Summer in Salida
As well as activities available year around Summer in Salida adds new adventures. The Arkansas River is the most rafted whitewater river in the US. Choose from a varity of trips from a relaxing family float to an exciting whitewater paddle trip through Brown's Canyon or the Royal Gorge. Fish for the big one in pristine mountain streams and high mountain lakes. Hike or bike a mountain trail. Many come to this area to climb a "Fourteener". Try the newest in thrill seaking, ride a zipline. Take a senic train ride or view the area from horseback, jeep or ATV. Explore "Ghost Towns" and learn how to pan for gold or search the mountains fro precious gem stones. The Salida golf course is a great place to spend a day. Visit The Great Sand Dunes, Royal Gorge, or take a drive to the Continental Divide where rivers flow east or west.