Rifle Mountain Park, Located just 13 miles North of Rifle, serves as one of America's premiere sport climbing destinations. The climbing season runs from mid-April through late October. Climbers can pay a daily entrance fee of $4 or purchase a yearly pass for $40. Camping is available in designated sites for $7 per night.
Mountain biking is also a popular sport in this area. Check with Colorado Custom Cycles, 230 Railroad Ave, 970 625-6188.
The Brickyard Square, 115 E 3rd St.,(970)625-3139. A mouth-watering menu, a 60-bottle wine list, and a 400-watt sound system are reason enough to visit this fine dining & entertainment venue. The elegant decor & atmosphere are reason to keep coming back. Offering exquisite food & the best stage for music & other live entertainment, the Brickyard has quickly become a center of activity for the community of Rifle. Sit down for a drink at the enormous bar, made of granite and marble pieces from Italy, Brazil and Guatemala. Relax & enjoy an evening of delicious food & fine drink at Rifle's hotspot.
Rifle Golf Course three miles North of Rifle, could easily be one of the most scenic and spectacular 18-hole championship courses in Colorado. This beautiful and pristine course, designed by Richard M. Phelps, uses all of the area's natural beauty. Worth the visit and good value. Back 9 is best.
Lakota Canyon Is another awesome local course. Hard to say to much about this course, other than it is difficult!