The Flat Tops

THE Flat Tops The region is a high plateau filled with forests, meadows, hills, canyons, valleys, and spectacular views of DISTANT mountain ranges. The name Flat Tops refers to a large region of the White River National Forest northeast of Rifle.  Contrary to their name, the western Flat Tops nearest Rifle are not actually flat. More accessible than its wilderness…

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Rifle Creek Valley

Rifle Creek Valley Follow Rifle Creek as it spills out of the Flat Tops and into the ranchlands and communities below. This trip highlights the best of Rifle. And bring your toys! With three State Parks (Rifle Falls, Rifle Gap, and Harvey Gap) Rifle Mountain Park, Rifle Creek Golf Course, and endless BLM and Forest Service lands, you can spend…

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Roan Plateau Area

Roan Plateau Area The Roan Plateau rises 4,000 feet above the Colorado River Valley. From Rifle, the view of the Roan Plateau is the imposing Bookcliffs and Anvil Points. A drive or bike ride up to the top of the plateau offers so much more. The top of the Roan a wonderland of stunning views, deep canyons, waterfalls, aspen forests,…

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Hubbard Mesa Recreation Area

Hubbard Mesa Hubbard Mesa is a 2,480-acre colorful desert landscape of mesas and rock hoodoos at the base of the Roan Plateau. Visitors are greeted with 50 miles of single track, ATV, and jeep trails. This means that when it comes to recreation, if you can dream it you can (mostly) do it. Just be safe out there adventurers! Hubbard…

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Rifle Creek Golf Course

Rifle Creek Golf Course The golf course is a public 18 hole championship golf course designed by Richard M. Phelps. Rifle Creek Golf Course is located at 3004 Highway 325, just north of Rifle, Colorado. Golfers will enjoy playing the challenging course with distinctively different nine hole courses, while simultaneously reveling in the scenic beauty of the Rifle Creek Valley.…

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Harvey Gap Reservoir State Park

Harvey Gap State Park Swimming and Picnic Area A GREAT WAY TO BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT Harvey Gap is a 198 acre reservoir featuring great opportunities for fishing, swimming, and stand-up-paddleboarding.  Motorized boats are allowed with a 20 HP maximum and there is a boat ramp on the east side of the lake. Anglers catch catfish, largemouth and smallmouth bass,…

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Metro Park

METRO PARK Metro Park is located at 1718 Railroad Avenue. It includes the Art Dague Pool & Waterslide, Rifle Action Park, two lighted tennis courts, a picnic shelter and open space. View Real Western Adventure Map View Rifle Area

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Lakota Canyon Ranch & Golf Club

Lakota Canyon Ranch & Golf Club Featuring stunning views of rugged Western Colorado canyons and natural terrain, come enjoy the scenic Colorado golf at Lakota Canyon Ranch & Golf Club. Lakota Canyon Ranch opened for play in May 2004, offering a world-class 18-hole championship golf course designed by James Engh. View Real Western Adventure Map View Rifle Creek Valley Area

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Battlement Mesa Golf Club

Battlement Mesa Golf Club Battlement Mesa Golf Club opened in 1987 and has been ranked as one of the “Best Courses in America You Can Play” by Golf Digest. The course takes full advantage of our one-of-a-kind setting: a high plains plateau overlooking the Colorado River. Learn more at www.battlementmesagolf.com » View Real Western Adventure Map

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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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