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Riverside Campground

Capacity: 190 People
Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2493.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 19
Reservation Status: Not Accepted



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General Description

Riverside Campground lies at the mouth of Elevenmile Canyon Recreation Area
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Riverside Campground lies at the mouth of Elevenmile Canyon Recreation Area
Riverside Campground is located approximately two miles southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. This campground consists of 19 individual family campsites. The campsites each include a table, fire grate and parking spur. There are 8 walk-in sites. Campground facilities include drinking water, garbage collection and vault toilets. The nearest public telephone is located in Lake George, about two miles from the campground. The nearest fire and emergency services are also located in Lake George.

The campground is located on the South Platte River within 21 miles of
Elevenmile State Recreation Area and Reservoir and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Recreation opportunities include: fishing (on the River's Gold Medal Waters) and the Reservoir; hiking, biking, horseback riding, motorcycling and four-wheel driving.

Directions from Lake George: Riverside Campground is located approximately 2 miles southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this site by taking County Road 96 south from Lake George 2.5 miles into Elevenmile Canyon.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through October .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Campground facilities include



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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: If you like bears this is good place to be.Camp site 3 is one of the prettiest sites however it also has bears that will get your cooler and pull down tent so if you camp here be sure and leave all food in vehicles other wise you might have more than you bargen for.Dont expect the camp host to inform you of the bear activitties.The bears are not real timmed but a good clunk on the beaner did run one off from our tent door.Sugested bring load fire work to scare them from your site.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Powered Boating Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Family Camping Riverside Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping Riverside Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Riverside Campground
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Riverside Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Camping Riverside Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, South Platte River
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON ATV Riding Riverside Campground
No
ICON Motorcycle Riding Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON General Information Wilkerson Pass Visitor Center
No
ICON Canoeing Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes



Nearby Services

public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Lake George - 2 miles northeast of the campground on Highway 96.

fire and emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Lake George - 2 miles northeast of the campground on Highway 96.



Related Activities
Blue Mountain Campground - This campground consists of 21 individual family campsites, each with a table, fire grate, and parking spur. Recreation opportunities include activities in and around Elevenmile Reservoir.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Park County Tourism Office, P.O. Box 220 , Fairplay, CO, 80440, Phone: 719-836-4279

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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