Cañon City

Welcome to Cañon City, Colorado—home of the world famous Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. You’ll find that Cañon City is a real community, filled with pride and real people.

Adventure awaits you in Fremont County. White water rafting on the Arkansas River offers some of the best rafting in the America. River trips last from a few hours to a full day. Experience a world class Zipline course reaching speeds up to 55 mph while taking in the amazing views of the Sangre De Christo mountain range and the surrounding area. Climb aboard the Royal Gorge Route excursion train, or take advantage of the scenic Skyline Drive. Cañon City also has lots of room to roam. There are plenty of hiking, biking, fishing and rock climbing opportunities as well as horseback riding and ATV trips to take you into the breathtaking scenery of our mountainous playground.
Do you need something a little slower paced? Visit the local museums and the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey or shop the galleries and shops on Historic Main Street. You can also stop by Cañon City's Whitewater Park located in town along the banks of the Arkansas River and watch kayaking and other water activities.

Leave all your “big city” hassles and worries behind as you bask in the warmth of the sunshine abundant to the region, as Cañon City (pronounced Canyon) boasts 325 days of sunshine per year.

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14 Feb 2014

By TRAVELHOST Contributing Writer