Rifle Fish Hatchery

Rifle Fish Hatchery The Rifle fish hatchery is the largest state-owned and operated trout production hatchery in Colorado and produces rainbow, cutthroat, brook, and brown trout. The fish hatchery is open 8 am – 4 pm year-round, and includes a Visitor Center and viewing room, “Feed The Fish” food dispensers (requires quarters), and a fishing pond for kids. The hatchery…

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Deerfield Park

Deerfield Park Deerfield Park is home to Cooper Field, home field for the Rifle Bears Baseball team, as well as, four softball fields (Taugenbaugh, Graham, Bookcliff and Hogback), two soccer fields (Spevere and Anvil Points) and a basketball court. The Deerfield Park Multi-Use Fields are located north of Rifle off of Highway 13. Visitors will also find the Veterans’ War…

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Rifle Colorado River Boat Ramp

Rifle Boat Ramp The new Rifle Boat Ramp was opened to the public in November 2016. The location has been moved west from the old boat ramp, closer to the Rest Area. It offers an easier and safer take-out for boaters, as well as a 2/3 mile Colorado River Trail to enjoy this scenic part of the Colorado River. View…

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Meadow Lake

Meadow Lake A Beautiful Destination in the Flat Tops Meadow Lake is about a 1 1/2 hour drive from New Castle on the Buford Road (CR 245). The campground is on the northwest side of the lake. Fishing is available with a valid Colorado fishing license. This area is a popular ATV basecamp for trips throughout the Flat Tops. No…

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Centennial Park

Centennial Park Centennial Park consists of a beautiful outdoor amphitheater, childrens’ splash park, picnic shelters, trails and green space. Centennial Park is located on the Rifle Creek Trail between 3rd and 9th street. Entrances to the park and parking areas can be found on the west end of 5th St. and off of Park Ave. One of the highlights of…

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Rifle Metro Pool

Rifle Metro Pool A newly renovated water adventure park Construction of the redesigned Rifle Metro Pool facility finished in June 2020 and boasts a zero-entry kid’s pool with play structure, lazy river, a competition pool with 6 new lap lanes, and a 27 ft. tall waterslide.  There is plenty of room to lay in the sun while not in the…

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Fravert Reservoir

Fravert Reservoir Fravert Reservoir provides a beautiful setting for bird watching beneath the majestic Roan Plateau To reach Fravert Reservoir, visitors will take the Rifle By-Pass onto County Road 244 (Fravert Reservoir Road) where they will find a parking area on the left hand side of the road.  Waterfowl abounds on the reservoir much of the year.  Please obey the…

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Battlement Reservoirs

Battlement Reserviors The Battlement Reservoirs are a chain of seven reservoirs located in a magnificent, moutain setting south of Parachute, Colorado. The reservoirs are an ideal location for fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, and solitude. From Rifle head west on I-70 to Parachute, 16 miles, and take exit 75. Turn left on County Road #301. Follow Co. Rd. #301 across the…

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Coulter Lake

Coulter Lake Coulter Lake is a pristine mountain lake three miles into the White River National Forest, north of Rifle. Accompanying the lake is a small guest ranch open year round to guests looking for real western adventure. The ranch offers trail riding, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling and more. View Real Western Adventure Map View Flat Tops Area

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Rifle Arch Area

Rifle Arch AREA The Rifle Arch Trail is an easy to moderate hiking trail leading to a stunning sandstone arch formation. Located north of Rifle off of Highway 13. Hikers should head north on Railroad Ave., which becomes Highway 13, for approximately 6.5 miles. You will find the trailhead and parking on the right side of the road at mile…

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