- The list below includes 44 free or cheap things to do in or near Salida, Colorado, including 28 different types of inexpensive activities like Rafting, Scenic Drives, Off Road & ATV and Ziplines.
- From Monarch Scenic Tram to Spiral Drive, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Salida and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Buena Vista, Nathrop and Canon City.
Situated along the Arkansas River, Riverside Park features a bandshell for concerts along with a rock climbing wall and a sand volleyball court. The park has restroom facilities, paved walkways, picnic tables and a children's playground.
Opened in 2012, Wood's High Mountain Distillery is a business specializing in the production of handcrafted bottled spirits. Visitors have the opportunity to sample the distillery's many selections in the on-site tasting room.