Enjoy the spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range in the Wet Mtn Valley. This cabin is just minutes away from the Rainbow Trail & the quaint mountain town of Westcliffe. Your stay can include hiking, biking, fishing, bowling, golf, a movie or play at our Historic Jones Theater, dinner at a variety of restaurants, a massage, or just relax on the deck just steps away from Goodwin creek. Visit a wolf preserve, western gift shops, galleries, museums that tell the tale of mining and ranching. Visit Mt. Princeton or Salida hot springs, the famous Royal Gorge, all only about an hour away. We are 60 mi. W of Pueblo, 90 mi. SW of Colorado Springs. Memorial weekend starts off the summer with a pancake breakfast, parade, live theater. June includes a cutting horse event, antique tractor pull, live theater. July starts with a parade, car show, flea market, fair, rodeo, then the annual Blue Grass Festival. September hosts the annual Western Days music and art festival.
Beautiful Forest Location: The Wet Mountain Valley offers beautiful mountain views in every direction. Nestled between the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the valley is filled with a variety of flora and fauna. Trails wind through the spruce and pine forests. Alpine meadows and lakes, as well as several of the tallest peaks in Colorado await those who venture into the high country. The valley has a rich history of ranching, which continues today. Outdoor enthusiasts have limitless opportunities for recreation. There are trails for hikers, bikers, and ATVing.
Out Of The Way, Yet Convenient: Located 90 miles SW of Colorado Springs, 150 miles SW of Denver, 60 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado. Easy driving on state highways. Nearby attractions include;
Royal Gorge - 1 hour away in Canon City;
Gambling Casinos - 1 1/2 hours away in Cripple Creek;
Bishops Castle - 45 minutes away on Hwy 165 (a stone castle built by one man);
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs - 1 1/2 hours away north of Salida on Hwy 285;
Salida Hot Springs Pool - 1 hour away in Salida on Hwy 50;
White Water Rafting & Fishing - On the Arkansas river 30 miles north of Westcliffe;
Mission Wolf - Preserve for abandoned animals, 45 minutes away in the Wet Mountains;
National Forest & Rainbow Trail - 1 mile from cabin.
Activities and Entertainment: Dining, Shopping, Art Galleries, Library, Museums,Theater, Bowling Alley all in the towns of Westcliffe & Silver Cliff, 10 minutes away. Free concerts Sunday at 2:00pm and free classic movies on Tuesdays at the Feed Store ampitheater. Bluegrass festival , Fair & Rodeo in July, Chuckwagon dinner & shows June ,July , August . Legacy Cup Cutting horse event June . Farmers market every Thursday 2-5pm from June -Sept. Horseback trips at Bear Basin Ranch. Bishop's castle in Custer County is worth a visit. Art shows throughout the summer. July 4 parade & car show, fireworks at Lake DeWeese. Complete brochure is available on request.