HOT SPRINGS RESORT
Hiking pole rentals are complimentary for overnight guests.
Begin your hiking adventure in Buena Vista and Salida, Colorado, with Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort as your gateway to the Rockies. Overnight guests enjoy complimentary hiking pole rentals, enhancing your exploration of the stunning natural landscapes.
Colorado attracts hiking enthusiasts from around the world, drawn to the challenge of conquering its 14,000-foot peaks. In the Buena Vista and Salida area, experience the highest concentration of these majestic peaks in the lower United States, with 15 towering summits, including the iconic 14,433-foot Mt. Elbert, the tallest mountain in Colorado.
Nestled within the San Isabel National Forest, Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort is strategically located within 2.8 miles of the Colorado Trail and trailheads leading to the peaks of Mount Princeton and Mt. Antero. After a day of hiking these breathtaking 14,000-foot peaks in the Rocky Mountains, unwind and rejuvenate at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort, your ultimate basecamp for mountain adventures in Colorado.
Hire a guide to reach the highest peak in Colorado. Mount Elbert is 14, 439 feet above seas level. Other guided mountain treks are available.
Visitor Photos Hiking Buena Vista & Salida, Colorado
10 Hiking Essentials
- Water (1.5 Liters per person per 5-6 hours)
- Snacks (Beef Jerky, nuts, power bar)
- Navigation (map and compass and/or GPS)
- Extra clothing (hat, socks, gloves)
- First aid supplies
- Light (headlamp or flashlight)
- Fire starter and matches/lighter
- CD Rom or mirror, whistle, mosquito repellant
- Emergency shelter (Biffy Bag)
12 popular trailheads in the Nathrop area with hikes for all abilities and age levels. Surrounding areas have additional options for exploring our beautiful valley.
Activities & Things To Do
BUENA VISTA & SALIDA
This activity is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to: actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants; lack of hydration, weather, and/or other natural conditions. Princeton Holdings, LLC DBA Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort is not liable for any injury, property loss, damage, death, etc occurring do to any activity outlined by any information sheet. Guest is participating in any activity on their own merit with no liability to the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort or its agents.