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Riverside Campground lies across the road form South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking and rock climbing. From Lake George, turn off Highway 24 onto County Road 96. The open campsites scatter across a meadow below a ponderosa pine forest, offering views of surrounding mountains and easy river access. Elevation is 8,000 feet. Riverside Campground in Eleven Mile Canyon is situated in a grassy meadow about two miles south of Lake George near Eleven Mile Reservoir in Colorado. Located below the dam of Eleven Mile Reservoir lies the Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area. Success! Riverside Campground is located on the left side not far from Eleven Mile Canyon entrance. This campground usually stays open year round with reduced service before and after the summer season. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Reservations are recommended in the busy summer months and can be made 180 days in advance maxium/ 4 days in advance minimum by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting recreation.gov. An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup. We are located only 22 miles south of Carmel-By-The-Sea and 68 miles north of San Simeon. It is a favorite site for fishing, kayaking, hiking, and bouldering (or rock climbing). Riverside Campground has 18 campsites, some are walk-in, Forest Service Home | USDA.gov | recreation.gov | Recreation Customer Service Standards | USA.gov | Whitehouse.gov, Plug-Ins | FOIA | Accessibility Statement | Privacy Policy | Important Notices | Information Quality, https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/psicc/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=12872&actid=29, Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area, Lake George, Colorado. Recommended season(s): Mid-May to mid-October. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. The last diehards finally fade like embers from their fire. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Camping is available throughout the canyon. Eleven Mile Reservoir is one of Colorado’s favorite state parks for boating and fishing. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Parking is available at each campsite which can accommodate up to two vehicles. The upper portion of the canyon is an ideal trout fishery open to fly fishing or lures only and is a catch and release area. Most of Elevenmile is public water with the exception of Camp Alexander, a Boy Scout facility approximately a mile into the lower canyon. M-F, 7:30am–4:30pm. Eleven Mile State Park is on the boundary of the high-altitude South Park grasslands known for consistent winds and open areas. To get to Springer Gulch Campground, take County Roads 61/96 6.75 miles southwest of Lake George. Wildlife is abundant in the surrounding areas, with opportunities to see elk, mule deer, chipmunks and porcupines. Signup today for free and be the first to get notified on new updates. The moon rises dramatically....A game of night frisbee breaks out. Waterfront camping, scenic vistas, uncrowded boating and ideal wind conditions for sailing and windsurfing make Eleven Mile a best bet for all visitors. The open campsites scatter across a meadow below a ponderosa pine forest, offering views of surrounding mountains and easy river access. Beach access and hiking trails are just 10 minutes away. Stream Flows South Platte below Elevenmile Reservoir near Lake George Campsites hold up to eight campers and tents should be placed on established tent pads to minimize environmental damage. Located just ten miles southwest of Lake George, this massive body of water is nestled within the scenic Eleven Mile Canyon. Riverside Campground is currently closed for the season. The RV sites are five back-in sites and two pull-throughs. Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles. Ideal wind conditions make Eleven Mile a popular, but not overly crowded destination for sailing, windsurfing and winter ice boating on this wide-open reservoir. Keep right on gravel road 96 and drive 11 miles up Elevenmile Canyon to the campground. Get Directions. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Riverside Campground is located on the left side, not far from Eleven Mile Canyon entrance. The campgrounds and picnic areas make Elevenmile a convenient place for day or overnight trips. TTY: (719) 553-1404 Wagons are not recommended as it is not a level trail. Riverside Campground lies across the road from the South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking, and rock climbing. Casey's Riverside RV Park is located at 46443 Westfir Road Westfir, OR 97492. IN THE ELEVENMILE CANYON, YOU MUST CAMP ONLY IN THE CAMPGROUNDS! Search Camping USA. Spillway Campground consists of 24 campsites at the furthest point from the entrance to Eleven Mile Canyon. Photo: Cody Wellons. Dispersed camping is not permitted anywhere in the park. Visit Website. Riverside Campground is located on the left side, not far from Eleven Mile Canyon entrance. Cove Campground is located 9 miles southwest of Lake George via County Roads 61 and 96 . From Lake George, turn off Highway 24 onto County Road 96. Riverside Campground offers nearly 20 reservable campsites. Lake George, CO 80827. Campsite reservations may be made by: Calling 1-800-244-5613 or. Drive 1 mile to the Riverside Campground and park on the west end. No off-road and parking is allowed. A photo of the Riverside Campground sign. About: Riverside Campground has 19 campsites (some walk in) with parking spurs 30-90 feet and a maximum trailer length of 30 feet. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. About Casey's Riverside RV Park. Please respect allno-trespassing signs. Riverside Campground is located on the left side, not far from Eleven Mile Canyon entrance. In the summer, Riverside Campground is part of the Recreation.gov reservation system. Elevenmile Canyon Driving Tour. While there are some rocks in a few of our campsites, it is generally open to the wind and elements unless you are in a back country campsite. Eleven Mile Canyon was carved by the river and is bordered by polished gray granite cliffs. Pueblo, CO 81008 Drive up the canyon and go rock climbing on Elevenmile Dome, Arch Rock, or Turret Dome. Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area, Spillway Campground in Lake George, Colorado: 0 reviews, 1 photos, & 0 tips from fellow RVers. Eleven Mile Canyon Recreation Area, Spillway Campground in Lake George is rated 0.0 of 10 at Campground Reviews. Helpful 0. It is a favorite site for fishing, kayaking, hiking, and bouldering (or rock climbing). Overall, the area was quieter and had less traffic than those inside of Eleven Mile. Local day hikes include long beach walks, traversing deep into a redwood tree lined canyon, or climbing high up on a ridge top to capture the breathtaking panoramic views of the Big Sur valley. Riverside Campground lies across the road from the South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking, and rock climbing. Turn left or south on Park County Road 96 and drive a mile to a junction with County Road 244. Follow the road for about one mile into Eleven Mile Canyon. Its neighbors with Eleven Mile Canyon, which was cut by the river back in the day. Fishing on the South Platte River is the main attraction along with camping, hiking, & climbing. Restaurants and Cafes. Eleven Mile State Park - Rocky Ridge Campground in Lake George, Colorado: 12 reviews, 4 photos, & 2 tips from fellow RVers. Riverside Campground is an 18-site camping area alongside the South Platte River in Elevenmile Canyon west of Colorado Springs. Riverside Campground lies across the road from the South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking, and rock climbing. Eleven Mile Canyon Reservoir. Overview. Basic Info Total Sites: 18 Tent Sites: 11. 38°56’38″N, 105°26’28″W. The area is generally accessible year round; however, services are reduced in the winter months. Eleven Mile State Park - Rocky Ridge Campground in Lake George is rated 7.5 of 10 at Campground Reviews. OverviewRiverside Campground lies across the road form South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking and rock climbing. It has 18 campsites (some walk in) with parking spurs 30-90 feet and a maximum trailer length of 30 feet. A photo of Riverside Campground site number 8. Follow the road for about one mile into Eleven Mile Canyon. This week we cover Elevenmile Canyon - a beautiful portion of the river's course offering great angling. Accessibility: The area is generally accessible year round; however, services are reduced in the winter months. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen … There is a two-night minimum stay on weekends and three-night minimum stay on holidays if you reserve. Definitely not an ideal place to go, if you work remotely. The tent sites are reached by short trails from two parking areas located at either end of the gravel loop road through the campground. Drive 1 mile to the Riverside Campground and park on the west end. Hard Rock Interpretive Trail, accessible from the campground, is a 1-mile self-guided interpretive walk that leads to an impressive overlook of the canyon. The trail is behind campsite 6. 38.94389, -105.44111. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Located below the dam of the Eleven Mile Reservoir, Eleven Mile Canyon is a scenic spot for camping, fishing, hiking and climbing. Definitely not an ideal place to go, if you work remotely. All vehicles must be parked on designated parking spurs, with a maximum of two vehicles per site, and at the walk-in campsite parking lots. The camping fee is $15.00 in the summer months with a $5.00 use fee. Then you best gather the crew and head to Spillway Campground. The trail is behind campsite 6. Wild winds topple semi-truck on highway in Colorado, Polis pardons the parents of infamous 'balloon boy' scandal, along with 16 others, Analysis finds no correlation between gym attendance and COVID-19 rates in Colorado, [WATCH] Colorado 'thundersnow' captured in viral video, 90-plus MPH winds slam Colorado fourteener as wintery blast rolls through, Vail Resorts requests removal of local capacity limitations at Colorado resorts. Remove vote :(Report … An additional fee is charged for advance bookings. Spillway Campground consists of 24 campsites at the furthest point from the entrance to Eleven Mile Canyon. Turn left or south on Park County Road 96 and drive a mile to a junction with County Road 244. News, travel inspiration, podcasts, & more. The narrow, dirt road traversing the canyon used to be the old Colorado Midland Railroad bed before the dam and reservoir were constructed. The moon rises… Camping … Online at www.cpwshop.com. Location Address: Lake George, Colorado 80827 GPS: 38.94389, -105.44111 View on Map Local Directions: From Lake George, turn off Highway 24 onto County Road 96. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Reader Interactions Primary Sidebar. You will have to hike in from a 1/2 mile to 3/4 of a mile into these sites carrying your equipment. It’s easy to walk across the road and cast a line for brook, rainbow, and cutthroat trout in the crystal clear river. Eleven Mile State Park Campground, Lake George: See 45 traveler reviews, 20 candid photos, and great deals for Eleven Mile State Park Campground, ranked #5 of 5 specialty lodging in Lake George and rated 3 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Hugging the South Platte River, this prime spot offers gorgeous views of the surrounding wild and is watched over by spruce and ponderosa pine. Campgrounds near Eleven Mile Reservoir Bird gazing out onto Eleven Mile Reservoir at sunset. IN THE ELEVENMILE CANYON, YOU MUST CAMP ONLY IN THE CAMPGROUNDS! Campsites can be reserved from five to 180 days in advance. Cove Campground is located 9 miles southwest of Lake George via County Roads 61 and 96. Reservations are required. After the summer season, it is a first come, first served campground; no reservations. It is known for its natural beauty, serene environment, and recreational activities, especially fishing and climbing. The upper portion of the canyon is an ideal trout fishery open to fly fishing or lures only and is a catch and release area. Located just ten miles southwest of Lake George, this massive body of water is nestled within the scenic Eleven Mile Canyon. Riverside Campground is located on the left side, not far from Eleven Mile Canyon entrance. All of the four campgrounds located at 11 Mile Canyon have toilets, water, tables and fire rings and can be reserved. City: Lake George. Search Camping USA. Blue Mountain Campground requires a short walk or drive to Eleven Mile Canyon. A photo of one of the Riverside Campground walk-In sites. If you don’t want to pay (do not enter the Canyon) and turn left at the Y intersection which is CR 61 and drive .5 miles to Blue Mountain Campground. County Road 96. Turn left or south on Park County Road 96 and drive a mile to a junction with County Road 244. Tucked away in Eleven Mile Canyon, this is the prime spot for your rock climbers to bed down between slinking up and down those cliffs and crags along the polished granite walls. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Riverside Campground in Eleven Mile Canyon is situated in a grassy meadow about two miles south of Lake George near Eleven Mile Reservoir in Colorado. Find the perfect base camp in Riverside Campground—just a short walk away from South Platte River. Elevenmile Canyon starts just below Elevenmile Reservoir. The campground is tucked in the Eleven Mile Canyon, a delightful place to view polished granite walls surrounding the open valley of the river. Accessible Campsites. Camping scenes from Riverside Campground in Eleven Mile Canyon, Colorado. Campground Rules See the Fees page for campsite pricing information. We do our best to mitigate these risks. Riverside Campground lies across the road form South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking and rock climbing. We were here mainly for fishing, but hiked around some too. Riverside Campground lies across the road form South Platte River, providing a scenic base camp for fishing, hiking and rock climbing. Riverside Campground, 41 miles west of Colorado Springs, is southwest of Lake George and U.S. 24. Each site has a table, fire ring, and tent pad. Recreation: Hard Rock Interpretive Trail, accessible from the campground, is a 1-mile self-guided interpretive walk that leads to an impressive overlook of the canyon. Just before the dam, turn right on a signed road that leads 0.2 miles to the campground. Eleven Mile State Park in Lake George Colorado is a campground / RV park that has easy access for cyclists looking to ride bikes. Although the reservoir is situated in the rather bleak and windy terrain of South Park, Elevenmile Canyon is like a totally different world - pine and fir trees, tremendous rock outcroppings, and gorgeous pools. At the Y intersection, turn right to Eleven Mile Canyon and enter the pay station at .1 miles. Our information, reviews and data show that this destination either has bike trails passing through the park or the surrounding area is suitable for bicycle riding. The first come, first served campsites are generally car-camping, and fill up quickly in late spring and summer. 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