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Harvey Gap State Park

3159 Harvey Gap Road, Rifle, CO
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Good for a short visit.

We stopped here overnight when passing through. It is just O.K. We had a great spot overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nina L
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Louisiana
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Great for kids

Love this lake. We take the kids up there for day trips (there is no camping or motorized boats... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Bergener13
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Rifle, Colorado
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“sunny day” (2 reviews)
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3159 Harvey Gap Road, Rifle, CO
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here overnight when passing through. It is just O.K. We had a great spot overlooking the resiviour, tried a little fishing with no luck. The plus side it is a nice quiet campground, very clean, with nice bathrooms with showers. The down side,...More

Thank Nina L
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Love this lake. We take the kids up there for day trips (there is no camping or motorized boats) and we love just hanging at the beach and paddle boarding/exploring.

Thank Bergener13
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This jem of a spot is almost unknown. you can camp for free and at night catch catfish in the 20-40lb range. located near rifle gap reservoir with great trout and pick fishing.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful spot and a nice way to cool off on a hot afternoon, BUT they should post a sign when they divert half the water to rifle Gap before you pay expecting to go swimming. Very disappointing.

Thank bfran5
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

It is just a short drive to this state park from Rifle. Driving through the Gap is quite impressive, interesting rock slides and chutes. The lake level is a bit low, but there were many people out enjoying the water. Nice semi-secluded spot to visit.

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's nothing pompous, but this is my all time favorite place to spend a sunny day on my paddleboard. It's a no-wake lake, which makes it perfect for kayakers and paddlers. The water is beautiful and clear. The swimming area is quite muddied because of...More

Thank JoeyRifle
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

No dog unfortunately allowed. It great place to kayak or SUP. Loved the clear water. Water was cold.

Thank Aimeehd
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Came with family and husband - had dogs who enjoyed running around. Beautiful view of jet skiers and boaters. Go on a sunny day!

Thank colorado_lover1234
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We live about 5 miles from Harvey Gap and are so blessed to have this local gem to call our own. My husband and I took up kayaking this summer and have spent virtually every evening cruising around the lake, drinking in the beauty and...More

1  Thank Kimberly G
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

I always enjoy chilling by the water under the cottonwood trees. Great place to visit in the summer, or any other season for that matter.

Thank Bojar V
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