Buena Vista, Colorado - Area Attractions, Lodging & Resources

For those looking for additional Colorado lodging or recreational options to add to your Noah's Ark adventure vacation, please browse through our helpful Colorado travel links below.  Make sure you take a look at our special Colorado vacation packages that combine rafting with one of the many other fun activities listed below. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions!


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BUENA VISTA, CO -  AREA LODGING AND ATTRACTIONS


Colorado adventure vacation and group trips for Families, Groups, and Ministries

LOCAL COLORADO LODGES and RESORTS

 Deer Valley Guest Ranch
16825 CR 162
Nathrop, CO 81236
877-897-1297 or 719-395-2353
Colorado Dude Ranch - Deer Valley Ranch

Horn Creek
6758 County Road 130
Westcliffe, CO 81252
719-783-2205
http://www.horncreek.org

Young Life’s Trail West Lodge
18800 Trail West Dr
Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-395-2477
www.trailwest.younglife.org

Camp Como
PO Box 36
Como, CO 80432
719-836-2382
http://www.campcomo.com

Lost Valley Ranch
29555 Goose Creek Road
Sedalia, CO 80135-9000
(303) 647-2311
info@lostvalleyranch.com
Colorado Dude Ranch - Lost Valley Ranch

Glen Eyrie Christian Camps and Conferences
3820 N. 30th St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
800-944-4536
http://www.gleneyrie.org/

Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp
709 CR 62
Divide, CO 80814
719-687-9506
http://rmmc.org/

Camp Elim
5567 Painted Rocks Road
Woodland Park, CO 80863
719-687-2030
www.campelim.com
 
Cathedral Ridge – Retreat and Conference Center
1364 County Road 75
Woodland Park, CO 80863
719.687.9038
www.cathedralridge.com
 
Ponderosa Retreat and Conference Center
15235 Furrow Road
Larkspur, CO 80118
719.481.2482
Ponderosa Retreat and Conference Center
 
  Spring Canyon Camp & Conference Center
26000 County Road 344
Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-395-2328
http://www.springcanyon.org


Silver Cliff Ranch
16565 CR 162
Nathrop, CO 81236
888-471-8522 or 719-395-6228
Capacity: 250 people
www.silvercliffranch.com

Camp Id-Ra-Ha-Je: Camp & Retreat Center

571 County Road 43
Bailey CO, 80421
(303) 838-5668
info@idrahaje.org
http://idrahaje.org/

Eagle Lake Camps

3820 N 30th St
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
800-873-2453 or 719-472-1260
www.eaglelakecamps.com

Lutheran Valley Retreat
PO Box 9042
Woodland Park, CO 80866
719-687-3560
www.lvr.org

Quaker Ridge Camp & Conference Center
30150 N. Highway 67
Woodland Park, CO 80863
719-687-9012
www.quakerridgecamp.org

American Safari Ranch
1484 South Park County Road #7
Fairplay, Colorado 80440
Affordable full service Dude Ranch Retreat, Cabins, RV Park, and Lodge Rooms.
719-836-2700 / stansranch@yahoo.com
http://www.americansafariranch.com/

Monarch Mountain Lodge
22720 West US Hwy 50
Monarch, CO
800-332-3668
*Group rates starting at $49
http://www.monarchmountainlodge.com

Christ Haven Lodge & Conference Center
178 Palmer Drive
Florissant, CO 80816
719-687-3425
www.christhaven.net

Triple B Ranch
27640 North Hwy 67
Woodland Park, CO 80863
719.687.8899
Triple B Ranch
 


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RENTAL CABINS

 Vista Court Cabins
1004 West Main Street
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
719-395-6557
800-241-0670
http://www.vistacourtcabins.com

Woodside Cabin Over the Creek

PO Box 579
Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-395-8865

Woodside Cabin Over the Creek

Thunderlodge
207 Brookdale Ave.
PO Box 504
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
800-330-9194 or 719-395-2245
Price range: $45 - $125
http://www.thunderlodge.com

Cliffs and Stream Log Cabin
16658 CR 162
Nathrop, CO 81236
800-539-0133
Cliffs and Stream Log Cabin 

  Spruce Ridge Guest Cabins
4141 County Road 210
Salida, Colorado 81201
888-686-8735
http://www.spruceridgeguestcabin.com

Bright Star Ranch
Nathrop, Colorado 81236
719-221-6004
Ask about Noah's Ark Discount!
Bright Star Ranch


Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort - Check out our Raft & Soak Package!

(Outdoor Pool Facility)
15870 CR 162
Nathrop, Colorado 81236
719-395-2447
888-395-7749

Mount Elbert Lodge

P.O.Box 40
Twin Lakes, CO 81251
(719) 486-0594 or (800) 381-4433
http://mount-elbert.com

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COLORADO BED AND BREAKFASTS

Room at the River
P. O. Box 1133
30670 CR 371
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
719-395-8599
Price range: $135-$155
www.roomattheriver.com

Century House Bed and Breakfast
40l E. First Street
Salida, Colorado, 8l20l
800-922-0460
Price Range: $100 to $150
http://www.centuryhousecottages.com
 

Buffalo Peaks Bed & Breakfast
28928 Fairway Drive
Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-395-3313
Price Range: $85-$155.  Discount offered for Noah's rafters.
www.buffalopeaks.com
 



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COLORADO CAMPGROUNDS and RV PARKS

Chalk Creek Campground & RV Park
11430 County Road 197
Nathrop, Colorado 81236
719-395-8301
Price range: $8 group tent - $43 full hook-up RV
http://www.chalkcreek-campground.com
  Arrowhead Point Campground and Cabins
33975 US Hwy 24 North
Buena Vista, CO 81211
800-888-7320
Price Range: $8(tent camping) - $31(RV)
Arrowhead Point Campground and Cabins
 


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LOCAL COLORADO MOTELS

 Best Western Vista Inn
733 U.S. Highway 24 North
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
719-395-8009
Price range: $107.10 - 129.00
(Discount applies for 5 rooms or more)
http://book.bestwestern.com

Super 8 Motel
530 U.S. Highway 24 South
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
719-395-8888
Price range: $88.88 - $188.88
http://www.bvsuper8.com

Lakeside Motel
112 Lake
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
719-395-2994
Price Range: $87 and
http://www.lakesidebv.com/
   The Simple Lodge and Hostel
224 East First Street
Salida, Colorado 81201
719-650-7381
http://simplelodge.com

A Riverside Inn
249 Highway 285, PO Box 1387
Fairplay, Colorado 80440
719-836-0600
www.RiversideFairplay.com



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VACATION RENTALS

Happy Trails Vacation Rentals
6387 Ashcroft Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 687-0270
Happy Trails Vacation Rentals
  Colorado Mountain Vacations
800-539-0133
45 vacation homes and cabins throughout Chaffee County
5% discount for Noah's Ark participants.
Colorado Mountain Vacations
 

 


CAMPING INFORMATION

Colorado State Parks:
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
(719) 539-7289
Salida, Colorado
http://parks.state.co.us/Parks/arkansasheadwaters


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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Buena Vista, Colorado: (719) 395-6612
Salida, Colorado: (719) 539-2068


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OTHER LOCAL ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS:

JEEP TOURS

High Country Jeep Tours - Check out our On-River & Off-Road Package!

410 US Hwy 24 South
Buena Vista, CO 81211
1-866-45-TOURS
http://www.highcountryjeeptours.com


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SCENIC TRAIN RIDES

Leadville, Colorado and Southern Railroad - Check out our Scenic Train Ride / Raft Trip Package!
326 East 7th Street
PO Box 916
Leadville, CO 80461
1-866-386-3936
http://www.leadville-train.com/


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MOUNTAIN BIKING

The Trailhead
707 Hwy 24 North
Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-8001
Half day price: $16
Full day price: $27
-- Just rentals, not bike tours.--
http://www.trailheadco.com/


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HOT SPRINGS POOLS

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs - Check out our special deals and Raft & Soak Package!
(Outdoor Pool Facility)

15870 CR 162

Nathrop, Colorado 81236
719-395-2447
888-395-7749
$18.00-$20.00 for adults (13 and older)
$10.00-$12.00 for children
Discount passes available for Noah's Ark guests!




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HORSEBACK RIDING

Mount Princeton Riding Stables - Check out our Rafting / Horseback Ride Trip Package!
Phone: (719) 395-3630
toll free: 1-866-877-3630
2-Hour Ride: $50
Half Day: $70
3/4 Day Waterfall Ride (includes lunch): $100
Full Day: $150 (includes lunch)
http://www.coloradotrailrides.com/


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LLAMA TRIPS

Spruce Ridge Llamas - Check out our Rafting / Llama Trek Trip Package!
4141 CR 210
Salida, Colorado 81201
1-888-MTN-TREK (686-8735)
http://www.spruceridgellamas.com/


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GHOST TOWN

St. Elmo
Contact Buena Vista Chamber of
Commerce for information
719-395-6612


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OTHER COLORADO TRAVEL PLANNING LINKS

High Point Travel and Ski Tours
800-683-3335
http://www.highpointtravel.com

Summit Ministries
PO Box 207
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
866-786-6483
www.summit.org/

Coalition for the Upper South Platte
PO Box 726
38000 Cherokee
Lake George, CO 80827
719-748-0033
www.uppersouthplatte.org

Rocky Mountain High, through Spring Canyon
PO Box 2158
Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-395-2328
Adventure program specifically for cadets,
midshipmen, and junior officers and leaders.
www.rmhbv.org/


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