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Chaffee County Visitors Bureau - Recently Added Listings - Activities

Art and Salvage

Jess Vogel shows her own reverse glass paintings along side an eclectic collection of fine art by other local artists, antiques and curiosities she finds around the world.

Young Colors

Young Colors clothing and accessories for children are available in more than 2300 stores in 47 states (Alaska this year). This spirited, innovative brand has gained tremendous popularity since its beginning in 1998. The company, started by husband and wife team Robert and Donna Prescott, has the vision of bringing fun products created using indigenous art processes to the children's

Ark Anglers-Salida

Ark Anglers-Salida

The upper Arkansas River is Colorado’s most popular fishery and ArkAnglers is uniquely positioned to help the visiting angler take best advantage of it. With fly shops in Salida and Buena Vista and the region’s largest and most diverse fly-fishing guide service, we

Colorado Adventures-Biking

Colorado Adventures-Biking

We offer two guided tours: On the first, we shuttle you to the top of Cottonwood pass for a guided downhill ride, descending over 4,000 vertical feet from the Continental divide down into the town of Buena Vista. The second guided tour descends slowly on

William Boddy Fine Art Gallery

William Boddy Studied one year at The University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (one winter was enough) three years at The university of California in Los Angeles, and one year at Sacramento State College. His art emphasis in school was three dimensional art, ie. sculpting and jewelry. After leaving school William spent ten years working with different ad and design agencies as an artist while

Virtuosity Gallery

Don’t miss. Local artist, Joshua Been can often be found oil painting in this studio/gallery. Illusionistic Impressionism is the style in which he continually BLOWS PEOPLE’S MINDS!!

Spirit Mountain Antler & Log Design

Anything from custom furniture using native woods from Colorado (bristle cone pine, mtn juniper & aspen) and inlaying turquoise, copper and resin in the checks etc. We also carry gift items from wall art, pottery, jewelry & custom pillows. Call or e-mail for more details. “Enter as a Stranger and leave as a friend”.

Smalzel Gallery

The display and working space for this well-known Salida Artist features landscapes and the occasional abstract painting, You are invited to come by for a visit to see Steve painting and maybe catch a little banjo music too.

Friends of the SteamPlant Galleries

The Paquette Art Gallery is located in the lobby of the historic SteamPlant Theater and displays works from local artists in the region. The Gallery is generally open during business hours and one hour prior to theater performances.

The Strawn-Grether Sculpture Garden is located at the SteamPlant and features works by local and regional Sculptures.

The DSI Gallery in the

the green cat gallery

the green cat gallery

The Green Cat Gallery is a fine art gallery tucked away in the mountains in Salida, Colorado. The gallery is a place for Joe and Steph Brady to display their art and it is a studio for Steph.

The Bradys' have been showcased in leading magazines such as

Felt in Hand

Felt in Hand

Felt In Hand Contemporary Art

Your source for commissioned, site-specific, colorful, original abstract art in a variety of forms for residential, commercial and public spaces. Made from the finest Rambouillet, Delaine and Merino wool, each Network Tapestry™fiber

Eye Candy

Eye Candy has everything from pinup art to bike chain bracelets and everything in between art and treasure from around the state and around the world!

culture clash

Art, Objects, Jewelery

At this Salida gallery you will find contemporary, innovative work, with a focus on the unique art of the region. You will also discover a discriminating selection of beautiful artisan jewelry here . Located at 101 North F Street, it is the base for three metalwork studios: Michael Boyd, Todd Tychewicz, and Harry and Nicole Hansen’s studio, Sterling and

Carl Ortman Gallery

Carl’s affinity for art began when he was accepted into the Cleveland Institute of Art to study traditional fine art and painting. He knew from his initial moments there that he would not end up with his ideal life if he followed the predetermined degree outlines. He viewed college as a means to help sharpen who he was as an artist and person, not a place to follow a systematic course

Carl Bork Fine Art

Born in Ohio, Carl Bork grew up drawing with the encouragement of friends and family early on. It wasn’t until high school that Carl began drawing from life.

Carl began his training in painting at the Columbus College of Art and Design. The school’s rigorous foundation studies gave him the basis for his drawing and painting ideas. “ At CCAD I learned to follow my heart and paint what

Brooks Gallery

Brooks Gallery

Colorado photographers, Lenny and Gail Brooks have been capturing images of the Rocky Mountains since the early 1970′s.

Brooks Gallery features the highest quality prints of nature, travel and artography (the art of photography), as well as pottery and jewelry

SubCulture Cyclery

SubCulture Cyclery is a full service bicycle repair shop in Salida, Colorado.
No bike too old and rusty. No bike too new and tricky.

Salida SteamPlant Event Center

Salida SteamPlant Event Center

TThe SteamPlant Event Center is a stylish, urban event venue in downtown Salida. The renovated 1887 Steam Power Plant retains its architectural beauty while exuding a chic atmosphere. For dining and receptions, the venue offers a spacious ballroom with

Salida Aspen Concerts

Salida Aspen Concerts

34th annual Salida Aspen Concert series continues to bring well-known soloists and chamber music ensembles from their summer residence in Aspen to Salida for five concerts at John Held Auditorium and one concert at Valley Fellowship Church in Buena Vista.

The Bungled Jungle

The Bungled Jungle

The Bungled Jungle is the collaborative effort of two silly people, Pat and Suzanne.

Each sculpture is an original creation--no molds are used -- everything is one of a kind.

The process starts with a metal/wood or plastic armature that is then built

Gallery 150

Gallery 150

Jerry Scavezze, Rollin Karg, Toni Tischer, Gary Hand, Keith Gotschall, Eric Candee and Judy Hoch

Just A Few of the Great Artists We have the Honor to Carry!

"We represent artists who are not available elsewhere regionally, and many of whom live here in

Paquette Gallery at the Steam Plant

The Paquette Gallery is named in honor of Dr. Frederick R. Paquette. 1939-2004. Dr. Paquette was born in Salida and had deep roots in Chaffee County. He watched and marveled at Salida’s evolution into a small mountain town of great diversity. A humble man who loved and enjoyed life and all it offered. His was a life of service, caring and giving.

The Maverick Potter

The Maverick Potter

Classes.Pottery Fun.Let's get muddymake something cool..Fun for the whole family..get your creative on.!
Check our Classes link for info about classes for Adults and Kids. We have Wheel Throwing, Hand Building, Kids Clay Club, and Open

Brodeur Studio Gallery

Brodeur Studio Gallery

International artist. 19 years in Salida. Contemporary and unique paintings. Colorful and expressionistic. Acrylic, mixed media and oils. Open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 1-5pm or by appointment.

Four Winds Gallery

Four Winds Gallery

A Small Town American Art Gallery with a Monumental Passion for Abstract and Contemporary Modern art

Our fine art gallery is bursting at the seams with a tremendous selection of abstract art, landscape paintings, oil paintings, nature photography prints, and

The Buena Vista Heritage Museum

The Buena Vista Heritage Museum

Our Mission

Buena Vista Heritage is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that exists to preserve and share the history of Buena Vista and Chaffee County for the education and enjoyment of the public. Our projects include the restoration and

The Salida Museum

The City of Salida, Heart of the Rockies, lies in the headwaters of the Arkansas River valley along the east slope of the Continental Divide. Like many communities in Colorado, the city sprang up quickly with the coming of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, which ran trains to the mines and hoped to be first over the mountains with a through connection to the West Coast. Advancing from

Rock Run Gallery

Rock Run Gallery

Rock Run is a fine art / fine craft gallery representing about 25 artists, including award-winning painter and owner Nora Larimer. Nora also reproduces her work on tiles that are suitable in a number of decorative uses, including wall murals and backsplashes in

The Courtyard Gallery

In our gallery we have paintings in many mediums, including stained glass, hand painted and digital photography cards, hand crafted jewelry, pottery, fiber art, inlaid wood pieces, photography as well

Captain Zipline

Captain Zipline

COLORADO'S FIRST WORLD-CLASS ZIPLINE TOUR FLY 200 FT. ABOVE THE LOST CANYON

TOUR OPTIONS

We offer over 6 tour options with cost options for families and individuals.

Including Moonlight Tours during full moon periods.

Morning

The Rock Doc at Prospector Village

Largest Rock and Mineral Shop
in the Rockies

We invite you to..
"Come see what the world is made of"

Gold Prospecting * Rockhounding * Lapidary
Prospecting Maps * Great Books

Mineral Specimens - local, Colorado and worldwide
Huge Selection of Quality Prospecting Equipment & Supplies

On - Site Geologist (aka The Rock Doc)

Seasonal

St. Elmo General Store

St. Elmo General Store

St. Elmo General Store, located in the beautiful ghost town of St. Elmo, Colorado, offers ATV Rentals Cabin Rental, Antiques, and Souvenirs.

Come up and enjoy our exciting ATV, TRV and Side by Side rentals. We have the lowest prices in our area. You can

All Season Adventures

All Season Adventures

Come try the new family recreation. Go where you've never been. See what you've always wanted to see. Take your family to the top of America!

Click on our link for internet specials, ATV tours and rentals. Snowmobile rentals.

ATV/Jeep Mountain Adventures

ATV/Jeep Mountain Adventures

Located in Buena Vista, Colorado, Mountain Adventure Rentals aims to provide the most exciting vacation possible by providing Artic Cat two person ATV Yamaha 350cc - 700cc 4x4 ATVs and Jeep rentals. Exploring the Rocky Mountains, has never been more

Absolute Bikes

Absolute Bikes

On the river. Bicycle sales, service, rentals, and local knowledge. Great map selection, including custom-made Monarch Crest map. Newest models of mountain, road, townie, and kids bikes for sale and rent. Guided mountain bike tours and trips for families as well as

Colorado Gators Alligator Farm and Reptile Park

Colorado Gators Alligator Farm and Reptile Park

We are located 17 miles north of Alamosa, CO on Highway 17. Hours from Memorial Day through Labor day are 9 am to 7 pm each day. Winter Hours are 9 am to 5 pm each day. We are open seven days a week except Thanksgiving day and

Monarch Mountain

Monarch Mountain

Monarch Mountain, located in South Central Colorado, is what you expect from a real Colorado ski area.

Abundant natural snow (350+ inches) and friendly people are two of our strongest attributes. You can walk from your car right to the lifts, prices are

Hi Rocky Gift & Sport Store

Hi Rocky Gift & Sport Store

Your Resource for Outdoor Adventure!

Granite Mountain Outfitters

Granite Mountain Outfitters

Trail Rides Or Horseback Rides "A Ride of a Lifetime"

Granite Mountain Outfitters is a summer & fall activity business with twenty years of experience, specializing in western outdoor and ranch fun for everyone. What better way to view the

Collegiate Peaks Golf Course

Collegiate Peaks Golf Course

Lying at the base of the spectacular Collegiate Peaks Range, we are easily accessible - just 1.3 miles west of the stoplight in Buena Vista

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Monarch Mountain on Twitter

Monarch Mountain

Closing Day, thank you all for making this a GREAT season; thank you Mother Nature! See you all soon!