Rifle Falls State Park
|Rifle Falls State Park|
Snow and ice covered falls in the park
|Location||Garfield County, Colorado, USA|
|Nearest city||Rifle, Colorado|
|Area||48 acres (0.19 km2)|
|Governing body||Colorado State Parks|
Rifle Falls State Park is a Colorado State Park located in Garfield County northeast of Rifle, Colorado. The central feature of the 48-acre (0.19 km2) park is a triple 70-foot (21 m) waterfall flowing over a travertine dam on East Rifle Creek. Commonly seen wildlife includes mule deer, elk, coyote, and golden-mantled ground squirrel. Rainbow and brown trout can be caught in the creek. Limestone cliffs near the falls have a few small caves and three species of bats. Visitor facilities include campsites, picnic sites and 2.0 miles (3.2 km) of hiking trails.
- "Rifle Falls State Park". Colorado State Parks.
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