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Rifle Gap State Park, CO


Rifle Gap State Park has something to offer every outdoor enthusiast, the clean clear waters of this 350-acre reservoir afford some of the best scuba diving, boating, swimming, water skiing and fishing in Colorado. Camping, hiking and picnicking opportunities at this 1,305-acre park also await the Rifle Gap State Park visitor. The fun doesn't stop in the wintertime, when ice fishing and cross-country skiing are available for the cold-weather buffs. The popular campsites at Rifle Gap are spread out along the northern shore of the reservoir. There are 89 campsites that can accommodate tents, small trailers, RV's and pick-up campers.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Beach (Swimming)
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Available
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Interpretitive Programs
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Sailing And Sailboarding
  • Showers
  • Skating
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Watching Opportunity
Alerts and Important Information
  • In addition to the camping fee, an entrance fee is required at all state parks!
  • Shade may be naturally provided by trees and other vegetation or by man made shade shelter. Please call the park for specific details.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    39.61639, -107.76361
    39°36'59"N, 107°45'49"W

    I-70 to Rifle exchange, then take Hwy 13 north. Go through Rifle 3 miles. State Hwy 325 for 6 miles.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    Rifle Gap State Park
    5775 HIGHWAY 325
    RIFLE  CO  81650

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (970)625-1607