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


Camp Sites are on a first-come, first-served basis. For Community House and Group Area reservations Click here.

Community House Fees

TypeFriday - Saturday Rent (per day)Week Day RentCleaning & Damage DepositMaximum Advance Reservation
Rifle Residents$100.00$55.00$250.00210 days
Service and Community Group Activity$80.00$55.00$250.00210 days
Non-Resident$130.00$65.00$250.00210 days
Special Event Package$500.00$315.00$300.00300 days

Group Area Fees

Daily Rent — $80Cleaning & Damage Deposit — $100

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 the 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, or unusual City expense, and forfeited for violations of the occupancy and use restrictions.
  • 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.
  • The 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 40 day passes.
  • The Community House has 2 portable toilets and the Group Area has 2 portable toilets. 
  • All trash must be removed from the building and grounds at departure. The building must be clean.
  • Fires only in the fireplace or grate. No fires are allowed during fire bans.
  • Reservations can be made from May 1st through October 31st. 
  • There will not be winter maintenance on the driveway to the Community House.



  • Community House and Group Area used 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 a 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