Community House & Group Area Reservations

Park Address
13885 County Road 217
Rifle, CO 81650

The Community House is a 58' x 24' log cabin. There is no running water or electricity. The Group Area is a grassy area below the Community House, which is used for group camping or overflow parking for the Community House.
Community House Amenities
  • Large table
  • Picnic tables (4)
  • Benches (6)
  • Fireplace
  • Double charcoal grill
The Community House and Group Area can be reserved by calling the Recreation Department at (970) 665-6570.

Please click here to download the reservation form

Type Friday - Saturday Rent (per day) Week Day Rent Cleaning & Damage Deposit Maximum Advance Reservation
Rifle Residents & Businesses $35 $20 $150 210 days
Service and Community Group activity $35 $20 $150 210 days
Non Resident $60 $30 $150 210 days
Special Event Package $300 $215 $250 300 days

If Community House or Group Area is reserved, lots of 10 parking passes can be purchased for $40.

Community House and Group Area Regulations
  • Applicant must be at least 21 years old. A responsible party must be on grounds anytime the Community House is occupied.
  • The damage and clean-up deposit would be used to offset any clean-up, damages, necessary police response, unusual City expense, and forfeited for violations of the occupancy and use restrictions.
  • A preliminary reservation can be made verbally, but unless the City receives the rental fee and a signed application within 10 days, the reservation will be cancelled.
  • A refund will be made if the reservation is canceled at least 21 days in advance:
    • 50% if at least 21 days notice 
    • 75% if at least 45 days notice 
    • 100% if at least 90 days notice
  • A maximum of 20 cars may be parked at the Community House and a maximum of 20 cars may be parked in the Group Area.
  • Maximum occupancy of the Community House is 120 persons.
  • Each vehicle must also purchase and display a Rifle Mountain park day pass or annual pass.
  • Special Event Package (weddings, family reunions, etc.) includes both the Community House and Group Area and forty day passes.
  • The Community House has 2 pit toilets. The Group Area has 2 portable toilets. Additional portable toilets can be requested at the charge of $100 per toilet per day.
  • All trash must be removed from the building and grounds at departure. Building must be clean.
  • Fires only in the fireplace or grate. No fires are allowed during fire bans.
  • Reservations can be made throughout the year, however, there will not be winter maintenance on the driveway to the Community House.
  • Community House use by reservations only
  • Quiet times from 10 p.m. - 6 a.m.
  • Parking in designated areas only
  • No hunting, shooting, fireworks, etc.
  • ATVs may not be operated within park boundaries
  • Fires in fire rings only
  • Dogs must be on leash at all times
  • Pick up after dogs
  • No loud or amplified music
  • No glass
  • Dispose of trash properly
  • Bears may be in the area, be bear aware