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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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 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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Shopping and Dining

SHOPPING & DINING Eat Restaurants, Food & Beverages A visit to Rifle presents a full culinary delight of options for the foodie in all of us. Culinary delights in Rifle are matched by beverage options including beer, wine, coffee, and craft cocktails as well the unique atmospheres and environments. Catering to virtually every taste, Rifle offers a multitude of exquisite…

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Rifle Gap Reservoir State Park

Rifle Gap Reservoir State Park Rifle Gap State Park is located at 5775 Highway 325, north of Rifle, Colorado. The 350 acre Rifle Gap Reservoir is an ideal location for boating, fishing, ice fishing, water and jet skiing, windsurfing, paddle boarding and swimming. The park includes 89 campsites that are open year round, as well as, picnice areas and a…

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Rifle Mountain Park

RIFLE MOUNTAIN PARK The beautiful canyon of Rifle Mountain Park has long drawn crowds. Those looking to escape the heat of the lower plains come and enjoy the adventure in the picturesque setting of this rugged place. Modern climbing was introduced to the area in the mid 1980’s, and since then the number of established climbing routes has surpassed 400,…

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Rifle Falls State Park

Rifle Falls State Park Visitors from around the world flock to the three spectacular 70 foot waterfalls that are the focal point of this idyllic state park In addition to the waterfalls, the area boasts numerous limestone caves for exploring, three hiking trails which meander along the creek, and trout fishing in Rifle Creek. The Park has 13 drive-in and…

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