With a geographical area of about 3.5 sq. miles, Buena Vista is a small town of Chaffee County. The location of Buena Vista is midway between Leadville and Salida. It is located at an elevated point of about 8,000 ft. in the valley of river Arkansas.The town of Buena Vista is famous for a number of outdoor activities, most of which are related to adventure tourism. The town is also quite well connected by various means of transport.