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Top 40 attractions you must visit in Garfield County

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About Garfield County

Garfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado.It has many popular attractions, including Glenwood Hot Springs,Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, making it well worth a visit.

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Attractions in Garfield County

Harvey Gap State Park
Harvey Gap State ParkSilt, CO 81652, USA
Outdoors- Other

Harvey Gap State Park is centered around a magnificent, turquoise alpine lake called Grass Valley Reservoir. It is well known for its fishing and limited use boating. The park's reservoir"Grass Valley Reservoir" is 190 acres when full and allows fishing year round. It comprises of a swim-beach, picnic sites and fantastic fishing and boating. Map. Amenities.

High Canyon Adventures
High Canyon Adventures66418 US-6, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
Outdoors- Other

High Canyon Adventures and Bair Ranch offer an authentic Western Colorado ranch experience for families and groups. You can stay on 5,500 acres of private gated open space in the beautiful Glenwood Canyon. At the ranch you will get an authentic experience, not a commercial campground experience. You will have a private experience, not a public experience.

Iron Mountain Hot Springs
Iron Mountain Hot Springs281 Centennial St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
Hot Springs

Iron Mountain Hot Springs mineral hot springs pools in Glenwood Springs on the bank of the Colorado River. 16 unique pools of 100% pure, thermal mineral water, ranging from 98 to 108°F. A special quiet zone provides a soothing environment to soak and relax. There's also a larger, freshwater family pool where parents can relax in an elevated whirlpool while watching kids play.

Linwood Cemetery
Linwood Cemetery1310 Bennett Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
Man-made Structures- Other

This is the oldest existing cemetery in Glenwood Springs. The land on the hill that would later become Linwood Cemetery was homesteaded in 1885. In August 1886, the Glenwood Cemetery Association was formed and Linwood Cemetery was developed.

Lorax Trail
Lorax TrailCarbondale, CO 81623, USA
1 Day Treks

A moderate trail you can hike, run, and mountain bike that is dog friendly. While the trail remains most often smooth & intermediate, advanced riders will find many rewards. Tight turns and steep ups and downs will keep you on guard. The trail becomes steeper and more technical as it approaches the southern point where many riders turn around to head back to the trailhead.

Rifle Falls State Park
Rifle Falls State Park5775 Highway 325, 10379 CO-325, Rifle, CO 81650, USA
Outdoors- Other

A majestic state park, which is home to Colorado's only 80-foot triple waterfall. Explore through small limestone caves. RV and tent camping, wonderful trails.The central feature of the 48-acre park is a triple 70-foot waterfall flowing over a travertine dam on East Rifle Creek. There is a short hike which leads up and around the top of the falls. The trail is fairly steep and rocky, but is only about one mile round trip.

Rifle Gap Dam
Rifle Gap DamRifle Gap Dam, Rifle, CO 81650, USA

Rifle Gap Dam is a dam in Garfield County, Colorado, about five and a half miles north of Rifle. The clear water at Rifle Gap Reservoir is excellent for scuba diving. Other water activities include boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, and windsurfing. It impounds East Rifle Creek and West Rifle Creek about 400 feet feet upstream from their previous point of confluence. The dam was built for irrigation water storage.

Rifle Gap Reservoir
Rifle Gap ReservoirRifle Gap Reservoir, Colorado 81650, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Rifle Gap Reservoir, has a water surface of 359 acres and a maximum capacity of 12,168 acre-feet. Recreation includes scuba diving in its clear water, fishing (for rainbow and German brown trout, walleye, perch, and smallmouth and largemouth bass, etc.), wildlife watching, boating, year-round camping, and hiking.

Rifle Gap State Park
Rifle Gap State Park5775 CO-325, Rifle, CO 81650, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Outdoors- Other
Wildlife Sanctuaries

Rifle Gap State Park is a Colorado State Park located in Garfield County near Rifle. It comprises of pristine 360-acre lake, ideal for boating, fishing, swimming, RV and tent camping. Full-service visitor center with interpretive displays and area information. Commonly observed wildlife include mule deer, elk and great horned owls.

Roan Plateau
Roan PlateauRoan Plateau, Colorado 81635, USA
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

A majestic plateau that overlooks the Colorado River Valley, and provides exceptional opportunities for recreation including hiking, hunting, motorized recreation, camping, and fishing.It contains a variety of natural resources and scenic terrain: high ridges, deep valleys, desert lands, waterfalls, cutthroat trout, mountain lions, bears, rare plants, and oil and natural gas.

South Canyon Hot Springs
South Canyon Hot SpringsGlenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
Hot Springs

The South Canyon Hot Springs, are a natural hot spring just west of Glenwood Springs in the South Canyon. It requires a short hike to get too, but the reward is worth it.The one or two pools available are located on a hillside with exceptional views of the surrounding landscape

Stillwater Reservoir
Stillwater ReservoirStillwater Reservoir, Colorado 81641, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

The 6,700-acre Stillwater Reservoir is located in the western Adirondacks, and provides undeveloped, remote camping on both islands and along the shoreline. Its recreational uses including camping, canoeing, boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. It is one of the iconic attraction and attracts a lot of tourists to here.

Storm King Mountain
Storm King MountainStorm King Mountain, Colorado 81601, USA
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Storm King Mountain is a mountain in the White River National Forest of the Rocky Mountains. It is one of the iconic location where you can spend some nice time with adventures. A good trekking destination and also this place offers stunning views of this area. A ski lift at the Copper Mountain Ski Resort is named after the mountain.

Sunlight Mountain Resort
Sunlight Mountain Resort10901 Co Rd 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
Skiing Spots
Man-made Structures- Other

Sunlight Mountain Resort is a unique winter playground that is affordable and family oriented. Sunlight is a wintertime winner with families and groups and also offers tons of summertime activities. Amenities include a restaurant, lounge, rental and retail shop, ski school, children’s center, terrain park, nordic skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobile tours.

Sweetwater Lake State Park
Sweetwater Lake State ParkSweetwater Lake, Colorado 81637, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Outdoors- Other

Sweetwater Lake State Park is a Colorado State Park in Garfield County. The park contains 488 acres and is located within the White River National Forest in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area. The 72-acre natural lake and surrounding land was originally part of a privately owned ranch and had been considered for a golf course or housing developments.

The Flat Tops
The Flat TopsThe Flat Tops, Colorado 81641, USA
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

The Flat Tops is a mountain range located in Colorado within the Routt and White River National Forests. The area contains approximately one hundred and ten ponds and lakes and is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, including many large mammals such as moose, elk, mule deer, black bear, and cougars. The highest point in the Flat Tops is the summit of Flat Top Mountain on the east side of the range.

Trappers Lake
Trappers LakeTrappers Lake, Colorado 81641, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

This majestic 302-acre lake is known as the "Cradle of Wilderness" and contains a strain of native cutthroat trout. There is a large camping area and lodge near the lake. The lake is roughly a mile and a half long and half a mile wide reaching depths of 180 feet.

Trappers Peak
Trappers PeakTrappers Peak, Colorado 81641, USA
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Trappers Peak is a 5,966-foot-elevation mountain summit located in the North Cascades of Washington state. This Peak is more notable for its large, steep rise above local terrain than for its absolute elevation. The summit of Trappers Peak is known for its grand view of the jagged peaks of the Picket Range.

West Lost Lake
West Lost LakeWest Lost Lake, Colorado 81641, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

West Lost Lake is a lake located just 28.7 miles from Hayden, in Garfield County. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including cutthroat trout and brook trout here. It is also a good camping location and also there are so many things to see and do.

Wild West Express
Wild West ExpressGlenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
Man-made Structures- Other

Wild West Express Coaster is a steel roller coaster operating at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. It offered a next level adventure and also there are so many things to see and do.

Map of attractions in Garfield County