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Riverside Park
#1 of 6 Nature & Parks in Salida
This park is great for sitting and listening to the Arkansas River, picnicking, watching kayakers, paddle boarders, rafters, walking your dog, art shows, concerts, etc.
We hiked along the Arkansas River in the downtown river walk park, listened to a live band perform in the park and a solo guitar player on the street downtown, got a sandwich at a local store, and soaked in a hot...
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Monarch Mountain
#2 of 6 Nature & Parks in Salida
And there are 2 terrain parks!
Salida Hot Springs
#3 of 6 Nature & Parks in Salida
Mt. Shavano Fish Hatchery
#4 of 6 Nature & Parks in Salida
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
#5 of 6 Nature & Parks in Salida
Having said that, if you are in Salida, do make a point to walk along the riverfront area that runs through town Lovely walkway, huge stones to sit on and watch the river roll, and a nice, shaded park right in the...
Excellent taste of nature & camping too!
Browns Canyon National Monument
#6 of 6 Nature & Parks in Salida
We had put in at Riverside Park in Buena Vista with independent Whitewater Outfitters and once we got to Browns Canyon National Monument we were with nature the rest of the way.
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