The charming town of Buena Vista is actually quite extraordinary. Buena Vista, Spanish for “good view,” is nestled at the foot of the Continental Divide. Buena Visit embodies the concept of friendly small town living. Sitting at 8,000 ft at the base of Mount Princeton about 2,200 people reside in this quaint town.


Ski Monarch Mountain
Monarch Mountain is a wonderful Colorado Ski area. You will get the real homie Colorado feel here. The 350+ inches of natural snow and friendly people are the mountain’s two most abundant attributes. You can get right out of your car when arriving and jump on the lifts, unlike other mountains where its a hassle to even find the way up the hill. At Monarch Mountain you are bound to lose the crowds, but not your friends.

With the most spectacular views and adventures around Buena Vista, you can ride the divide with over 100 groomed trails. Buena Vista has just recently announced the snow conditions this year are even better than previous years. All aged riders and ability will discover a lifetime of memories while snowmobiling.


Ice Fishing
Are you a fishing lover? How about trying ice fishing? Buena Vista is a huge hot spot for fishing during all seasons. Buena Vista will awe you in the winter wonderland while ice fishing activity. Frantz Lakes is a great place for ice fishing during the winter.

Denny Creeks 10 mile scenic snowshoe trip will keep you wanting more. This trail climbs 2,200 feet onto a high pass on the Continental Divide. Make sure before doing this beautiful trail to get adjusted to the altitude. Treat your lungs well, and drink plenty of water.


Mount Princeton Hot Springs
Treat yourself to a soothing soak in the steamy hot springs. With Mount Princeton Hot Springs having two outdoor pools you will have the time to wind down in the 104 degree water. Melt those hard days away and relax.

Found south of Leadville, Buena Vista provides just as much activity as Summit and Eagle County. Whether you are interested in skiing, ice fishing, or relaxing in the hot springs, Buena Vista has the activity for you, so come on out an explore!