Enjoy the fall colors of the Southern Rockies aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad's Pumpkin Patch Train. Take the family on a short trip just outside Alamosa to a specially designed Autumn setting. Hay-bale mazes and fun fall activities await the kids during the layover, with plenty of photo opportunities as they search for the perfect pumpkin to take home. Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to Trick-Or-Treat on the train. Tickets are $30 per person.
Monte Vista Crane Festival For the past 2,000 years, the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge has witnessed the migration of thousands of sandhill cranes. This year the 31st Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will be March 7-9, and will be educational as well as fun. They will have an arts & crafts fair, bus tours, and educational lectures at the Middle School by biologists & wildlife experts