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  • The Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

    The tallest dunes in North America just 35 miles northeast of Alamosa

  • The Shrine of the Stations of the Cross

    The shrine of "La Mesa de la Piedad y de la Misericordia" (Hill of Piety and Mercy)

  • The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

    Come see Colorado as it was meant to be explored...by train!

  • Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge

    Wildlife diversity including songbirds, water birds, raptors, deer, beaver, and coyotes.

Come, Live Alamosa

To live, to breathe, to be alive!  We invite you to live Alamosa.  We want you to visit, and we want you to get to know us. We want to show you that trail no one else knows about.  We would love to show you where to eat the best bowl of green chili.  And we will even let you in on our best secret fishing hole. 

Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls, or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable. 

Live our history with a visit to the Luther Bean Museum or Ft. Garland.  Take a downtown historical walking tour or enjoy a drive along the Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic Byway, catching a glimpse of the robust culture of the San Luis Valley.

We don’t know how else to describe it.  Come see with your own eyes, try a tasty microbrew, or listen to a local band.  Take a look at the video below to get a glimpse of what it means to Live Alamosa.

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Jan 30 Come check out the Alamosa Ice Festival 2015 for some seriously cool fun! Professional ice sculptors come from all over to show off their ice carving talents,just don't...

  • Sat, Feb 14 Entrance fees at all national park areas will be waived several times in 2015

  • Fri, Mar 13 See thousands of sandhill cranes migrate to the San Luis Valley for their annual "Spring Break" of sorts. Bus tours will be taken with wildlife experts out to...

  • Sat, Apr 18 America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it's free! Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* dates in 2015:

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