Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area


Location:Extends south from the mining town of Leadville to the Pueblo Reservoir. Main roads of access include Highways 285/24 and 50/291.
Facilities:102 campsites (no drinking water available), group campground (with restrictions), 108 picnic sites, 14 bathhouses, trails (27 miles total), boat launches, visitor/nature center (é).
Activities:Camping (year-round), fishing, ice fishing, boating, river rafting and kayaking, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting (with restrictions), rock climbing, sightseeing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park stretches nearly 150 miles along the Arkansas River, with spectacular views and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation, including white-water boating.
Address:307 W Sackett Ave
Salida, CO 81201

Phone:719-539-7289
Web: parks.state.co.us
Size: 18,000 acres. Elevation: 4,000-9,400 feet.

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The recent creation of the 150-mile-long riverside Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (managed jointly by Colorado State Parks and the U.

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