Grand Hogback Trail at Rifle Arch

Grand Hogback Trail at Rifle Arch The Grand Hogback Trail at Rifle Arch is located approximately six miles north of Downtown Rifle off Highway 13. When fully complete, the trail system will be over 18-miles long and ideal for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders. The trail styles feature a mix of singletrack, machine built flow trails, technical rocky trails, and…

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Scenic Drives

SCENIC DRIVES Explore Rifle and beyond Whether you want to explore the areas immediately surrounding Rifle, or take a day-trip to check out the Flat Tops, Grand Mesa, or Ruedi Reservoir, Rifle is located in the center of the bulls-eye for those looking for scenic drives on Colorado’s Western Slope. RIFLE CREEK VALLEY About 5-minutes north of Downtown Rifle off…

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Golf in Rifle

Golf in Rifle Find your course in rifle The beauty of Western Colorado is on full display at the many golf courses throughout the region.  There are three golf courses within a 15-minute drive from Downtown Rifle with additional options in the Roaring Fork Valley, Grand Junction, Vail, and beyond. RIFLE CREEK GOLF COURSE www.riflecreekgc.com Located about six miles north…

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OHV

OHV Rifle’s location at the center of the western slope means immediate access to some of Colorado’s most awesome OHV & ATV trails Hubbard Mesa Recreation Area is one of the Rifle region’s most popular recreational areas and is located just outside the city limits. Additional local OHV trails arefound on the Roan Plateau, Battlement Reservoirs, Flat Tops, and the…

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Fishing

FISHING Fishing Rifle is located in the center of the bulls-eye for some of the best trout fishing in the country.   Rifle sits on the banks of the  Colorado River and although the river is starting to transition to warm-water species as it flows westward past town, there are still large brown and rainbow trout in the immediate area.…

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Rifle Riparian Zone

Rifle Riparian Zone https://vimeo.com/500254395%20 The Riparian Zone is located just south of the fish hatchery and features hiking trails, a series of small cascading falls, and beautiful fishing ponds, all along Rifle Creek. Rifle Creek is loaded with trout in this area and wildlife viewing opportunities abound. The hiking trails connect the Rifle Fish Hatchery on the north side of…

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Hometown Holiday

Hometown Holiday December 3-5, 2021 About Hometown Holiday Hometown Holiday is all about celebrating what we love most at the end of the year: community! (And sometimes the weather!) Last year included an amazing race, scavenger hunt, craft fair, Santa for the kids, the Parade of Lights, sleigh rides, bonfire, a screening of the Polar Express, and plenty of other…

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Rifle Cemetery

Rifle CEMETERY The Rose Hill Cemetery is located at 777 Birch Ave at the top of the tallest hill in the City of Rifle. The views of Rifle from the western end of the cemetery are some of the best in the area. Visitors will find a directory in the northeast corner of the cemetery. The Morrow Draw Trail connects…

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Rifle Gap Dam

Rifle GAP DAM Rifle Gap Dam is about 5 1/2 miles north of Rifle, at a point where Rifle Creek cuts through the Grand Hogback. The dam was built between 1964 and 1967 by the United States Bureau of Reclamation for irrigation water storage. The dam is operated by the Silt Water Conservancy District and creates Rifle Gap Reservoir. The…

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Rifle Rest Area

Rifle Rest Area The Rifle Rest Area is located off of Exit 90 from I-70. The Rifle Rest Area is located off of Exit 90 from I-70. The rest area sits next to scenic Lions Pond and visitors are welcome to picnic, walk the trail around the pond, or enjoy an afternoon of fishing. The rest area includes restrooms, a…

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