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Beware the Dam! ….Arkansas River Whitewater Rafting
White water rafting is super fun, but can also be super dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. Please follow all posted guidelines!
Bishop Castle is located in the Wet Mountains, about 30 miles outside the equally bizarre and beautiful little town of WestCliffe, Colorado, and about an hour away from Sailda, CO.
Music by the River, Anyone?
Just 7 miles upstream from Salida, The Drift in serves delicious cocktails, tacos, nachos, jokes at the bar, music on the stage…they’ve really got it all! Ride your bike out or float in. However you get here, you’re gonna have a blast and no doubt run into some of your local pals.
Longtime Salida handyman, Vess at Hylton Lumber
Salida historic homes remodeling can be a breeze when you know who in the community to turn to for help!
Cross-country ski trail, about to become a summer playground!
Cross-country ski trail near a section of the Colorado Trail, just past the Angel of Shavano Campground. About to become a beautiful hiking area along the North Fork Creek.
Heart Rock Collection in Salida, Colorado
This is Salida’s heart rock collection in Salida, Colorado. It’s been accumulating for at least twelve years, which was how long ago I discovered it.
Tandem Bike Rentals in Salida, Colorado
Tandem bike rentals here! Got bored teenagers loafing around in their pajamas this break? Time to bust out the old...
Cairn Alert! You can catch Cairns on Colorado Hiking Trails. A cairn is a human-made stack or pile of rocks used as a...
Scout Wave in Salida, Colorado
In case you ever wanted to know how they create those awesome play holes in the Arkansas River in downtown Salida like The Scout Wave in Salida, Colorado…
Karaoke Night in Salida, Colorado
If you get sick of the downtown scene, don't forget the bowling alley, Split Happens, has karaoke night in Salida on...