Rio Grande National Forest
As of May 20, Stage 1 fire restrictions will be in effect on the Rio Grande National Forest. Campfires are still allowed in the fire rings in this campground, but please be cautious and never leave your fire unattended. Visit the Forest Service website to learn more about current restrictions.
We strive diligently to keep our facilities disinfected, but cannot guarantee they are 100% free of coronavirus. Please bring your own hand sanitizer, and if you are feeling ill, help protect other campers and our employees by staying home.
Palisade Campground consists of twelve sites, most of them in one large loop with a couple sites separated from the loop. The site sits on the edge of the Rio Grande River among cottonwoods and a few aspen and pine. A railroad traverses the campground with some use by individual rail cars traveling through periodically during the summer. The elevation is 8,300 ft.
$26 per night
$13 for day use
Reservations: Not available.
Directions: Palisade Colorado is located in Mineral County. It is about 10 miles from Creede, Colorado as well as South Fork, Colorado, immediately off of the Silver Thread Scenic Byway, Hwy 149. See map below.
Amenities: Toilets, drinking water, garbage service.
Open dates: Friday before Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting.
Nearby: Fishing, boating, and hiking are available nearby.
See more campgrounds managed by Scenic Canyons in the Rio Grande National Forest.
For more information, visit the Forest Service website.