Blue River Campground
Blue River Campground

Blue River Campground

  • Blue River Campground is located 10 minutes north of Silverthorne on Highway 9 in White River National Forest. This cozy campground is located between Lake Dillon and Green Mountain Reservoirs along the banks of the Blue River. With breath taking scenery and the sound of the flowing river, this is a favorite spot for many.


    • Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching


    Campground (24 total sites)

    Blue River Campground has 24 standard sites suitable for tents and smaller trailers. Vault toilets are provided. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring and bear box.

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    • Please Note: One RV per single site, two RV’S per double site, three RV’S per triple site.

    • Site access is difficult when road is wet. Site closure may occur due to flooding.

    • No drinking water available at this campground

    • No public river access through the campground.

    • All food, beverages, trash and scented items must be properly stored when not attended. Bear-proof trash receptacles are provided at the campground.

    • In accordance with standard industry practices, there will be an additional vehicle fee per day on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles. Two vehicles max per site. 10 people max per single site.

    • Fire Restrictions: Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.

    • Refunds: Refund requests made through will be charged a $10 processing fee. This fee is retained by the reservation service contractor along with the non-refundable reservation fee. All requests for the return of the non-refundable reservation fee and the cancellation fee will be declined by the campground concessionaire as they did not receive these fees (these are the fees retained by the reservation contractor, a different entity).

    • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit

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