Outdoor Activities

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Alamosa and the surrounding San Luis Valley together offer visitors an array of things to see and do both inside and out, from railroad excursions to scenic hiking, or even a dip in hot springs pool.

And don't let our winter recreation opportunities pass you by! Our blue skies and deep powder make our surrounding mountains a winter wonderland.

There is so much to do! Swim, walk, fish, hunt, bird watch, camp, golf, bike, hike, boat or just laze under the cool sunshine.  Select an adventure below to explore the possibilities!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Oct 31 7pm Grab your brooms and best witch outfits, because October 31 there will be a Witch Hockey Tournament held in the Motorway Building! It's a floor hockey tournament...

  • Fri, Oct 31 8pm Get ready for a spook-tacular time at the Haunted House at the End of the Street! It will be up and running October 25,31 and November 1...

  • Sat, Nov 1 8pm Get ready for a spook-tacular time at the Haunted House at the End of the Street! It will be up and running October 25,31 and November...

  • Fri, Nov 21 5:30pm The 7th Annual Alamosa Celebration of Lights will feature a coordinated lighting of the Alamosa Municipal Complex, then, the Alamosa County Courthouse,& end up at Downtown Alamosa...

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