Salida, Colorado is a mountain town located near the Arkansas River popular for whitewater rafting. Photo Credit: Jacob Boomsma (iStock).

Salida, Colorado is a mountain town located near the Arkansas River popular for whitewater rafting. Photo Credit: Jacob Boomsma (iStock).

Explore the haunted side of one of the most beautiful mountain towns in Colorado, nestled right along the banks of the Arkansas River at 7,083 feet of elevation.

Experience an adventurous evening of thrills and chills with Salida Walking Tours. Take a guided stroll down the historic streets of Salida, covering more than 10 blocks as your guide points out the "infamous red-light district and the exact locations of murders and restless spirits."

Each ghost and murder tour is 90 minutes long. Expect to be entertained and a bit creeped out. 

Summer Tours:

May 1st through September 6th

  • Tours held at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Spring & Fall Tours:

March 1st through May 1st, September 7th through November 15th

  • Tours held at 7:00 p.m. every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

History tours are also available, offering information about the Wild West history, culture, and architecture of Salida.

Tours are $29 per guest and held rain or shine, so please check the conditions and dress appropriately. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.salidawalkingtours.com/darkside-tour.

Breanna Sneeringer writes about news, adventure, and more for OutThere Colorado as a Digital Content Producer. She is an avid adventure seeker and wildflower enthusiast. Breanna joined OutThere Colorado in September 2018.

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