The City of Rifle is located in Garfield County, Colorado. At the bottom of the White River Plateau, Rifle is a favorite spot for ranchers, elk hunters and tourists looking for adventures in the White River National Forest. Rifle Gap State Park, which is around 15 miles north of town, is renowned for camping, angling, and boating on the reservoir. For tourists interested in spelunking, Rifle Falls State Park with its limestone caves created by a 50-foot waterfall is the perfect place. The area additionally serves as the gateway to the Flat Tops Wilderness. The Rifle Creek Museum showcases region’s history with themed rooms that contain American Indian artifacts.