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Experience awesome area attractions, hiking, biking, hunting, skiing while lodging at River Run Inn - a Colorado Inn in the Rockies, Salida Colorado

Area Attractions near River Run Inn a Colorado Inn in the Rockies

Skier in red jacket racing down Monarch Mountain.
Private fishing at River Run Inn, Salida Colorado, Rocky Mounatins!
   

River Run Inn is located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, offering a vast playground of uniquely Colorado attractions.

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Calendar of Events for Salida and Buena Vista
Chaffee County: Now This is Colorado!

Colorado Headwaters of Adventure

   
Sally Griego and Brad Poulson, the innkeepers, enjoy being pampering hosts.   Whether you are here to shoot the rapids, hike the 14ers, shush Monarch or poke in and out of the galleries, these knowledgeable owners can help you with your plans. If you are looking for a bit of luxury, great food, peaceful surroundings and a convenient location, you have it all right here in Salida Colorado
 
Area Attractions
 
  • Antiquing Salida, Buena Vista and nearby Florence
  • Arts Art galleries and jewelers, cited "Hundred Best Small Art Towns in America"
  • *Premier flyfishing, River Run Inn anglers have private access to the Arkansas River!
  • Golf Salida Golf Course, nine-hole course of well maintained greens
    Buena Vista & Leadville have great high-altitude courses as well!
  • History Walking, auto, jeep and self guided tours Historic Rocky Mountain mining towns; Turret, Leadville, Buena Vista, Salida and Florence. There is even an intact ghost town, St Elmo.
  • Hot Springs Cottonwood Hot Springs, with spa therapies
    Joyful Journeys Hot Springs, three progressively warmer pools & therapies
    Princeton Hot Springs, creek side pools
    Salida Hot Springs Public Pool, indoor
  • Outdoor Enthusiasts Known as the "Banana Belt" the area enjoys four seasons yet moderate temperatures perfect for year-round outdoor fun.
    Whitewater rafting, 1/2 day, full day and multi-day trips available (see below)
    Kayaking
    Mountain biking trails and annual races
    Hiking
    Horseback riding
    Alpine skiing at Monarch Mountain
    Snowmobiling trails and mountain passes
    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on over 25 trails
    Ice fishing at nearby Twin Lakes
  • Sightseeing The Royal Gorge and Great Sand Dunes are an hour or two away
  • Wine and Dine Mountain Spirit Winery, tasting, tours, restaurant
    Salida local restaurants offer cozy Italian to fiery Tex-Mex to Gourmet

See Calendars For Special Events in
Salida and BuenaVista 

Links to area attractions right here in the Colorado Rockies, near River Run Inn Bed and Breakfast!

Absolute Bikes
(Biking)
Absolute Bikes is a full service bicycle shop located in downtown Salida, Colorado. The shop is located on the Arkansas River just north of the boat ramp and next door to the Bongo Billy's Salida Cafe. Browse the site to get a feel for who we are!
   
Dvoraks Kayak & Rafting
(Rafting)
Since 1969, Dvorak Kayak and Rafting Expeditions has offered active adventurers and families, top quality river rafting, kayaking and fly fishing trips across 9 rivers in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho and Texas as well as internationally in New Zealand and Nepal. We pride ourselves in having helped pioneer western river rafting in America's Rocky Mountains. Our river trips, whitewater skills camp and guide training program are world renown and have been featured in ESPN, National Geographic, the Chicago Tribune and numerous travel books and television specials.

 

Whitewater Encounters
(Rafting)

Rafting season runs from early May through late August, every day of the week! Whitewater Encounters uses only top quality equipment and self bailing rafts. As a smaller company WE enjoys being able to provide personalized whitewater river tours and quality rafting adventures.
   

Wilderness Aware
(Rafting)

Rafting in Colorado on a white water river raft trip is a must-do experience! At Wilderness Aware we offer guided whitewater rafting tours for all skill levels including families. Whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River, Colorado River, Dolores River and North Platte River in Colorado are our specialty. We are located on the banks of the Arkansas River, which is Colorado's and America's most popular river rafting trip.
Fun Time Jeep Tours Tours from 1.5 hrs to full day. Visit Ghost Towns, canyons, and mines. Friendly guides provide colorful stories of history and descriptions of the various ores, minerals and gems found in the area.

All Season Rentals
(ATV & Snowmobile)

Rentals and tours. Enjoy the excitement and fun of riding through the backcountry and over passes in the 14,000 ft Rocky Mountains.

   
Special Events Coming Up
 2013 events
Date   Event
June 1   Buena Vista Bike Fest 2013 check the Chamber website for details
 June 13  

The Denver Post Ride The Rockies - is once again coming through Salida in 2013!  We will host the riders the night of June 13th as they ride up from Alamosa!

 June 13-16   65th Annual FIBArk Whitewater Festival
 June 28-30   21st Annual Salida Art Walk in 2013
   
July 4   July 4th Celebration - Parade at 4pm on F Street - Salida; Fireworks at Dark of Tenderfoot Mountain
July 9
  Salida Aspen Concerts  - 2013 will be the 37th Season of Aspen Music School performances in Salida; check their website for performance details
 July 13   17th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous taking place 1-5 p.m., Riverside Park
 July 18   Salida Aspen Concerts  - 2013 will be the 37th Season of Aspen Music School performances in Salida; check their website for performance details
 July 23   Salida Aspen Concerts  - 2012 will be the 36th Season of Aspen Music School performances in Salida; check their website for performance details
July - Aug   Chaffee County Fair (2013 dates pending)
July 29   Salida Aspen Concerts - 2012 will be the 36th Season of Aspen Music School performances in Salida; check their website for performance details
August
  22nd Annual (2013 dates pending) Angel of Shavano Car Show 
August 10-11   Gold Rush Days - Buena Vista 2013 is always a fun time
August 8-9-10-11
  Cotin-Tail Rock and Gem Show 2013, check Chamber website for details
August 3
  Salida Aspen Concerts - 2013 will be the 37th Season of Aspen Music School performances in Salida; check their website for performance details
August 10
  Salida Aspen Concerts - 2013 will be the 37th Season of Aspen Music School performances in Salida; check their website for performance details
Sept 15   15th Annual Crest Crank - A one day fundraising tour… Spectacular singletrack starting at Monarch Pass; check their website for date details for 2013 ride.
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River Run Inn, 8495 County Road 160, Salida Colorado 81201
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Sally Griego & Brad Poulson
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