Buena Vista Heritage

The Upper Arkansas River Valley has been shaped by Native Americans, trappers, miners, railroaders, and ranchers. Evidence of the past can be seen wherever one travels through the valley. Buena Vista…

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The Salida Museum

The Salida Museum is located in Centennial Park adjacent to the Salida Chamber of Commerce and was started in the 1950’s. This interesting museum showcases the people, places, and industry that helped…

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Rock Climbing in Chaffee County

Rock climbing opportunities in Chaffee County are mainly centered around the Buena Vista area – more specifically, the Four Mile Recreation Area. Climbs in this area are a mix of sport and traditional…

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Hutchinson Homestead

The Hutchinson Homestead which sits along the South Arkansas River was founded by Annabelle and Joseph Hutchinson in the late 1800’s and is an important part of Chaffee County’s history. The site…

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