Living Buena Vista


Colorado’s wilderness and spectacular scenery is world renowned. We are particularly blessed at The Adventure Company to have our main office located right on the bank of The Arkansas River – just a few minutes from Browns Canyon National Monument.   Browns Canyon is one of our country’s newest national monuments and includes huge stretches of designated Wilderness Study Areas (WSA). Established in 2015, Browns Canyon National Monument encompasses 22,000...... Read More

Colorado Wildlife around Buena Vista & Breckenridge

When people visit Colorado they often think of beautiful Rocky Mountain scenery, the country’s best rafting adventures & charming mountain towns. Very often visitors reach out to us and ask us if there is a chance to see wildlife around here! Wildlife in Chaffee and Summit County – Colorado  Besides spectacular views of mountains and gnarly whitewater on the Arkansas River, the Arkansas Valley and Summit County has a lot...... Read More

3 Ghost Towns to Check out this Fall

Historically minded outdoor enthusiasts rejoice! The Arkansas Valley is loaded with abandoned mining towns that make for a great day trip and a wonderful opportunity to see Colorado’s Wildlife and the autumn colors.   St. Elmo: The town of St. Elmo is one of the most accessible and best preserved mining towns in the state of Colorado. A beautiful, 16 mile drive down CR 162 past Mount Princeton Hot Springs...... Read More

Arkansas River Water Quality and Gold Medal Fishing

This is the inspirational story of a losing battle, where the underdog fights back to win. In sports, nothing is more inspirational than such stories. Just like the 1980 “Miracle On Ice” triumph where the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the heavily favored Russian team, such stories give us hope and the idea that even with insurmountable odds, amazing things can happen through the unbreakable spirit of those who believe...... Read More