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Salida is a town in south central Colorado.

Header image via Wikimedia Commons/Jeffrey Beall

Description is available from Wikitravel under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. A list of contributors is available at the original article.


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Fun Facts

  1. Salida is home to the annual FIBArk kayak race, one of the oldest whitewater races in North America.
  2. The most prominent business in Salida is tourism, consisting of skiing at Monarch Ski Area, whitewater rafting, kayaking and outfitting, particularly on the Arkansas River.
  3. Sally Blane, an American actress who appeared in over 100 movies during her career, was born in Salida.

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