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.
$22 per night for a single site
$44 per night for a double site
$8 per extra vehicle
$11 for day use
Reservations: Available here.
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: Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting.
Nearby: Fishing, boating, and hiking are available nearby.
For more information, visit the Forest Service website.