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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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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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Rifle War Memorial

Rifle War Memorial The Rifle War Memorial pays tribute to the local men and women who have served their country in our nation’s wars. Head north on highway 13 and turn left on 30th St. where you’ll find the memorial on the north side of the road.

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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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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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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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