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Bumpy Ride - Clear Views

Growing up in Canon City, Salida was somewhere to sometimes escape too. Especially now with their... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2019
jennaleigh13
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Parker, Colorado
It dominates the town

This is a must do if you spend any time in Salida. The big "S" on the cone-shaped mountain catches... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
Kathrine B
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Loveland, Colorado
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Spiral Drive, Mount Tenderfoot, Salida, CO
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Growing up in Canon City, Salida was somewhere to sometimes escape too. Especially now with their enhanced main-street / downtown area. I've always wanted to go to the top of Spiral Drive and finally did. The road is bumpy and it's definitely only meant for one car, if there's a
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This is a must do if you spend any time in Salida. The big "S" on the cone-shaped mountain catches you eye immediately. There's many mountain bike trails up and around the dirt road for cars. This is not for those afraid of heights and I don't think I would want to do it at
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Folks love to spiral up "S Mountain" (aka Tenderfoot Mtn.) to get a great view with minimal effort. Easy access from just north of town, the road is good for any vehicle.
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This is just a road folks, so don't expect much on the way up, but views are great from the top. I suggest biking or walking, bring tea or cocktails or a picnic for the top. Great at sunset, gorgeous views over the mountains. Gets windy, so be prepared for that. You can also
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Quick drive to the S above Salida to get a nice view of the area. A nice way to end an afternoon enjoying downtown Salida.
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