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~ Visit Rifle Colorado – Real Western Adventure ~Rifle Falls State Park is locat…

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~ Visit Rifle Colorado – Real Western Adventure ~

Rifle Falls State Park is located just north of Rifle and is one of many attractions along the Rifle Creek corridor. Visitors from around the world flock to the three spectacular 70-foot waterfalls that are the focal point of this idyllic state park. In addition to the waterfalls, the area boasts numerous limestone caves for exploring, three hiking trails which meander along the creek, and trout fishing in East Rifle Creek. The Park has 13 drive-in and 7 walk-in campsites that are available year round, as well as, shaded picnic areas and the Mountain Mist Amphitheater which can be used for weddings and group gatherings.

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On Sunday night, a team of our biologists worked late into the night catching ba…

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On Sunday night, a team of our biologists worked late into the night catching bats as part of ongoing research to survey the mammals’ health and look for White Nose Syndrome.

They erected fine mist nets—some 24 feet tall and 32 feet wide—across a small drainage, then set up a creekside laboratory where they weighed, measured, swabbed and examined for signs of deadly fungus, with only headlamps for light.











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13 Waterfalls to Hike to This Spring

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13 Waterfalls to Hike to This Spring

As the snow melts, you’re probably getting the itch to go hiking again. But snow melting also means one great thing for hikes — waterfalls are in full force. From some of the more famous wate…

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Ready to hit the high country? You might have to wait a month

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Ready to hit the high country? You might have to wait a month

Memorial Day weekend usually marks the start of summer adventure in Colorado, but this year is different due to late-season snow.

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