[Downtown Rye. Photo: Jeffrey Beall] Rye is a tiny town of around 200 residents. It’s located just west of Colorado City. The rolling foothills make Rye a beautiful place to visit.
The lovely little town lies in the heart of the Spanish Peaks Country. The annual Sonic Bloom Festival brings visitors through town each June.
Bishop Castle – A one man built stone and metal castle that started out as a family project for a one room stone cottage. It’s free to the public and surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest.
Fishing – The 40-acre Lake Isabel is a perfect location for fishing, hiking and picnicking.
Jun – Sonic Bloom Festival – three days of electronic music at Hummingbird Ranch in Spanish Peaks Country in late June.
Things to do near Rye