close enough to town if you wanted to set up camp and drive into Creede to check out the town, stock up, or have a meal.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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24 Ford/Lance F-550/1121
16 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 7
“Free riverside camping”

Reviewed Jul 27, 2016

Overall Rating

Nice little USFS campground on the bank of the Rio Grande river. Most (all?) of the sites are within sight and earshot of the river, so although this campground is not far off highway 149, you can't hear the road at all. Very popular with fishermen.

Downsides are about what you'd expect from a free campground: no drinking water, no trash service, etc. The pit toilet is also quite primitive.

Also, the last part of the entrance road is narrow with curves and some steep dips. Large RVs (or those with a lot of overhang) may not do well. And the turnaround at the end of the campground is quite tight; full-size pickups need to reverse to make the turn, which is problematic if you're towing anything.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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