Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce
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Rangely Is A Great Place To Vacation -- PLAN TODAY!
The Town of Rangely hosts excellent overnight accommodations and restaurants. We pride ourselves on making our visitors feel welcome and hope that your stay in our community is memorable
Nestled in the valley of the White River in northwest Colorado, Rangely is a small community offers a wide variety of activities such as premier hunting, golfing, boating, off-roading and fishing. Attractions include: Kenney Reservoir, Rangely Rock Crawling Park, Canyon Pintado, Diamond National Monument, and the Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway.
See wild horses, deer, elk, antelope, migratory birds, coyotes, eagles, and hawks. There are nearby mountain streams with beaver dams, a wealth of bird life and small mammals, and thousands of square miles of public lands to explore.
KENNEY RESERVOIR AND THE TAYLOR DRAW DAM: 5 miles east of town on the White River. Spend your vacation time motor boating, sailing, fishing and swimming. There are well-maintained facilities: clean restrooms, group shelters, horseshoe pits, swimming area, a marina and sand beach play areas. The facilities are handicapped accessible.
THE CEDAR RIDGES GOLF COURSE: 2 miles east of Rangely, is a public course: rolling swells, multiple tee boxes, large rolling greens, hills, water, sand traps, trees and level areas. The 9 hole par 36 course was constructed in 1985, designed by Frank Hummel.
THE CANYON PINTADO HISTORIC DISTRICT: A National Registered Historic Place in the Douglas Valley south of Rangely. Canyon Pintado (Painted Canyon) occupied by prehistoric people for 11,000 years. One culture left a visible mark on the Canyon. The largest concentration of Fremont archaeological sites are along the Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway. More than 50 archaeological sites are in the Canyon Pintado District were the handiwork with 7 marked sites along Highway 139 south of Rangely. The sites feature petroglyphs and pictographs on the sheer sandstone walls.
RANGELY ROCK CRAWLING PARK: Rock crawling is an extreme form of off-road driving. In rock crawling, drivers pilot highly modified four-wheel-drive vehicles over very harsh terrain. Driving locations include boulders, mountain foothills, rock piles, mountain trails, etc. Rock crawling is about slow-speed, careful and precise driving. Often drive up, down and across obstacles that would appear completely impassable to the average person.
HUNTING IN RANGELY COLORADO: Rangely is located in Rio Blanco County with Moffat and Routt counties nearby. Northwest Colorado has large elk, mule deer and antelope herds. The region attracts about 28,000 hunters annually. Hunting Units are 21,22, and 10. Resident and non-resident hunters must apply for licenses and tags in the area you wish to hunt.
DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT along the DINOSAUR DIAMOND SCENIC BYWAY: 20 miles southeast of Rangely is one of the last areas of the West explored by European settlers. Nestled in the lower White River Valley at the heart of the Canyon Pintado National Historic District, enjoy green forests, riddled with wildlife, high desert plateaus, and plunging canyons marked with petroglyphs left by the native Fremont and Ute civilizations.
ELKS PARK: At Stanolind Avenue and Bell Street in the southwest corner of town, was originally built by the local Elks Lodge. Families can stretch their legs at the playground, relax under the mature landscaping that includes beautiful shade trees, lilac bushes and assorted shrubs, three picnic shelters, two sets of restrooms, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, and paved parking. Special Events are held at the park: 4th of July Celebration, Rangely Chamber Crab Crack, September Fest, Labor Day 5K and more.
STOP BY: the Rangely Chamber of Commerce pickup local maps for hiking, fishing and off-roading!
LOCATION: 209 East Main Street, Rangely CO 81648.
For Current Event Dates; For a Visitors Guide: 970-675-5290.
- Region: Dinosaur Area - Northwest, Colorado
- Open Dates For On-Site Activities: All Year
- National Park OR Monument: On site.
- National Forests & BLM Lands: On site.
- State Parks: On site.
- Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: On site.
- Indian Ruins - Archeological Site: On site.
- Ghost Town: On site.
- Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.
- Designated Hiking Trails: Trails start on site.
- Museum: On site.
- Dinosaur - Archeological Site: On site.
- Public Rec Center: On site.
- Golf Course: On site.
- Art Gallery: On site.
- Outdoor Swimming Pool: Walking distance.
- Stocked Fishing Pond: On site.
- Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
- Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: On site.
- Marina: On site.
- Fly Shop: On site.
- Boat Rentals: Canoe, Raft, Row, Paddle &/or Motor: On site.
- Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): On site.
- Jeep Trails: Trails start on site. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
- Jeep Tours: On site (off road, back-country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
- ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
- ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Rentals: On site.
- ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Tours: On site.
- Historic/Cultural Tours: On site.
- Mountain Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
- Hunting in Area: On site.
- Guided Hunts: Yes.
- Drop Camps: Yes.
- Private Land Unguided Hunting On-Site: Yes.
- Rifle Hunting Season: Yes.
- Archery Hunting Season: Yes.
- Muzzle Loading Hunting Season: Yes.
- Bird Hunting (Turkey, Grouse, Pheasant): Yes.
- Deer Hunting: Yes.
- Elk Hunting: Yes.
- Bear Hunting: Yes.
- Mountain Lion Hunting: Yes.
- Bighorn Sheep Hunting: Yes.
- Mountain Goat Hunting: Yes.
- Moose Hunting: Yes.
- Antelope Hunting: Yes.
- Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 21, 22, 10,
- Cross Country Skiing Trails: Trails start on site.
- Snowshoe Trails: Trails on site.
- Ice Fishing: On site.
- Snowmobile Trails: Trails start on site.