Browns Canyon National Monument
Buena Vista & Salida, Colorado
On Feb.19, 2015, President Obama designated 21,586 acres of pristine canyons, rivers and backcountry forest in Colorado as the Browns Canyon National Monument. Plan your rafting trip through Colorado's newest National Monumnet.
Buena Vista & Salida are family friendly mountain towns located on the Arkansas River with many restaurants, art galleries, breweries and distilleries. This year round Colorado Vacation destination is a playground for outdoor adventure.
Most famous for whitewater rafting and incredible views, Chaffee County is located along the Continental Divide of the Rocky Mountains, here the peaks often climb above 14,000 feet and the water in the natural hot springs bubbles out of the ground at 140 degrees.