Rifle Falls State Park
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State Parks website.
Rifle Falls gives visitors a little taste of the tropics right here in Colorado!
The focal point of Rifle Falls State Park is the Falls, which has been drawing visitors since 1883. The falls are much the same today. Mist from the falls have created a grotto that is popular with site seers, naturalists and photographers alike.
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The park encompasses 200 acres 18 campsites and several picnic sites.
The park is long and narrow following East Rifle Creek. The falls lie at
the northern end of the park. In the surrounding terrain are picnic
sites and hiking trails.
Recreation in Rifle Falls State Park includes hiking, fishing, biking, picnicking, camping and sight seeing. During the winter visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing. Abundant wildlife is present in the area year round.
To get there take I-70 to the Rifle exit, then go north on CO Highway 13 for three miles. Turn right onto Colorado 325 and drive 9.8 miles.
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