Rifle Gap


Rifle Gap - Garfield County - Colorado - 5,870 feet
Rifle Creek flows through the gap.

About 6.5 miles north of Rifle on CO-325.
paved - road bike

photos by Randy Bishop, 7/19/2017


South of the gap. Sign shows the name 'Rifle Gap', indicating proximity.
 

North of the gap. Rifle Gap Reservior, indicating proximity.
 
 

North of the gap. Sign shows the name 'Rifle Gap', indicating proximity.
 

North of the gap. Sign shows the name 'Rifle Gap', indicating proximity.
 

North of the gap, looking south. Shows the distinctive profile of the gap.
 

In the gap, looking south. Shows the distinctive profile of the gap.
 

In the gap, looking north.
 
 
 

In the gap. Coordinates of safe parking spot are only 4/10 mile from the USGS coordinates.

photos by Karst Postma, 6/8/2011


In the gap, looking south. Shows the distinctive profile of the gap.
 

North of the gap. Display shows the lake and the finish waypoint of the gap.
 

In the gap. Coordinates of safe parking spot are only 5/10 mile from the USGS coordinates.


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From United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Rifle Gap 174034 Gap Garfield CO 393659N 1074551W 5784 Rifle - 13-OCT-1978


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