Hiking trails abound in Salida from the Riverside Walk Downtown to the many trails in the San Isobel National Forest. The Crest Trail at the top of Monarch Pass starts at 11,000 ft elevation.
Hiking is a great, healthy, activity that is a fun time for all involved!
Near by trails for hiking include:
The Colorado Trail
Old Monarch Pass
Water Dog Lakes
Monarch Spur Trail
For information and maps on our local hiking trails go to:
Salida Chamber of Commerce - www.salidachamber.org
Arkansas Headwater Recreation Area
If you decide to go hiking, please be sure you read up on hiking safety!
For Basic Tips When Hiking the High Country
Please stay on trails, leave only footprints.