Local Industry

A Strong Core of Distinct Industry Clusters

The Chaffee County economy is anchored by a strong core of distinct industry clusters, highlighted below.

Outdoor Recreation and Tourism:

The Upper Arkansas River Valley, with Chaffee County at its center, is proving itself to be a leader for Colorado in the burgeoning Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Industry, including diverse retail trade, accommodations, and arts & entertainment.

In fact, the State of Colorado is only the second state in the nation to have established a State-level office of Outdoor Recreation Industry Office. Chaffee County is currently involved in a Regional OREC Sector Partnership. Examples Include:

Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries

Eddyline Brewery
www.eddylinebrewing.com

Elevation Beer Company
www.elevationbeerco.com

Soulcraft Brewing
https://soulcraftbeer.com/

Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub
www.moonlightpizza.biz

Amicas Pizza and Micro Brewery
www.amicassalida.com

Deerhammer Distilling Company
www.deerhammer.com

Wood’s High Mountain Distillery
http://www.woodsdistillery.com/

Boathouse Distillery
http://boathousedistillery.com/

Vino Salida Wine Cellars
https://www.vinosalida.com/

Mountain Spirit Winery
http://mountainspiritwinery.com

Retail

Colorado Kayak Supply Online / CKS Main Street
https://coloradokayak.com/
http://www.cksmainstreet.com/

RockyMountainTrail.com
http://www.rockymountaintrail.com/

Hi-Rocky Sporting Goods
http://www.hirocky.com/

The Trailhead
http://www.thetrailheadco.com/

Western Recreation Industries / Western Archery
http://wribiz.net/default.aspx?page=home
www.westernarchery.com

Badfish Stand Up Paddle
www.badfishsup.com

Hospitality and Accommodations

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort
www.mtprinceton.com

Surf Chateau
www.surfchateau.com

Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa
http://cottonwood-hot-springs.com/colorado/

Palace Hotel
www.salidapalacehotel.com

Amigo Motor Lodge
https://www.stayamigo.com/

Recreation

River Runners
https://whitewater.net/

Noah’s Ark
https://www.noahsark.com/

Ark Anglers
http://www.arkanglers.com/

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
www.rmoc.com

Monarch Mountain
www.skimonarch.com

Health & Wellness

Quality of life is determined largely by one’s health and wellness. In Chaffee County, the beauty of the Colorado Rockies serves as the backdrop to a supportive mix of traditional medical facilities and premier destination spas and resorts offering full-service wellness and healing and relaxation services.

HRRMC
www.hrrmc.net

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort
www.mtprinceton.com

Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center
http://salidarec.com/public-pool/

Construction and Trades, Development

A variety of skilled contractors and tradesmen serve Chaffee County, ready to meet the needs of your business, from basic office remodel to custom site development for your expansion and growth needs.

Diesslin Structures Inc.
http://www.diesslinstructures.com/

ACA Products, Inc.
www.acaproducts.com

Moltz Construction
www.moltzconstruction.com

South Main Building Co.
www.southmainco.com

Natural Habitats
http://www.naturalhabitats.biz/

Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade

With easy access to highways, airports, and proximity to national shipping lanes, Chaffee County is regionally positioned as an ideal location for primary manufacturing and wholesale business and industry. A unique variety of business and industrial zoning areas support businesses such as:

 

Steel Strike Leather Products
http://www.steelstrike.com

Serving Slabs
https://www.servingslabs.com/

Don’t Go Nuts
https://www.dontgonuts.com/

Wilkins Lumber
http://www.wilkinslumberinc.com/

Pursell Manufacturing Corp.
https://pursellmfg.com/

RAC Transport Co., Inc.
http://www.ractransport.com/

IT, Professional, Technical

The success of an individual business often relies in part on the quality of support services it receives. Chaffee County offers an impressive selection of professional and technical businesses, and a small community that fosters individual, close working relationships.

 

VistaWorks
www.vistaworks.com

Brass Tacks Computer Services
https://www.brasstacks.pro/

Blue Tail Technology
http://bluetailtech.com/computer-services/

Colorado Central Telecom
www.coloradocentraltelecom.com

The Lively Merchant
www.thelivelymerchant.com

First Colorado Land Office
www.firstcolorado.com

United Country Real Estate Legacy Properties
www.heartoftherockiesre.com

Pinon Real Estate
www.pinonrealestate-salida.com
www.pinonrealestatebv.com

Central Colorado Title and Escrow
www.centralcoloradotitle.com

Anderson & Hughes, P.C.
https://anderson-hugheslaw.com/

Leslie Gartrell Toepfer Attorney at Law, P.C.
http://www.toepferlaw.com/

Abel & Eggleston CPAs, LLC
http://abeleggleston.com/

Emerging Advanced Industries

Redundant broadband, high altitude testing capabilities, and an educated workforce are just some of the qualities present in Chaffee County that support emerging fields such as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Biotech, and medical research.

NAVSYS Corp.
www.navsys.com

TopoGEN Inc.
www.topogen.com

FLōT Systems
www.goflot.com