Nathrop is quickly passed by on Highway 285, just 8 miles outh of Buena Vista. There’s a general store and gas station and some recreation including whitewater rafting.
The town lies at the start of Chalk Creek Canyon, which holds several recreational gems, including hot springs, ghost towns and waterfalls.
Agnes Vaille Falls – A short hike is required to access this waterfall, located just past Mt Princeton in Chalk Creek Canyon.
Mount Princeton Hot Springs – Mt Princeton is one of the nicest hot springs resorts in Colorado, with a variety of soaking options.
Saint Elmo Ghost Town – Located at the end of Chalk Creek Canyon, St Elmo is one of the best preserved ghost towns in the state. It sits at the start of Tincup Pass, a 4×4 road that leads over the Continental Divide.
Things do do near Nathrop
See Buena Vista (8mi)