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Rifle Gap State Park, Rifle

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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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  • Had 4 spots reserved. Once arrived we couldn't even get out of the truck. Small spots, no shade, no trees, have to set tents in the parking gravel. Went farther north and paid for walk up camping...  more »
  • We had an excellent view from our full hookup site #14. Rate does not include the purchase of a CO State Parks annual pass. That or a daily entrance pass is required in addition to the camping rate...  more »
  • Rifle Gap is a nice state park and a good place to camp. It is well work visiting if you are already in the area. Many of the pictures here and the better place to visit though is RIFLE FALLS State....  more »

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