- TripBuzz found 49 things to do with kids in or near Salida, Colorado, including 34 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Buena Vista, Nathrop and Canon City.
- From Granite Mountain Outfitters to Rocky Mountain Mini Golf, the Salida area offers 32 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Scenic Drives, Off Road & ATV and Ziplines.
- Located in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains is the city of Salida. An outdoor lovers dream, the riverfront town has many recreational opportunities for the thrill seeker. From fishing and hunting, to horseback riding and hiking, locals and tourists can enjoy the natural surroundings. The city also offers a diverse cultural and artistic landscape through its many museums and galleries.
At Four Mile Recreation Area, visitors can explore 100,000 acres of nature filled with interlacing trails and rolling hills. These trails accommodate a variety of outdoor activities; including ATV driving, hiking, horseback riding, and more.
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44641 US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Whitewater professional guides have been offered at the River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center since 1972. Trips are held along the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge and more adventurous rapids of Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
99% 157 votes
44650 US Highway 50 West, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Clear Creek Rafting Company - Day Tours offers a variety of whitewater rafting tours of the Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge. The company tailors trips to all skill and experience levels, and trips include a free photo cd.
Standard horseback riding trips are arranged through Fort Royal Stables in the summer with the stables being closed to the public in the winter with only private appointments allowed. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are preferred.
99% 8614 votes
45000 West U.S. Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Echo Canyon River Expeditions is a local outfitter which organizes both family-friendly and adventure class whitewater rafting trips around the Colorado wilderness and the Rocky mountains. These trips can also be combined with other activities such as horseback riding, zipline and ATV tours.
45045 W. US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Besides whitewater rafting trips, Royal Gorge Rafting also offers zipline tours as well as custom vacation packages for special events such as weddings and corporate events.
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours hosts adventure zipline tours with 20 different ziplines spread over the classic course and the more recent, Extreme Zip Line Course which is one of the fastest courses around the Royal Gorge.
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Fort Gorge RV Park and Campground, Canon City, CO MoreLess Info
Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting offers trips on the Arkansas River from September through May. The exciting journey begins north of Buena Vista and runs through Brown's Canyon, with more challenging trips available for experienced rafters.