Parks Department

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General Information

Rifle Parks Department maintains Rifle’s parks, playgrounds, and facilities, Rifle Mountain Park, Trails, and open space.
The Parks Department has responsibility over City Grounds and Facilities Department and Rose Hill Cemetery.


Our number one priority is the safety of our park visitors. If you visit any of our parks and observe a hazard, please contact Parks and Recreation immediately at 970-665-6480.

A goal of the Park Maintenance Department is to have well maintained parks and facilities. A quality level of maintenance isn’t possible without a dedicated full-time staff and community support. 



  • Tom Whitmore, Parks and Recreation Director.
  • Angie Wilkins, Administrative Assistant 
  • David Hadley, Parks Superintendent
  • Ronnie Chick, Work Crew  
  • Rian Wright, Work Crew 
  • Jose Gutierrez, Irrigation Technician

Rose Hill Cemetery and City Hall Maintenance

David Lowery, Cemetery Supervisor

City Hall Housekeeping

Marga Cortez

The Parks Department thanks you for your support of Parks and Recreation in Rifle. Without your support and commitment to Parks and Recreation, we wouldn’t have the resources to maintain your parks.