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.
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.
Cairn Alert! You can catch Cairns on Colorado Hiking Trails. A cairn is a human-made stack or pile of rocks used as a...
Drive Trip from Salida to Wyoming
Interested in a Drive Trip from Salida to Wyoming? If you want to check out a neat little uberwestern town (Population c. 30,000)…
Earthship-Building class! Enrollment open till October…
Looking for an Earthship-Building class? Um, yes please, I want to stay in a yurt on top of Poncha Pass surrounded by...
Hungry Bears in Salida on the Search
Leaving trash unsecured can lead to hungry bears in Salida on the search for easy food (and leaving you a mess!) I biked right under this big fella napping in some branches on Park Avenue recently.
Unicorns in Salida
Unicorn Spotting in Salida Recently seen from magical, downtown Salida! ...Yep, we have unicorns here.
Drive Trip: Bishop Castle in WestCliffe
What is it with wacky, rural Coloradans and hand-built castles? Does the west attract eccentrics, or does the secluded life drive them there?