With majestic views of the La Sal Mountains, Norwood Canyon serves as one of Colorado’s best rafting areas. The San Miguel River rushes through the canyon, passing through momentous granite passageways and past sandstone towers. The rapids are beloved by adventurers and explorers and the river is home to a variety aquatic species. The area serves as the only western Colorado riparian woodland dominated by water birch. Norwood canyon is a unique gem distinctive for its “ledge” cliffs and lush landscape.