Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area

307 West Sackett Ave., Salida, CO 81201
Toll Free: 800-678-2267 Local: 719-539-7289 Fax: 719-539-3771
Region: South Central City: Salida

Overview

Awesome camping with world-class whitewater boating, fishing, sightseeing, bicycling and hiking along the Arkansas River.  Nestled below the Saguache and Sangre de Cristo Mountains, our camp sites may not have all the modern amenities, but their ambiance can't be beat!

Amenities
Difficulty Levels: Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Discounts: Other: Low Income and Disablity Passes available, Senior Citizen
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Amphitheater, Campsites, Concessions, Fire Pit, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on site, Pets on Leash Allowed, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Visitor Center on site
General Information: Hours of Operation: AHRA Visitor Center Salida is open 8 - 5 Sunday-Saturday May-Sept; Mon-Fri 8-4:30 Oct-April. Recreation Sites open 24-7 all year long, weather permitting., Office Hours: May-Sept 8-5 Sun-Sat, Oct-April 8-4:30 Mon-Fri, Seasons of Operation: Year round
Guest Information: Family-friendly
Location: Mountain, Riverfront
On-site Activities: ATVing, Biking, Birding, Camping, Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking, Fishing, Four-wheeling, Hiking/Backpacking, Hiking/Nature Trails, Horseback Riding, Nature/Interpretive Trail, Rafting, River Tubing, Rock Climbing/Rappelling, Scenic Drive, Scenic Overlook, Wildlife Viewing
On-site Lodging: RV Sites, Tent Sites
Payment Methods: Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Visa
Rate Information: $ = Less than $100, Cost of Admission: State Parks Pass; VC free
Rentals: 4-wheel Drive, ATV, Bicycle, Canoe/Kayak, Cruiser Bikes, Fishing Boat, Fishing Gear, Horse, Kayak, Kids Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Other: Note: Rentals are through private vendors, Raft, Road Bikes, Safety Gear, Tube
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Tour Information: Guided Tours, Self-guided Tours, Tour Schedule: Schedule varies, check with Visitor Center