Pueblo offers miles of trails for biking, hiking and exploring for all skill levels. Discover adventurous routes that will push the limits of any seasoned pro, leisure trails for family hiking and trails that reveal some of Southern Colorado’s most spectacular mountain views. View favorite routes.
The tailwater section of the Arkansas River, located below Pueblo Reservoir, has quickly become a popular destination for anglers near and far. Over the past several years, the city of Pueblo has undergone major stream restoration efforts on this piece of water. View river forecast.
Pueblo’s 700+ miles of dirt roads access a wide variety of terrain to explore. From the Wet Mountains of western Pueblo County to the fertile eastern canyons and plains of the Arkansas River Valley, there’s a variety of landscape to see. The Gravel Adventure Field Guide is designed to help you discover what makes us one of Colorado’s most historic and culturally diverse cities. Experience the flavor of Pueblo and explore like a local.
The Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo (HARP) is a 32-acre urban waterfront experience open to the Public daily. The Riverwalk returned the Arkansas River to its historic location at the heart of downtown Pueblo, after being diverted in the 1920s due to a devastating flood that destroyed much of Pueblo. Learn about the history of Pueblo and the 1921 flood while riding one of our excursion boats. Walk the mile long channel and explore the art and history. Bring your dog for a quick lap, or stay for the weekend and enjoy a festival!
Water recreation includes sailing, motor-boating, waterskiing, river tubing and prime fishing. Boaters choose from two full-service marinas and boat ramps. Land recreation includes hiking, biking, picnicking and diverse nature exploration. Note this is a popular destination on weekends including summer holidays. Limited parking and boats permitted.
A great way to see the flora and fauna of Pueblo Mountain Park is to take a hike along one of the trails. There are approximately six miles of trails in the park, open to foot and horse traffic only. National Forest trails can be accessed through Pueblo Mountain Park, offering many more miles of trails. View trail map.
The Pueblo River Trail System, stretching along the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, offers more than 30 miles of scenic trails for running, walking and biking.
Green Mountain Climb: These are the cliffs on the Northwest side of the reservoir, directly east of the dam. They are a popular cliff jumping spot in the summer, so come prepared. Although not a climbing destination, the thrill of deep-water soloing is hard to beat.
Canon City: Just west of Pueblo you’ll find some of Southern Colorado’s most popular climbing opportunities.
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