Chaffee County boasts hundreds of miles of scenic Forest Service and BLM dirt roads that are open for ATVs. No matter what type of machine you like to ride the Buena Vista and Salida areas offer... Details
The Upper Arkansas Valley is a biker’s paradise! Road bikers, mountain bikers, and families looking for an easy cruise around town will take delight in the abundance of biking options. With exce... Details
The Arkansas River has exceptional public fishing access and boasts a 102 mile segment of Gold Medal Waters. In 2014 the Colorado Division of Wildlife bestowed the designation on the stretch of the Ar... Details
Hiking in Fourteener Country is one of the most popular activities for locals and visitors. With trails suitable for every age and fitness level the Arkansas Valley is a favorite destination for anyon... Details
There are few activities that will transport you to the time of the western cowboy like riding a horse through the Rocky Mountains.
No matter what your experience level the outfitters in Four... Details
Hiking and climbing some or all of Colorado’s 54 14,000 foot peaks is a hobby for some locals and visitors and a rite of passage for others. Human powered mountain travel is a great way to explo... Details
Rafters from around the world travel to Colorado to enjoy the majestic beauty of the Arkansas River as it winds from its source in the mountains above Leadville and travels along the Sawatch mountain ... Details
The Buena Vista area is a hidden gem among Colorado rock climbers. There are many different established rock climbing areas that range from 40 to 500 feet.
Much of the climbing is located in ... Details
Fourteener Country has a long and proud mining tradition and the Arkansas Valley is one of the most productive geological areas in the world; a total of 127 different minerals have been identified.
Stand Up Paddling is a relatively new sport that is making big waves. Also called, SUP or SUPing, the Stand Up Paddle Board is a large surf board with which you use a long paddle to propel yourself. U... Details
Central Colorado is a wonderful, scenic area to enjoy hot springs and pools. The Native Americans fiercely believed the hot springs nestled in the Rockies were sacred and capable of healing and ... Details