Free & Cheap Things to Do in Salida, CO

  • 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.
  • 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.
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City of Salida - Salida Hot Springs 410 West Rainbow Boulevard, Salida, CO MoreLess Info
Inside the aquatic center, swim laps or enjoy warm soaks in the crystal-clear water
4.5 Miles
96% 122 votes
Scenic Drives Monarch Pass, U.S. 50, Salida, CO MoreLess Info
The Monarch Scenic Tram provides views of the mountains and the surrounding area from high above. Riders, who are provided with a free bag of popcorn for their trip, can purchase souvenirs at the gift shop.
0.8 Miles
88% 59 votes
Scenic Drives Spiral Drive, Salida, CO MoreLess Info
This scenic drive provides access to a viewing area at the top, with views of the mountains and the valley. The Spiral Drive can not only be driven, but also hiked or biked.
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100% 5 votes
Parks 146-198 E Sackett Street, Salida, CO 81201 MoreLess Info
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.
0.9 Miles
97% 36 votes
Mini Golf 413 1/2 W Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201 MoreLess Info
Rocky Mountain Mini Golf offers a well-maintained, fun course for the whole family. Check out Glow In The Dark golfing on Friday nights and eat at the Country Bounty Restaurant.
0.2 Miles
96% 577 votes
Ziplines Salida, CO MoreLess Info
Captain Zipline has 5 tours per day that will allow all ages and experience levels to enjoy the thrill of flying through the air. Zipline and eco-tours are included in the base price.
8.1 Miles
100% 254 votes
Horseback Riding Salida, CO MoreLess Info
Pick one of 5 horseback riding packages or book a private excursion. Fun for the whole family for a few hours or stay overnight in one of the trail cabins.
3.6 Miles
97% 213 votes
Rafting 10830 CR 165, Salida, CO 8120 MoreLess Info
Six rafting packages are available for all ages and skill levels on the Arkansas River. Enjoy rafting, mountain views and camping offered by a small, guide-owned company.
0.4 Miles
97% 32 votes
Distilleries 144 West 1st street, Salida, CO 81201 MoreLess Info
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.
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92% 37 votes
Off Road & ATV 7345 Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201 MoreLess Info
Visitors can rent vehicles like ATVs and snowmobiles to take up the slopes of Marshall Pass with All Season Adventures. It also offers guided snowmobile tours of regional mountains and slopes.
0.9 Miles
Recreation Centers 410 W. Rainbow Blvd. (U.S. 50), Salida, CO MoreLess Info
The largest indoor hot springs in the country offers various sized pools ranging from 84 - 100 degrees. The pools have reserved time slots for Parent Tot, Family and Lap swimming.
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