Attractions

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Agriculture

Colorado's San Luis Valley thrives on its agricultural background and is nationally known for it's potato production.  Also flourishing in this high-mountain deser ...
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Alamosa Walking Tour

A stroll around Alamosa’s downtown reveals its history and small town charm. From red brick to pressed metal ornamentation and glazed colored tile, Alamosa is a study in ...
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Alamosa Wildlife Refuge

Humans aren't the only ones that find the valley a heavenly sanctuary. Every year tens of thousands of migratory birds and other wildlife make their home in and around ...
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Blanca Vista Park

Blanca Vista Park features two covered picnic areas, trails, and several types of wildlife from deer to waterfowl, fox, and many bird species.  The area is ce ...
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Cattails Golf Course

Cattails Golf Course, located on the northern edge of Alamosa along the banks of the Rio Grande River, offers the golfer perfect temperatures, clear skies, and a well k ...
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Colorado Gators Reptile Park

The Colorado Gator Farm is one of Alamosa’s most unique attractions. Utilizing the geothermal waters of the valley, the owners decided to start their very own Tilapia far ...
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Creede Repertory Theatre

Creede Repertory Theatre is a professional, repertory theater company located in the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Colorado to the northwest of Alamosa. Winner of numer ...
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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

Built in 1880, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is a proud remnant of the spirit that won the west. It's path through steep passes and deep gorges is the stuff ...
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Farmers Market

The Alamosa farmer's market includes 14 local growers, two certified local dairy producers, and three local meat producers who offer organic, grassfed beef, lamb, and yak ...
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Festivals & Events

There's always something happening in the San Luis Valley! Make sure you don't miss any of the amazing events and festivals throughout the region by keeping a close eye o ...
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Fishing, Hunting & Camping

Nearly two million acres running alongside 200 miles of the Continental Divide offers outdoor, sport and wildlife enthusiasts an endless array of activities and landscape ...
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Ft Garland Museum

Established in 1858, Fort Garland's primary purpose was as a base against attacks by Indians in an effort to protect the new settlers.  It was once under the comma ...
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Green Spot Garden Center & Antiques

Antique store with a huge inventory that can sometimes change daily. Also carries gardening supplies, plants, fertilizers and many gardening needs. 

Hunt Avenue Boutique

Truly unique antique store which also offers cultural gifts, vintage clothing, and collectibles.

Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic Byway

Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic Byway. Translated, the name means "the ancient roads" - aptly named for its tour through 16th century Spanish territorial expansion at its n ...
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Luther Bean Museum at ASU

The Luther E Bean Museum features a beautiful collection of Native American pottery including pottery by Maria "Marie" Martinez, Acoma, and Santo Domingo Pueb ...
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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad excursion train rides take you through breathtaking mountain valleys and passes through charming and historic western towns from the hear ...
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San Luis Valley History Museum

The San Luis Valley Museum, located at 4th and Hunt in Alamosa, features displays of the diversified cultures and arts of the area.  Among the various displays in ...
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Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area

Discover traces of culture representing the rich heritage of the moradas, placitas, historic churches, and murals.  Traditions materialize through the art, weaving ...
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Stations of the Cross

A short forty-five minute drive southeast of Alamosa will lead you to the town of San Luis, home of a cultural and spirtual display of inspiring art. The Stations of the ...
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Never know what you might find at Stuff Antiques and Collectibles.  Everything from antique furniture to baseball cards. 

Swimming & Hot Springs

Open year round is the Sand Dunes Swimming Pool & RV Park. During the early 1930's hot water was struck near Hooper while drillers were exploring for oil.&n ...
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The Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve features the tallest dunes in North America and is just 35 miles northeast of Alamosa. It is an easy drive by U.S. 160 a ...
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Theatre at Adams State University

Adams State University Theatre offers an intensive generalist program with a growing national reputation designed for the student who wants to experience everything ...
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Walking, Hiking, and Biking

Walking Cole Park and State Street bridge in downtown Alamosa are great spots to access the banks of the Rio Grande via foot or bike.  Explore the nearly 8 miles of ...
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Wild Roses

Wild Roses has expanded and is now taking furniture, antiques and 'stuff' on consignment!! Call 589-2888 if you have some items you need to get out of your garage! Wild ...
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Wildlife Viewing

Birding is a favorite past time of many in the San Luis Valley.  Wetlands and wildlife refuges offer wonderful viewing opportunities. In spring, sandhill cranes, ...
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Zapata Falls

The views of the valley and the Sand Dunes are fantastic, and there are four miles of well-marked hiking and mountain biking trails below the parking area.  Access ...
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Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Nov 28 11am The town of Creede is celebrating the 25th Annual Creede Chocolate Festival on November 28 & 29 from 11am-4PM daily! Select merchants will be putting their best...

  • Fri, Nov 28 5:30pm Get your family in the holiday spirit aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad's A Train to Christmas Town! Elves will be serving hot cocoa and cookies, they'll...

  • Fri, Dec 5 5:30pm Get your family in the holiday spirit aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad's A Train to Christmas Town! Elves will be serving hot cocoa and cookies,...

  • Sat, Dec 6 9am The Alamosa Boys & Girls Club will be having a Gingerbread Festival on Saturday December 6 from 9-11AM at 1115 10th Street, Alamosa. Kids will get...

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