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About Us

Owned & Operated by Travis & Tanna Cross since 2015, we believe "People are guests in our story, the same way we are guests in theirs..." Lauren Klarfeld


Enjoy your next Colorado Vacation in a beautiful, relaxing setting along the banks of the South Fork of the Rio Grande River. Riverbend's lodging features river view Cabins, RV Rentals, RV & Tent sites near South Fork, CO  and Wolf Creek Ski Area.

Start your Colorado Fly Fishing vacation right outside your door with 3/4 miles of private river frontage stocked with trophy-sized rainbow trout, plus may other nearby streams and lakes.

Located on US 160 near milepost 183, just 3 miles southwest of South Fork, CO we are the perfect location to visit the activities & attractions found in the San Luis Valley located in Southern Colorado.

Only 15 miles east of Wolf Creek Pass and the Ski Area. Less than 1hr west of Alamosa and 30 minutes from the historic mining town of Creede - home of the famous Creede Repertory Theater. 

Come alone or bring the whole family. Our cozy river view cabin accommodations provide year-round lodging, with wood burning fireplaces, full kitchens, covered decks, and charcoal grills. Two deluxe cabins have private hot tubs.

Seasonal Full Hookup RV sites plus  & riverside RV Rentals and Tent sites. Pet Friendly, Central Hot Tub, WI-FI, Cable TV, Playground, Game Room, Gift Shop, Seasonal Laundry, Showers & Rec Hall.


Plan your Colorado vacation fishing in lakes, streams and rivers, using the many ATV, Jeep, Hiking & Mtn. bike trails. Enjoy sight seeing; ghost towns, historic points of interest, museums and fine dining. Peddle your way along a historic train route from South Fork, or ride the Cumbres & Toltec from Antonito. Visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park or play the Rio Grande Club; PGA championship 18 hole golf course 5 minutes away. Sit and relax in your cabin or campsite by our rippling riverfront or by an evening campfire.

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Ski & Snowboard at Wolf Creek Ski Area "The Most Snow in Colorado"

An easy 20 minute drive from Riverbend! Great Nordic skiing & snowshoeing, plus family friendly sledding, ice skating & ice fishing nearby.​

Over 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, plus plenty of back country for boon docking, hill climbing & more!

Less than 5 miles from two excellent trails; Big Meadows & Tucker Ponds, plus many more nearby.

Plenty of Room for Trailers

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Enjoy a real Colorado treat while staying in one of our river front Cabins, RV or Tent Campsites. Spectacular fall colors abound all around Riverbend Resort nearly 2 million acres of National Forest provide miles & miles of forest roads and rivers near South Fork to tour the changing aspens and cottonwoods.

Fantastic fall fishing, with cool water, and lots of action on the line.

Some of Colorado's best big game hunting. Centrally located for 3 Premier hunting units 76, 79, 80. Elk, Deer, Bear and other game animals.

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A great time of year to travel, less crowds and great early season fishing. Some roads and trails may not be 100% accessible, but a wonderful time to relax in peace and quite and watch wildlife.

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Elk Herd Grazing
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