Rifle Gap State Park
|Rifle Gap State Park|
Looking across the reservoir towards Rifle Gap.
|Location||Garfield County, Colorado, USA|
|Nearest city||Rifle, CO|
|Area||1,341 acres (5.43 km2)|
|Governing body||Colorado Parks and Wildlife|
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.
- "Rifle Gap State Park". Colorado State Parks.
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