Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, Salida

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The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) is one of the United States' most popular locations for whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Arkansas River. There is a total of 150 miles of water that extends from Leadville, Colorado to Pueblo, Colorado and contains many different classes of rapids ranging from Class II-V rapids. Activities within the area include Bicycle Trails, Fishing Guide Service, Hiking/Nature Trails, Horseback Riding Trails, National Forest, Nature Experience, Nature Preserve, Nature Tours, River Raft Trips, Scenic Highway/Byway, Ski/Snowboard Area, State Park, Water Park, Water Recreation.
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  • It is all about water. Whether walking along the river or renting an inner tube to float down the rapids there is something for everyone. A park also has picnic tables and playground equipment to... 
    It is all about water. Whether walking along the river or renting an inner tube to float down the rapids there is something for everyone. A park also has picnic tables and playground equipment to...  more »
  • Even if we are not paddling or kayaking this is the area that gives Salida it's personality. SO easy to spend the day here., Come on down! 
    Even if we are not paddling or kayaking this is the area that gives Salida it's personality. SO easy to spend the day here., Come on down!  more »
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  • Great place to have fun.
  • Awesome trip....Lana our guide was fantastic...We will be back and we will request her again ❀ β™₯ πŸ’œ πŸ’• πŸ’–

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