Located along the tumbling whitewater of the Arkansas River on the eastern range of the Rocky Mountains, Florence visitors enjoy endless views and big adventure. The community marks the start of the Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway, a drive that follows old stagecoach and railroad routes while passing world-renowned fossil sites and historic mining towns, including Cripple Creek, one of the nation's greatest gold camps.
Florence, Colorado is considered the antiquing capital of Colorado! Quaint shops, eateries, and art galleries line main street. There's also plenty of outdoor venue's to enjoy including Florence Mountain Park, Pathfinder Park, Pioneer Park (in the center of town), Brush Hollow Reservoir, Phantom Canyon, and fishing the Arkansas River are just some of the many attractions Florence, Colorado has to offer!