There is So Much Fun to be had in and around Salida Hostel. Here are links to some of our favorite businesses and info for trails, guided trips, renting gear, and to eat and drink afterwards. There are also great restaurants and businesses out on the highway, but we are focusing on our fantastic Historical Downtown.
All the great trails near town, linking to the trail behind Salida Hostel
Salida Mountain Trials
Rafting on the Arkansas River
Zipline near Salida
Guided mountain biking and shuttles including Monarch Crest
River tubing and stand up paddle-board rentals on the Arkansas River
Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
Downhill skiing at Monarch Mountain.
Monarch Ski Area
Cross country, telemark and snowshoe rentals
Salida Mountain Sports
Hot springs nearby
Hot Springs Aquatic Center
Clothing optional hot springs
Valley View Hot Springs
Great places to eat downtown (walking distance from Salida Hostel) —
Wood fired pizza and brewpub
Amica’s Pizza and Microbrewery
All-around good food and drink, with an outdoor seating area.
Currents Steaks and Seafood
Sports bar with great food, on the river
Good food and drink on First Street
Tiny restaurant with amazing Cambodian food
Great pizza and brewpub, great atmosphere
Moonlight Pizza and Brewpub
And drink —
not downtown but worth the ride –
Local craft beer.
Elevation Beer Company