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Railroad Bridge

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Please note: You do not need to check in at our visitor's center prior to your camping arrival.

Railroad Bridge is located north of the town of Buena Vista. Traditionally, this site has been a popular river access point for boaters and gold-panners alike. It also is located fairly close to some of the better-known climbing in the region.

For directions, please view our Maps and Directions page.
View the Railroad Bridge Campground Map.

Photos of Specific Campsites: 1401, 1402, 1403HA, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1410, 1411, 1412, 1413, 1414


14 basic campsites (each offers a tent pad, fire grill, and table)
Two vault toilets
Two changing areas

Our campgrounds are spread throughout our 152-mile-long park along Highways 24, 285, and 50.

All campgrounds are open 365 days a year, barring severe weather.
​AHRA campgrounds do not have any hook-ups or potable water. 
All AHRA overnight campers outside of developed camping areas must use a portable toilet system and fire pan.
​Please see the CP​​​​​​​W Rules page for a full list of campground rules.​

Fee Info

You must also have a vehicle pass in addition to the campground fee

Reservation Info

Reservations required Occupation of a site without a reservation will not be permitted. Self-service camping permits will no longer be valid.

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Railroad Bridge is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground


38.923553282646 N
106.1697873592626 W

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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


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1 Review

SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2024

$28/night for a tent spot?

So basically the title says it all. You park in a spot in the lot and carry your stuff to your site. The $28 doesn’t include a vehicle pass if you don’t have a state park pass. But, fishing is here. Boat ramp. Nice water.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to camp at Railroad Bridge?

Camping at Railroad Bridge can starts at $28.00.

Are fires allowed at Railroad Bridge?

Yes, according to campers on, fires are allowed at Railroad Bridge, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Railroad Bridge have wifi?

No, according to campers on, Railroad Bridge does not have wifi.