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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Roan Cliff Chaos

MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE September 21 CELEBRATE WESTERN ADVENTURE WEEKEND WITH OUR 2ND ANNUAL MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE! STAY AROUND FOR PLENTY OF ACTIVITIES IN DOWNTOWN RIFLE, SUCH AS MUSIC, BEER GARDEN, ROCK CLIMBING WALL, AND MORE! Do you like your desert single-track skinny and technical with a side of bacon? Do you want to help bring a world-class, non-motorized trail system…

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Western Adventure Weekend

Western Adventure Weekend September 20 – 21 LIVE MUSIC DOWNTOWN • DOWNTOWN ACTIVITIES • MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE The Western Adventure Weekend Celebrates all things unique to Rifle. Some have a Fall Fest, but in Rifle we ramp up the excitement with community events that embody the theme of our city. It’s our fourth year celebrating everything great about outdoor adventures…

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Garfield County Fair

Garfield County Fair July 29 – August 4, 2019 About The Garfield County Fair For updates visit garfieldcountyfair.com/ EXPLORE OUR EVENTS Previous Next

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Independence Day Eve

Independence Day Eve July 3rd About Independence Day Eve Fireworks What better way to ring in our national celebration than setting off fireworks the night before? In Rifle, we do just that. Our Independence Day Eve celebration usually features a live music performance from the local symphony, fun activities, and of course fireworks, all happening on the 3rd of July.…

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