Rifle Gap and Harvey Gap State Parks’ Fall Boat Inspection Hours
Credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife Press Release
RIFLE, CO. – Rifle Gap and Harvey Gap State Parks will change the boat inspection hours on Saturday, Oct. 1 to coincide with the shorter daylight hours. At Harvey Gap, the inspection hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week. Rifle Gap will have inspectors available from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., seven days a week.
The boat inspections, which check for aquatic nuisance species (ANS) including quagga mussels and zebra mussels, are required to protect Colorado rivers and watersheds from the spread of ANS.
The boat ramps at both locations will close to all trailered watercraft starting Nov. 1 through March 31, 2012. Hand launch watercraft will be able to operate on both lakes until ice forms.
For additional information, please check "Conditions" section of the Rifle Gap and Harvey Gap website at www.parks.state.co.us
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