Arkansas Hills Trail System

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312 mi 503 km

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24 mi 39 km

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46

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Easy Trails
10 Trails
Intermediate Trails
8 Trails
Hard Trails
4 Trails

An awesome trail system located in the heart of downtown Salida, CO. There's something for all ability levels here. Couple that with plenty of food and beverage options a stone's throw from the trailhead and you've got yourself a full-fledged destination!

Food & Drink

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Boathouse Cantina You must get the Eddie and Ginger Line
228 North F St, Salida CO — (719) 539-5004
Rivers Edge Roasted veggie salad ALL DAY! Nom Nom Nom
300 W Sackett Ave, Salida CO — (719) 207-4267
Currents The food is great and wait staff (Antoine) was very nice! We will be back...
Laughing Ladies Amazing brunch!
128 W 1st St, Salida CO — (719) 539-6209
Shallots Best brunch ever!! Huevos Rancheros rocks!
137 E 1st St, Salida CO — (719) 539-4759
sweetie's bakery & deli Sandwiches are delicious and the raspberry oat bars are to die for. Great little lunch spot.
124 F St, Salida CO — (719) 539-4248
Amica's Wood Fired Pizza & Microbrews One of those meals that you never forget. The beer, pizza, and atmosphere was perfect. Just go and enjoy.
127 F St, Salida CO — (719) 539-5219
Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub Dog friendly!
242 F St, Salida CO — (719) 539-4277
Ploughboy, Inc. One of Colorado's only all-local markets, featuring produce, dairy, dry goods, meats, and an on-site deli and bakery.
311 H St, Salida CO — (719) 539-5292
Fiesta Mexicana Their lunch specials are awesome, and the decor is awesome, everything: awesome.
Wallbangers Sports Bar & Grill Wallbangers offers a free shuttle to and from your home or motel. Just call 719-539-9544 or 719-207-0701.
Patio Pancake Place Cinnamon roll with PB frosting is delish. Our go-to breakfast spot in Salida. Love it.
640 E Rainbow Blvd, Salida CO — (719) 539-9905
Country Bounty Get two biscuits and gravy for a delicious, inexpensive breakfast.
Jan's Restaurant Great place to eat, Good family place. Their breakfast burrito is super!!
304 U.S. 24, Buena Vista CO — (719) 395-5640
House Rock Kitchen Homemade Green Chilli bowl. Kombucha cocktails is worth a shot of you want something different.
402 E Main St, Buena Vista CO — (719) 207-9400
Asian Palate The Panaeng Curry is flavorFULL!! Great stuff!
Introduction to Map & Compass Class - Level 1: Jul 1 - Colorado Springs: Cheyenne Mountain State Park
In this class you'll learn to read map contour lines and translate them to the actual terrain. With your compass we'll teach you about magnetic north, true north and declination. Then we'll put it all together to pinpoint your location and plan your route. Details
Introduction to GPS Navigation Class - Level 1: Jul 8 - Colorado Springs: Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. Details
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3.1 mi 5.0 km
#1 North Backbone
Salida, CO
3.1 mi 5.0 km Salida, CO
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18 days ago
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Salida, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km Salida, CO
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2.9 mi 4.6 km
#3 Cottonwood
Salida, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km Salida, CO
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#4 Uncle Nazty
Salida, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Salida, CO
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46 days ago
2.2 mi 3.6 km
#5 Rumba Trail
Salida, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Salida, CO
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#6 Sand Dunes
Salida, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km Salida, CO
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2.7 mi 4.4 km
#7 Salsa Trail
Salida, CO
2.7 mi 4.4 km Salida, CO
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1.7 mi 2.8 km
#8 Backbone
Salida, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km Salida, CO
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0.9 mi 1.4 km
#9 Lil Rattler
Salida, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km Salida, CO
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46 days ago
2.2 mi 3.5 km
#10 Sweet Dreams
Salida, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Salida, CO
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#11 Burn Pile
Salida, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Salida, CO
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24 days ago
0.7 mi 1.2 km
#12 Prospector
Salida, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km Salida, CO
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46 days ago
1.2 mi 1.9 km
#13 Frontside
Salida, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km Salida, CO
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0.4 mi 0.6 km
#14 Jalapeno
Salida, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km Salida, CO
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46 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#15 Tenderfoot
Salida, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Salida, CO
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46 days ago
0.2 mi 0.3 km
#16 Sgt Pepper
Salida, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km Salida, CO
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24 days ago
0.2 mi 0.3 km
#17 Poblano
Salida, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km Salida, CO
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