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Rio Grande - Palisade CG

  • South Fork
  • Creede
Elevation: 8400
  • Car (4x4 not required)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Late Spring/Summer/Fall
Water Type:
  • River
Driving Directions:

Palisade Campground is located on the south side of Hwy 149 twelve miles from the town of Creede heading east, and 8 miles from South Fork heading west.

Restrictions: Must have Colorado Fishing License to fish. Fly/Lure Only; 2 Brown trout limit, minimum 12 inches; All rainbow trout must be released
Commonly Caught Species:
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brown Trout
Suggested Bait: Flies, Lures
Fishing Method:
  • Flyfishing
  • Float Fishing
  • Wading
Boat Type:
  • Non-motorized Boats Allowed
Description & Notes:

This is a busy campground along highway 149, but is the only campground between Creede and South Fork. The Rio Grande is considered a Trophy Fishing River.

Photo Credits:

Photo by Kara Brittain • b4studio.com

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