Colorado River Valley

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The Colorado River Valley neighborhood extends about 40 miles from Parachute to New Castle along the Colorado River.

Ranch properties in this neighborhood have access to Interstate 70, which provides a route to Denver. Driving distance between New Castle and Denver is about 165 miles. Driving distance between Parachute and Denver is about 200 miles.

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Colorado River Valley Essentials

Ranch property in the Colorado River Valley is accessed via roads that lead to towns and villages located along the Colorado River.

Rifle and Silt are two of the most populous towns in this area.

Ranch property in the area falls under the government auspices of Garfield County.

Colorado River Valley Recreation

The Colorado River Valley is famous for its outdoor recreation opportunities, including biking, fishing, hiking, hunting, kayaking, rafting, and skiing.

Garfield County is home to Flat Tops Wilderness Area, the second largest designated wilderness area in Colorado.

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Health Care

Residents and property owners will find medical care facilities in Rifle, Silt, and Parachute.

The highly-rated Valley View Hospital is located in Glenwood Springs about 28 miles from Rifle.


Grand Junction Regional Airport in Grand Junction is located about 45 miles from Parachute. American Airlines, Delta, and United provide direct flights to Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and Phoenix.

Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (ASE)is located about 80 miles from Parachute. American Airlines, Delta, and United provide service to Aspen from Denver, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Minneapolis and Atlanta. International service is also available. Private planes may use Rifle Garfield County Regional Aiport in Rifle.

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