Other Activities

- Buena Vista, Colorado -

Mountain Biking

Salida and Buena Vista offer a wide range of riding options for the visiting mountain bikers. From family-friendly river roads to the superb single tracks of the Colorado Trail, “S” Mountain and the Midland Trail, there is something for everyone!

Horseback Riding

Guided horseback rides are a great way to explore the Arkansas River Valley and the surrounding mountains. Trail rides will take you through spectacular views of the Collegiate Peaks, across Chalk Creek, and even up a narrow gauge railroad bed to St. Elmo… a classic Old West ghost town.


Located over 10,000 feet above sea level, zipline tours provide expansive views of the Rocky Mountains.  Learn about the mining history of the area and see some of the 40 old gold mining claims from the era when Leadville was a boom town. Wild flowers are blooming late summer and into the fall; and when the color season arrives, see the splendor of the Rocky Mountains from a totally different view. Cover thousands of feet of treetop terrain with these fun tours.

Train Rides

Enjoy the beautiful scenery in both comfort and style. Scenic and historical train rides will chug along the mountainside of beautiful canyons, over rivers, and through national monuments. With different options for service, seating and viewing areas onboard- This activity is great for all ages!

Hot Springs

Natural hot spring have many health benefits and is a great way to soak up the mountain views! Many enjoy a relaxing soak after a full day of activities as a nice way to relax and reminisce about all the day’s adventures. There are two hot springs within 15 minutes of the lodge.


Stay at A Riverhouse Lodge

Live the adventure along the Arkansas River in Buena Vista, Colorado.

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