The recreation opportunities are endless in the mountains, rivers and canyons surrounding Salida. The Arkansas River literally runs through town and provides a challenging course for all levels of boaters. Mountain climbing in the Sangre de Christos or Sawatch Mountains will keep hiking enthusiasts busy for years. Mountain biking fans, beginners to advanced, will enjoy the terrain that surrounds Salida. The BLM land in the area supports hundreds of miles of four-wheel drive roads and motorcycling trails. The Arkansas River and its many tributaries offer many fishing opportunities. Look at the information for the Salida Ranger District of the Pike-San Isabel National Forest to find the details.
Please Select from any of the Recreation Activities listed below.