Arkansas Headwaters State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: $7.00
Description
Arkansas Headwaters State Park is one of America's most sought out recreational areas. Located in Salida, Colorado, this beautiful state park is home to the Arkansas River, the body of water in the United States that is most highly favored for its commercial rafting opportunities. The Arkansas River is also teeming with trout, providing avid fishermen with a great resource to indulge their favorite hobby. 

Dogs are permitted access to the grounds with their families; however, they must remain on a lead at all times. There is no dog play area at Arkansas Headwaters State Park nor are there are any on-site amenities for their use. Owners should bring drinking water and poop bags with them. All pet waste removal is the responsibility of each owner. Bathrooms are housed on the grounds for public use. 

Arkansas Headwaters State Park is pleased to offer access to their private recreational area and campgrounds for a fee. A day pass can be purchased for $7 with a yearly permit costing $70. This stunning state park offers many great outdoor opportunities for families to enjoy. Among the on-site recreational activities are camping, hiking, picnicking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and even gold panning. 

The area is also replete with many species of wildlife including various birds, making the region an animal lovers' paradise. The hiking trails offer varied terrain to ensure there are paths to suit the fitness level of every member of the family. The Arkansas River Valley offers a full complement of canyons, valleys, mountain regions, and coastal areas to explore. 

Campsites are available for rental by reservation only. Fees are applicable, but it is not known what the precise costs are. Outside firewood is not permitted on the premises. Arkansas Headwaters State Park supports Colorado state law by requiring all dogs visiting their property to be current on all immunizations. A city dog license is also mandatory. For a great time in a stunning natural space, bring Fido and the family to visit Arkansas Headwaters State Park! 

Address
307 W Sackett Avenue
Salida, CO 81201
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
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Address
307 W Sackett Avenue
Salida, CO 81201
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
Fri Open 24 Hours
Sat Open 24 Hours
Sun Open 24 Hours