Salida’s Riverside Retreat

Nestled in the heart of the Rockies, Salida, Colorado, emerges as a hidden gem waiting to be explored. The Arkansas River, a defining feature, weaves through this charming town, offering not just exhilarating adventures but also a serene riverside retreat. As you stroll along the riverbanks, the picturesque landscapes and the soothing sounds of flowing water welcome you to a haven of tranquility.

Artistic Vibes in Historic Salida

Beyond its natural allure, Salida boasts a vibrant art scene. Wander through the historic downtown, adorned with colorful murals, galleries, and quirky boutiques. Artistic expressions blend seamlessly with the town’s rich history, creating an atmosphere where creativity and heritage coexist. Salida isn’t just a destination; it’s a canvas waiting to be explored.

Outdoor Adventures for Every Season

Salida is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year. Whether you’re chasing powder on the nearby slopes during winter or hiking the numerous trails in the summer, the town caters to adventurers of all kinds. The surrounding mountains and the Arkansas River provide the perfect backdrop for activities ranging from skiing and mountain biking to fishing and rafting.

Culinary Delights and Local Flavors

Delight your taste buds in Salida’s culinary scene, where local flavors take center stage. From farm-to-table restaurants to cozy cafes, the town offers a diverse range of dining experiences. Savor fresh, locally sourced ingredients that reflect the essence of Colorado’s vibrant food culture. Salida invites you to not just explore its landscapes but also indulge in its gastronomic delights.

Experience the Thrill: Floating on the Arkansas River in Salida!

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Independent Whitewater as you float along the iconic Arkansas River. Our expert guides ensure a safe and thrilling experience, whether you’re a seasoned rafter or a first-timer. The stunning scenery of Salida, CO, serves as the backdrop for an exhilarating journey, combining the rush of the rapids with the beauty of nature. Book your Rafting Arkansas River adventure today and discover the heart-pounding excitement of the Arkansas River with Independent Whitewater! 

Independent Whitewater
10830 CO Rd. 165, Salida, CO 81201