The Royal Gorge Region

From the world-famous Royal Gorge Bridge & Park to sightseeing on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, the Royal Gorge Region — encompassing Cañon City and Florence — has so much to offer.

Enjoy whitewater rafting, The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, unique geography, dinosaur tracks, antiquing, zip lines, hiking, biking, festivals and more family-friendly and budget-conscious activities.

The beautiful Arkansas River flows through the region providing some of the best fishing and rafting in Colorado. With winter temperatures generally 10 degrees warmer than in nearby mountain towns, the Royal Gorge Region is the perfect Colorado getaway for enjoying a multitude of year-round outdoor activities, such as mountain biking, ATVing, and rock climbing. The Royal Gorge Region's weather, spectacular scenery, wide array of outdoor recreational opportunities, and numerous lodging and dining options make it the perfect Colorado destination. We look forward to seeing you soon! Request a FREE Royal Gorge Visitor Guide today. Discover all there is to see and do in the Royal Gorge Region.