Rifle Ranger District


Rifle RD

The Rifle Ranger District has rich cultural history and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. The district is near the Flat Tops Wilderness which offers opportunities for solitude.

This area has many OHV roads and trails with sites for dispersed camping. Bring a picnic or plan to hunt, fish, mountain bike or ride horses in warmer months, then cross-country ski, snowshoe or snowmobile in winter.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00-5:30, excluding federal holidays
 
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Closest Towns: Rifle, CO
Information Center: Rifle Ranger District
0094 County Road 244
Rifle, CO 81650
(970) 625-2371

General Information

Directions:

Visit the District Office. From Rifle, CO head north on Railroad Ave for about a mile. Then merge left onto CO-13/West 20th Street and follow for about 0.7 miles. Turn right onto County Road 244 and follow 0.3 miles to the Forest Service office at 0094 County Road 244, Rifle, CO 81650.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Day Hiking


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Areas for Day Hiking at Rifle Ranger District

Backpacking


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Areas for Backpacking at Rifle Ranger District

Horse Riding


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Areas for Horse Riding at Rifle Ranger District

Picnicking


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Areas for Picnicking at Rifle Ranger District

Group Picnicking


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Areas for Group Picnicking at Rifle Ranger District

Boating - Non-Motorized


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Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Rifle Ranger District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.560574

  Longitude : 
-107.813945