Take a look inside this Canon City, Colorado 1,800 square foot home with 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. The modern log cabin can sleep up to 6 guests, perfect for leaving your worries behind to come to visit one of the most beautiful settings in the world. The cabin overlooks the deer and elk-populated Wet Mountain Valley framed by the Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range. Enjoy the pristine Rocky Mountains at their finest. During your vacation stay, you can sit on the porch swing where you can watch the sun go behind the longest contiguous 13,000 and 14,000-foot peaks in the world. Where the only sound you’ll hear is the breeze whispering through the Ponderosa Pines, yet you’re just minutes away from Canon City, home of the world-famous Royal Gorge Bridge and the country’s premiere section of white water adventures. Your cares will be forgotten as you experience world-class rock climbing in Red Canyon Park, fly fishing on the Upper Arkansas River, class II to IV plus white water rafting, or pursue the local antique and art galleries. The cabin is located on 27 private acres at 8,000 feet between Canon City and Westcliffe.
Canon City, Colorado is a town of about 17,000 residents that’s located near the geographic center of Colorado. It’s the seat of Fremont County and is a popular destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. Canon City’s proximity to the Arkansas River and a variety of state and national parks give visitors an abundance of outdoor recreation options to choose from, and it’s just a stone’s throw away from one of the country’s most notorious prisons in nearby Florence. The weather is typically harsh in the winter, but there are a variety of indoor activity options, including museums, galleries, and historic sites. The following are some of the things you can do during your vacation stay.
Royal Gorge. Located along County Road 3A just outside of town, Royal Gorge is an impressive natural attraction that was created by constant bombardment by wind and water over the ages. The Royal Gorge Park is also home to the tallest suspension bridge in the country, which towers nearly 1,000 feet over the Arkansas River below. The gorge, bridge, and park are some of the area’s most photographed icons and are places where many visitors wind up spending significant amounts of their time. Other gorge amenities include a playground, theater, and a unique water-powered clock that’s the only one of its kind in the state.
Garden Park Fossil Area. Many of the fossils found in the Garden Park Fossil Area in Cañon City are on display in some of the country’s most prestigious museums, like the Smithsonian Institute in the nation’s capital. For more than a century, the area has been excavated, and for lovers of natural history, it’s a must-visit attraction while in the area. There are nearly 20 miles of multi-use trails that wind their way through the scenic landscape; they’re open to hikers, cyclists, and trail runners. For those who prefer exploring by four-wheel drive or all-terrain vehicle, there are rough roads in the Dinosaur Flats portion of the park.
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