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Southwest of Buena Vista is a town called St. Elmo and ATV & 4x4 Trails ranging from easy to highly technical. Towering 14,000' peaks, affectionately named 14er's, are visible all along US 24/285. Traveling west, from US 285, on County Road 162 places you between Mt. Princeton (14,197') and Mt. Antero (14,269') on the way to St. Elmo's adventure trails. Certainly no lack in elevation!

The General Store in St. Elmo, Colorado
Stop by and Visit the St Elmo General Store

 

St. Elmo's roots originate in the late 1800's mining era. Venturing south to Hancock Ghosttown leads to the Alpine Tunnel, the first bore through the Continental Divide. The tunnel brought the Denver, South Park and Pacific railroad to Buena Vista and Leadville. Along this path the Iron Chest Mine is accessible. This is considered one of the most technical trails in Colorado! A little further south is another side trail leading to Pomeroy Lakes and Mary Murphy Mine.

ATV riders near St. Elmo Colorado
The St. Elmo Area is Fun to Explore on an ATV
The Alpine Tunnel in the St. Elmo Colorado area
The Alpine Tunnel was 1st through the Continental Divide

 

Grizzly & Baldwin Lake provide remote camping and fishing for adventurists. Browns Lake trail traverses 14,000' and offers more remote camping and fishing. No less important Tabequache Mountain and Mt. Shavano rise above 14,000' at trail's end.

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ATV/Jeep Mountain Adventure Rentals link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Buena Vista's mountain back-country is an Adventure! Experience the wonders of Colorado's highest peaks while having a fantastic time getting there in a Jeep or riding an ATV! Rentals: weekly specials.
Chalk Creek Campground, Cabins & RV Park link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Near Buena Vista, Salida, fishing, rafting, hiking, hot springs pools, off-roading. Log Cabins have kitchen and bathroom. Some campground sites along Chalk Creek. Large full hookups RV sites! FREE WI-FI!!

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Buena Vista Area, Colorado includes: Johnson Village, Nathrop, St. Elmo



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