ROAD TRIP & LOGISTICS

DIRECTIONS, MEALS & LODGING

 

Road trip to Colorado where its Green and Cool in the summer

X-Roads stages and all loops cloverleaf from the Chaffee County Fairgrounds in Salida, Colorado

The Chaffee County Fairgrounds are located at the Crossroads of the Rockies at Hwy 50 & Hwy 285

  • 2 hours West of Colorado Springs on Hwy 50
  • 3 hours Southwest of Denver on Hwy 285
  • 3.5 hours West of Grand Junction on Hwy 50
  • 3.5 hours North of Santa Fe, NM on Hwy 285
  • 1.25 hours South of Leadville on Hwy 24/285
  • Fairgrounds Google Map Link

ADDRESS:

 

HEART OF THE ROCKIES MAP PDF

 

CAMPING LAYOUT PDF LINK

 

Truck and Tent camping is available in the back of the Fairgrounds, near the Sign-Up shed and the Riders meeting / Dinner Tent.

  • RV Camping without hook-ups or onboard generators should park in front of the fence near Sign-Up
  • RV Camping with hook-ups is available in the Fairgrounds RV camping area for an additional fee ($15.00/night) payable to the Fairgrounds Manager
  • RV’s are available for rent locally at  Holiday RV
  • We will have a circus tent in back where we will have meals and 2 Riders meetings each morning at 7 & 8 am.

Sign-Up Shed at the Fairgrounds

You only need attend one riders meeting.

  • 2 Breakfast will start approx 6:30 am
  • 3 Dinners from 5-7 pm Fri-Sunday.
  • Beverages will be available at no additional cost.
  • We will have a bonfire near the tent each night.
  • Showers are available at the Fairgrounds.
  • Showers & a Pool also available at the Salida Hot Springs Pool down the street
  • Porta-Potties will be available.

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LODGING and FOOD AVAILABLE NEARBY 

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Joyful Journey Hot Springs
Hampton Inn Salida
Poncha Lodge Motel

Enjoy Salida Vacation Rentals
The Mountain Motel
Silver Ridge Lodge
The Tudor Rose
Wood’s Ridge Vacation Homes
Ski Town Condos
The Thomas House
Great Western Colorado Lodge
High Country Heaven
Cutty’s Hayden Creek Resort

HOT SPRINGS, SWIMMING POOLS

Salida Hot Springs Pool
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa
Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Joyful Journey Hot Springs

PLACES TO EAT – Salida & Poncha Springs

Quincys Steakhouse  710 Milford Ave (on Hwy 50) Salida, CO 81201
Currents 122 North F Street Salida, CO 81201
Elevation Beer CO 115 Pahlone Pkwy, Poncha Springs, CO
Hwy 50 Burger 445 E. Hwy 50, Salida, CO 81201

BAR AND GRILL

• Victoria Tavern 143 North F Street, Salida, CO 81201
• Benson’s Tavern & Beer Garden
128 North F Street  Salida, CO 81201
Wallbangers Sports Bar 720 E Hwy 50  Salida, CO 81201 

 ITALIAN

• Amicas Pizza, Microbrews, and More 136 E 2nd Street  Salida, CO 81201
• Ferraros
216 North F Street  Salida, CO 81201
• Grimo’s Italian Restaurant
146 Main Street  Poncha Springs, CO 81242

PIZZA

• Moonlight Pizza 242 F Street  Salida, CO 81201
• Amicas Pizza & Microbrews
136 E 2nd Street  Salida, CO 81201
• Domino’s
150 E Hwy 50  Salida, CO 81201

MEXICAN CUISINE

• Fiesta Mexicana 1220 Hwy 50   Salida, CO 81201
• Tony’s Restaurant
11346 Hwy 50   Poncha Springs, CO 81242

AMERICAN CUISINE

The Fritz 113 E Sackett Street  Salida, CO 81201
Shallots Restaurant and The Alley Bar 137 E First Street  Salida, CO 81201
Country Bounty Restaurant 413 W Hwy 50  Salida, CO 81201

ASIAN

The Great Wall 139 W 3rd Street   Salida, CO 81201
• Little Cambodia 135 North F Street   Salida, CO 81201
• Thai Mini Cafe` 11150 W Hwy 50  Poncha Springs, CO 81242

SANDWICHES, SUBS AND HOT DOGS

• Mama D’s 140 F Street   Salida, CO 81201

FAST FOOD

• McDonalds of Salida 840 E Rainbow Blvd   Salida, CO 81201
• Pizza Hut 1070 E Rainbow Blvd   Salida, CO 81201
• Sonic Drive-in 7820 W Hwy 50   Salida, CO 81201
• Subway 1112 E Rainbow Blvd   Salida, CO 81201