Rifle Gap State Park

Rifle Gap State Park

Rifle Gap State Park
Map showing the location of Rifle Gap State Park
Map showing the location of Rifle Gap State Park
Location Garfield County, Colorado, USA
Nearest city Rifle, CO
Coordinates
Area 1,341 acres (5.43 km2)
Established 1966
Governing body Colorado State Parks

Rifle Gap State Park is a Colorado State Park located in Garfield County near Rifle, Colorado. The 1,341-acre (5.43 km2) park established in 1966 includes a 360-acre (1.5 km2) reservoir. Plant communities are pinyon-juniper woodlands, sagebrush shrubland with deciduous riparian forest in places along the edge of the Rifle Gap Reservoir. Commonly observed wildlife include mule deer, elk and great horned owls. Park facilities include a visitors center, campgrounds, picnic sites and a boat ramp.

References

  • "Rifle Gap State Park". Colorado State Parks.