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Finding Calm: Spanish Peaks Style

If you're seeking calm during trying times, look no further than Spanish Peaks Country where our wide landscapes and stunning views can help bring peace of mind. We know it's not always easy to get here in person, so we've put together a gallery of images for a "virtual" visit. If you've been here before, [...]

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Stonewall is a small mountain village located around a large gap in the Dakota Wall at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.  At an elevation of 8,000 feet, it is in the heart of territory long claimed by the Trinchera elk herd. History In 1862, 12 families moved north from Mora, New Mexico [...]

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Top Reasons to Visit La Veta and Cuchara

The La Veta - Cuchara Chamber invites you to visit its special piece of Spanish Peaks Country. Here are its top reasons to visit La Veta and Cuchara. La Veta and Cuchara have some of the most unique geological features in the country. The 82-mile Highway of Legends was selected by The Lonely Planet as one [...]

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Cuchara is a charming, mountain village tucked on the eastern slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the heart of the Cucharas River Valley. Surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest with all its lakes, mountains, and wilderness, this village is a favorite respite for Colorado hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. At the heart [...]

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Walsenburg, Huerfano Country’s county seat, sits in the heart of Spanish Peaks Country. With I-25, Highway 160, and Highway 10 meeting in Walsenburg, this quaint, Southern Colorado gem is a popular stop for travelers who delight in its small-town charm and history, natural wonders, and artistic inspiration of the surrounding area. Visitors enjoy Walsenburg’s antique [...]

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Gardner is a small community halfway between the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in upper Huerfano County. Historically, the area was crisscrossed by Ute, Comanche, and Apache hunting parties, Spanish conquistadors, and French trappers. While a few groups of early Americans came and went in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, [...]

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.