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Colorado Stargazing: Experience the Night

In 2019, The Huerfano County Tourism Board partnered with The Headwaters Alliance, San Luis Valley Museum Association, and Custer County Tourism Board to create and launch Colorado Stargazing: Experience the Night, a self-guided stargazing tour found at www.Colorado.com/ColoradoStargazing. Colorado Stargazing: Experience the Night connects seven Colorado locations known for their dark skies and incredible stargazing [...]

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Walsenburg Wild Waters

Beat the heat at Walsenburg Wild Waters, Spanish Peaks Country’s family-friendly water park. With three different pools, a lazy river, two giant water slides, and interactive water features including fountains, sprays, and dumping bucket, you’re sure to have a splashin’ good time at Walsenburg Wild Waters! The water park’s zero-entry pool allows the youngest of [...]

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Lathrop State Park

Colorado’s first state park, Lathrop State Park features two lakes and nearly 1,600 acres of recreational land nestled among the pinyons and junipers of the Spanish Peaks' foothills. Martin Lake offers water skiing, power, and sail boating. It’s also a warm-water lake, making it great for swimming.  Horseshoe Lake is a peaceful haven for canoeists, [...]

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Twelve Must-Dos in Spanish Peaks Country

There’s so much to do in Spanish Peaks County, where does one start? Good thing we compiled a list of some of our favorite activities. Take our challenge and try to do all 10! Find that one-of-a-kind item on Walsenburg’s Main Street and at the Antique Mall Go four-wheeling over Medano Pass to the Great [...]

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The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Nestled in Southern Colorado, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve features North America's tallest dunes, which rise over 750 feet high against the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains. This fragile and complex ecosystem, which receives roughly 300,000 visitors annually, is an outdoor playground unlike any other. Hiking is the most popular activity at [...]

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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.