Pet Friendly Travel

Take care of your pets.  Be aware that vehicles get very hot, especially at this altitude.  Consideration of the heat and dehydration potential is crucial.  Pets need to acclimate to the elevation as well!

Check out our Hotels and Motels Page or Camping and RV Park Page for pet friendly options.

Pets are welcome at the Colorado Welcome Center at Alamosa.  Treats are usually available from our ever-friendly volunteers and there is plenty of room for both you and your pet to take a walk and stretch your legs. 

For a longer excursion, maybe a picnic lunch and a nice walk, check out the Alamosa Ranch trails and picnic area. 

If you are going to ride one of our scenic railroads, or don't want to keep your pet closed up for the day, call the Dog Days Inn, a great place to leave your pet for the day or overnight.  719-589-3988.

If you are taking your pet to the Great Sand Dunes, be aware that the surface temperature of the sand can reach as high as 150 degrees in the summer.  Paws are tender, so take your pet for a walk early in the morning or in the evening. 

Upcoming Events

  • Sat, Aug 23 The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad is proud to bring back their summer concerts known as the Mountain Rails Live Concert Series! August 23 & 24 Pete & Joan...

  • Sat, Aug 23 Hang out in Saguache for their Annual Art Festival! They'll have gallery tours, photography exhibits, pottery, antiques, music, and artisan food and beverage vendors!

  • Sat, Aug 23 Free workshops and tours on Renewable Energy, Green Building, Sustainable Living, Edible Permaculture, and more. Plus home tours, a flea market, vendors, music and food.

  • Sun, Aug 24 6pm The final concert of ALMA's Sundays at 6 Concert Series is with our local swing band, the "SLV Big Band." Get out there and enjoy their last...

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