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Rifle Gap State Park, Rifle

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State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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.
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  • Spent the afternoon on the lake enjoying the water and glorious views. Well maintained and easy to get to.  more »
  • An unexpected beautiful surprise. We drove out here for the falls but stayed the afternoon at the swim beach tucked all the way in the back of the park. Blue waters, Sandy/small rock beach and clear.....  more »

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