406 W Hwy 50, Salida, CO 81201

RV Parks/Camping & Hiking


RV Camping

You’ll find beautiful places to park your RV at… 

We’re sad you’re trip has come to an end… but visit our Local Dump Stations before you go!


Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Visitor Center/Bureau of Land Management, 307 W. Sackett Ave., Salida. Annual and daily passes, registrations, maps and guides to campgrounds and river access sites. Campgrounds are located at Riverside, Railroad Bridge, Ruby Mountain, Hecla Junction, Salida East, Point Barr, Rincon, Vallie Bridge and Five Points.  Visit cpw.state.co.us or call 719-539-7289!

Nearby San Isabel National Forest includes six distinct campgrounds, including two at O’Haver Lake and Chalk Lake, plus Mt. Princeton, Cascade, Collegiate Peaks and Monarch Park campgrounds. The San Isabel National Forest has lots of hiking trails, find details and maps.

The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area features nine campgrounds with more than 135 campsites. Get daily park passes and camping permits at downtown Salida’s AHRA visitor center or at self-service dispensers at fee sites.

US Forest Service / Salida Ranger District, 5575 Cleora Road, Salida. Information pertaining to hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, 4-wheeling and camping.

Colorado Parks & Wildlife, 7405 W. Hwy. 50, Salida. Fishing and hunting licenses, park passes, online reservations at cpw.state.co.us or call.

Click HERE for more designated campground and dispersed camping suggestions.

Hiking Chaffee County

Pack it in.  Pack it out.  Please take care of our local trails!

Maps & Trails

Know before You Go! 

Thank you Salida Mountain Trails!
Click HERE to donate to our trail system.
Click HERE to get involved in trail building!