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745 East 200 South

Hyrum, UT 84319


Rio Grande National Forest


River Hill Campground

River Hill Campground consists of two loops with a total of 20 total sites. The elevation is 9,300 ft.  The campground sits along the Rio Grande in a spruce/fir forested area.

River Hill was closed from 2013 to 2015 because of damage from a forest fire, but it reopened in 2016.



    $26 for a single site

    $52 for a double site

    $13 for day use


Reservations: Available at Reservations can be made 6 months prior to the first day of your camping stay.

Directions: River Hill campground is located in Hinsdale County. To reach this site from Creede, Colorado travel the Silver Thread Scenic Byway, Hwy 149, west out of Creede for a little over 20 miles, then turn on Forest Service Road 520, the Rio Grande Reservoir Road, for another 9.5 miles to the campground. 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.