Rifle Gap, northwest Colorado
Rifle Gap Dam is on Rifle Creek in Garfield County, Colorado and is used for irrigation purposes. Construction was completed in 1966. It has a normal surface area of 359 acres. It is owned by Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.
Rifle Gap is of earthen construction. Its height is 157 feet with a length of 1903 feet. Maximum discharge is 3645 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 12168 acre feet. Normal storage is 12168 acre feet. It drains an area of 142 square miles.
Lakes, Dams, and Recreational Facilities Near Rifle GapRifle Gap Reservoir Grass Valley Forty Acre Lake Meadow Lake
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