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Explore Chalk Creek Canyon

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The 10.6 mile drive from Nathrop to St. Elmo in Chaffee County has hot springs, hiking trails, roadside aspen groves and historic ghost towns.

Tour Itinerary:

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History of Nathrop

Charles Nachtrieb I, was the founder of the town of Nathrop, Colorado. Early settlers could not pronounce the German name of Nacht...

View of Mt Princeton from Nathrop

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St. Elmo

Welcome to St. Elmo.   St. Elmo is on County Road 162, 15 miles west of Nathrop and Highway 285.  The last 5 miles of ...

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Baldwin Gulch Road

Baldwin Gulch Road travels upward at the base of Mount Antero and offers a number of 4WD options. Baldwin Gulch is a w...

Upcoming Events

Ski with a Naturalist (free)

Friday,  February 23

Salida

Leadville Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival Weekend (free)

Sunday,  March 4

Leadville

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Friday,  March 9

Salida

Great Divide Grinder- Fat Bike Race

Saturday,  March 24

Salida

Easter Egg Hunt (free)

Saturday,  March 31

Leadville

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