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Also serving Fremont county, home of the Royal Gorge Bridge and White water rafting on the Arkansas River as well as southern Colorado's most popular attractions - The Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Royal Gorge Rafting, and the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.

This quaint rural setting known as Westcliffe is a place where you can slip under the radar to spend long summer days enjoying the high meadow mountain weather while visiting with the company of the many friendly residents. The town of Westcliffe Colorado is adjacent to the historic mining town of Silver Cliff Colorado.

Westcliffe Colorado and Silver Cliff in Custer County, sit at approximately 8000 ft., and are surrounded by the majestic Sangre de Cristo mountain range ascending to 14,000 ft heights, to the west and the Wet Mountains to the east. The Collegiate Mountains can be viewed to the north, and the Spanish Peaks sit in the south.

This particular area of the Colorado Rocky Mountains is known as the Sangre de Cristo's and is famous for it's unparallel views and endless miles of lush wilderness trails and mountain meadows bursting with wild flowers.

http://www.westcliffe-colorado.com/

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Distance From Miles Time
Denver 145 mi 2 hr 39 min
Colorado Springs 76.7 mi 1 hr 34 mins
Cotopaxi 23.1 mi 30 mins
Royal Gorge 49.6 mi 59 mins

*Information obtained from Google Maps