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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 fch.jpgor 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 ten 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 two pit toilets.  The Group Area has two portable toilets.  Additional portable toilets can be requested at the charge of $100 per toilet per day.

All trash must be removed from teh 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 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
  • Parking in designated areas only
  • No hunting, shooting, fireworks, etc.
  • ATVs may not be operated within park boundaried
  • 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