Rye is a tiny town of around 200 residents, 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. The Statutory Town was incorporated on November 22, 1937. It lies at 6,801 feet of elevation in Pueblo County.
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.
Camping – There are several USFS campgrounds located in the San Isabel National Forest just northwest of town via CO-165 W.
Read about the Camping near Westcliffe and Rye.
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.
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