Canyon Access

Getting There

Rifle Mountain Park is a city park located 20 miles north of the city of Rifle. Please make sure you understand the RMP rules of conduct before visiting Rifle.

Park Entry & Passes

All visitors to Rifle Mountain Park must buy a daily or season pass. There are several pay stations for day passes located throughout the park; the main pay station is on the right side of the canyon entrance. Season passes can be purchased from park hosts present in the canyon.

The RCC respects and endorses the city’s Parks and Recreation policies and efforts to keep the park clean and open to the public. Do the right thing! Buy a pass!


Rifle Mountain Park camping fee $10 per night per site unless otherwise posted. Each site has 2 cars maximum unless otherwise posted. Day Use or Annual Pass is required for camping at RMP.

Be considerate of other climbers, share sites when nights become crowded. Remove all of your trash, along with any other trash you find at the sites. Do not camp in any other areas within Rifle Mountain Park boundaries.