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Buena Vista River Park

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Address: 926 South Main Street, Buena Vista, CO
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We have been to the River Park several times in the summer months. We go in late afternoon and grab a chair and listen to the music there. We are seniors and not rafters etc so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Dustybrushes
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We have been to the River Park several times in the summer months. We go in late afternoon and grab a chair and listen to the music there. We are seniors and not rafters etc so watching the kayakers is fun and interesting. We live here in this town and always take our visitors to see the River Park. They... More 

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Golden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

the town of Buena Vista should be very proud of the river park, we have been going to the area before they stared building the park and am amazed for what they have done with the area and any thing you want to do you can do there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Everyone we encountered on our 6 hour hike up the mountain was so friendly and no one was hesitant to talk for a few moments during their own journey. The views from some of the higher rock formations are great, you can see all of Buena Vista. Make sure to bring a LOT of water and some snacks if you... More 

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Between Coasts, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The River Park in BV is one of the best ideas and attractions encountered by The Gypsies in four years of travel coast to coast. Convenient parking and restrooms, with river access for boaters, swimmers and fishermen, as well as hiking and mountain bike trails that lead to picnic spots, benches, climbing and photography opportunities as incredible vistas open on... More 

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Colorado
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The BV River park has a lot of room. The river boasts several falls for rafters, kayakers and tubers, but really for rafting and kayaking. Depending on the runoff from the spring snows will determine the flow of the river. Still running pretty decsent this last trip. There is a nice trail that follows the river from one end to... More 

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Chicago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I really liked the location of this River Rafting company. I like the relaxed vibe. The staff were nice. They are a little intimidating looking as they are tan, have tattoos and look very rugged, like they'd been on the water all summer (and they have). We chose the Numbers rapids which were supposed to be more treacherous. They weren't.... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a great loll park by a beautiful river tight in town. It is a real surprise and delight to have so much natural beauty so close by. Definitely worth spending some time here.

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This was a nice park very close to the center of town. We took a little hike along a trail across the river. Great place to picnic.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have not been back to the Arkansas River since 1970 when I watched a kayaking competition. I was so surprised to see all the development to make it a first class destination. We were there in the fall but I would love to see it in the summer. What a great addition for their town.

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Decatur, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Buena Vista has a beautiful park with a beautiful river. Can't wait to go back when we have more time to spend.

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