406 W Hwy 50, Salida, CO 81201

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area

307 West Sackett Ave.
Salida, CO 81201

phone: 719-539-7289

website: www.parks.state.co.us/Parks/ArkansasHeadwaters
email: ahra@state.co.us

The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) is recognized as one of the nation’s most popular locations for whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Arkansas River – the most commercially rafted river in the world! The AHRA office is located in historic downtown Salida, one block from the Arkansas River on West Sackett Ave.

Read more

League of Women Voters of Chaffee County

email: info@LWVChaffeeCounty.org
website: www.lwvchaffeecounty.org

The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County (LWVCC) is a nonpartisan political organization open to all men and women of voting age, members of all political parties and unaffiliated voters. The Chaffee County League was formed in 2003 and today has more than 100 members — including women and men of all ages from Buena Vista, Poncha Springs, Salida, and elsewhere in the county. The League encourages informed and active participation in government; works to increase understanding of major public policy issues; influences public policy through education and advocacy; and holds public meetings to present and discuss local issues. Monthly programs are open to the public and cover a wide range of issues important to the county and state.

Read more

Salida Regional Library

405 E Street
Salida, CO 81201

phone: 719-539-4826

website: www.salidalibrary.org
email: smatthews@salidalibrary.org

Public library honoring the Colorado CLC card. Visitor card available. In addition to a good collection of books, newspapers, magazines, and other media, services include public Internet computers, Wi-Fi access, programs for children and adults, helpful staff. Nine holiday closures per year: New Year’s Eve & Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day.

Read more