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Adventure awaits you in Alamosa! Great Sand Dunes, Rio Grande Scenic RR, Gator Farm, museums, hot springs, camping, and more! #VisitAlamosa

Welcome to Alamosa CHSCA All State Games athletes and parents! Visit Alamosa.org or stop by our Welcome Center (610 State Ave.) and discover all that Alamosa has to offer! #VisitAlamosa

[06/05/19]   Are you on Instagram? Be sure to follow @alamosa_colorado for gorgeous photos of Alamosa and the San Luis Valley! #VisitAlamosa

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SummerFest on the Rio - Friday, June 07, 2019 - Sunday, June 09, 2019 (Events)

Summer is here, so let's kick it off right at this weekend's SummerFest on the Rio😁☀️ Held in beautiful Cole Park on the banks of the Rio Grande, this annual festival has children’s activities, food and beer, arts and craft booths, and live music! #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org SummerFest on the Rio  Held in the beautiful Cole Park on the banks of the Rio Grande River, this

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Ready to have a truly one-of-a-kind beer festival experience? There's still time to get ticket's for the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad's Rails and Ales on June 15🍻 #VisitAlamosa

Let the countdown begin...12 days until 2019 Rails and Ales Brewfest on Saturday, June 15th. Grab your friends, your mates, your amigos, your sidekicks, your homeboys and homegirls and reserve your seats today before we sell out.

Tickets and more info http://bit.ly/2FXzNzr #RailsAlesCO And don't forget the Friday night street party hosted by San Luis Valley Brewing Co. Visit Alamosa Colorado

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Medano Creek is currently raging through the Great Sand Dunes | OutThere Colorado

Medano Creek at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is flowing in full force this year! Just another reason to #VisitAlamosa😀

outtherecolorado.com Thanks to healthy snowpack and large spring runoff, Medano Creek at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is already flowing stronger than

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Colorado Welcome Center

The Colorado Welcome Center in Alamosa is now open until 6PM everyday all summer! Stop by for some expert travel advice on the San Luis Valley and all of Colorado😁 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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Fort Garland Celebrates 31st Annual Memorial Day Encampment | History Colorado

Watch history come to life this weekend at the Fort Garland Museum😁 Their 31st Annual Memorial Day Encampment is a living history performance that you don't want to miss! #VisitAlamosa

historycolorado.org All across the fort, men drill in Reconstruction-era uniform, all in blues and grays. They pitch tents, clean their guns, and drink water from tin canteens. Heavy artillery, including cannons and mountain howitzers, is unloaded and set up. In the Soldiers’ Theatre, women in hoop skirts are gathere...

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Why You Should Experience Colorado's San Luis Valley By Train

It's officially train season in the San Luis Valley🚂😁 The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad both kick off their seasons this weekend! Which will you be riding this summer? #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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An Angler's Guide to the Best Fishing Near Alamosa

What is your favorite place to go fishing in the San Luis Valley? Here's a few of ours🐟 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

Visit USA Parks

There's so much to do when exploring our one-of-a-kind playground😁 Hike a trail with beautiful, panoramic views or feel the rush of sliding down the tallest sand dunes in North America! Only when you #VisitAlamosa

Slide down the Great Sand Dunes or hike a local favorite trail. Alamosa and the surrounding area has a lot to offer with outdoor recreation, cultural and historical sites and shopping.

We've had loads of fun exploring the area and creating this little video for a sneak peek for you. We're sure you'll enjoy it, too ;-)

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Why 3 Days Is the Bare Minimum You Should Stay In and Around Great Sand Dunes National Park

There's SO much that the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve has to offer, you could spend weeks there and not experience it all! Here's why we think 3 days is the bare minimum you should visit😁 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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Great Sand Dunes Designated as International Dark Sky Park

We've always known that the night skies at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve were something special, but now its official! The park has been designated as an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association for the exceptional quality of its dark night skies✨ Discover for yourself why half the park is after dark! #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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Small Alamosa Business Honored By State Tourism Office

Sandboarding is a sport that can only be done in a few locations on Earth, including right here in Alamosa! Check out this story from CBS Denver on Kristi Mountain Sports, LLC being honored by Visit Colorado😄 If you want to give sandboarding a try, or need any other outdoor recreation equipment, stop by their shop! #VisitAlamosa

denver.cbslocal.com Inside Kristy Mountain Sports, they sell bikes and outdoor clothing and they rent something pretty unique to this part of Colorado.

Congratulations to Raleigh Burt of Kristi Mountain Sports, LLC for being selected as one of eight Top Frontline Tourism Workers in Colorado today by Visit Colorado😄 We are so lucky to have him here in Alamosa! While you are visiting us, be sure to stop by Kristi Mountain Sports for all of your biking, hiking, camping, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and sandboarding needs, including full service maintenance and equipment rentals! #VisitAlamosa

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5Day Ultimate Colorado Adventure in the Mystic San Luis Valley | Colorado Field Guide

Today, Visit Colorado is highlighting the Mystic San Luis Valley in celebration of National Travel & Tourism week! Be sure to follow their Facebook & Instagram stories to see all our region has to offer! #VisitAlamosa

colorado.com Use this as your guide to the Mystic San Luis Valley. You'll get to experience trains, trails, brews, views, biking and more. Plus, want to visit a national park and see an alligator all in one trip? Keep reading!

TravelingJules

Thanks to TravelingJules for visiting Alamosa and the San Luis Valley on her action packed three-day road trip! Watch for some familiar stops including the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado Gator Farm, UFO Watchtower and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad! #VisitAlamosa
View the full itinerary: https://buff.ly/2Jmy4EH

Come explore Colorado's mystic San Luis Valley with Travel Video Journalist, Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules." On this action packed three-day road trip, we'll start off exploring North America's tallest sand dunes and give sand boarding a go. Then, we'll hop aboard the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, zigging and zagging across the state border while admiring the changing landscapes. We'll save some time to check out a few quirky Colorado attractions, including a visit to the UFO Watchtower and the Colorado Gator Farm. Did you know you can handle a gator or even give gator wrestling a go? We'll finish the tour in Pagosa Springs, and take a much deserved soak in the mineral-rich waters of the Pagosa Hot Springs. All this, and more...only in Colorado!

#coloradolive #colorado

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CHECK OUT THE FULL ITINERARY: 🚗🎥📸
STEAM, SAND, SPACESHIPS & HOT SPRINGS IN ALAMOSA, PAGOSA SPRINGS & BEYOND: https://www.colorado.com/fieldguide/steam-sand-spaceships-hot-springs-alamosa-pagosa-springs-beyond

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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve ⏳🏂🏔
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UFO Watchtower 🛸👽
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Colorado Gators Reptile Park 🐊
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Pagosa Hot Springs - The Springs Resort & Spa 👙☀️💦
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The amount and variety of wildlife you can discover when visiting the San Luis Valley is truly amazing😮 What animals have you snagged photos of while visiting us? Share them with us! #VisitAlamosa
Learn more about Wildlife Viewing in Alamosa: https://buff.ly/2z5NCG6
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On the Outskirts of the Great Sand Dunes: 8 Can't-Miss Experiences Outside Park Boundaries

So you've experienced the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and all it has to offer...now what? We've collected some of our favorite things to do, right outside the park boundaries😁 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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Event Calendar

This weekend is Alamosa's first block party of the year! The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area and the San Luis Valley Brewing Co. will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo on San Juan Street this Saturday🎉 Be sure to check our event calendar regularly to keep up with what's happening in Alamosa😄 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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The Most Beautiful National Parks in America

The Great Sand Dunes was named as one of America's most beautiful National Parks by Country Living Magazine! We ABSOLUTELY agree💯😁 #VisitAlamosa

countryliving.com Our bucket list just got WAY longer.

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Five of the Toughest Outdoor Adventures in Southern Colorado

Looking to add a little adventure to your summer plans? We've compiled a handful of the most riveting experiences for adrenaline-seekers in the San Luis Valley😆 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

Happy #EarthDay from Alamosa🌎 We're so happy to share our corner of Colorado with our visitors! Thank you for following the Care for Colorado Principles when you #VisitAlamosa and treating our home like yours😄
📸: @nomadruss
Learn more about the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Care for Colorado Principles: https://buff.ly/2FDwNqZ

If you needed another reason to escape to beautiful and uncrowded Alamosa, Saturday, April 20 is a fee free day at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve to kick off National Park Week! Plan your trip to Alamosa at alamosa.org😁 #VisitAlamosa
📸: @mariah.baerend

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San Luis Valley Trail Guide

Warm weather is here, which means it time to dust off your hiking boots🥾 Reconnect with nature in the beautiful and uncrowded San Luis Valley😃 We've made finding your new favorite trail easy with our handy San Luis Valley Trail Guide! #VisitAlamosa #TrailTuesday

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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The Ultimate Colorado Adventure in the Mystic San Luis Valley | Colorado Field Guide

Discover the Mystic San Luis Valley on this adventure-packed 5-day itinerary from Visit Colorado! #VisitAlamosa

colorado.com Use this as your guide to the Mystic San Luis Valley. You'll get to experience trains, trails, brews, views, biking and more. Plus, want to visit a national park and see an alligator all in one trip? Keep reading!

Get your swimsuits ready-Medano Creek is flowing at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve! We're expecting a great flow in the creek this year, snowpack in Medano Pass is currently 170% of average to date😁 #VisitAlamosa

Happy #NationalPetDay! There's no need to leave your furry friends at home when you #VisitAlamosa🐶 Check out our handy pet-friendly travel tips: https://buff.ly/2MSTSHW
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10 Things to Know Before Planning a Trip to Great Sand Dunes National Park - KÜHL Born In The Mountains Blog

Planning a trip to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve? Thanks to KÜHL for sharing these helpful tips! #VisitAlamosa

kuhl.com 10 Things to Know Before Planning a Trip to Great Sand Dunes National Park - Latest Travel article on KÜHL Born In The Mountains Blog.

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11 Adventures That You Can Only Have in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado

The San Luis Valley is unlike any other place on Earth, so your visit here will be like nothing you've ever experienced before😁 Here are some of our favorite adventures that you can only have in the San Luis Valley! #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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10 Things To Do at the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in Colorado | OutThere Colorado

Just some of the many things to do while visiting the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve! What would you add to this list? #VisitAlamosa

outtherecolorado.com If you plan a trip to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, you're sure to have an action-packed adventure coming up soon. Paying a visit to

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Why You Should Experience Colorado's San Luis Valley By Train

If you're planning a getaway to the San Luis Valley this summer, here's why you should take a ride on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad🚂 #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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🇺🇸 Alamosa, A Photographer's Delight

Alamosa is a photographer's playground, with many places to nab killer photos📸 Here's a couple of our favorites! #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Whether you want to play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park, hike to Zapata Falls or spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, any adventure you choose will be unforgettable.

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The 25 Best Campgrounds at America’s National Parks

Piñon Flats Campground was selected as one of the best campgrounds in America's National Parks by Fodor's Travel😁 It certainly has the best view! #VisitAlamosa

fodors.com Even at America’s national parks, where the bar is raised for everything from hiking to views, disappointing campgrounds are more common than one might expect. Here are our 25 favorite campgrounds in America’s most spectacular national parks.

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Society Hall

Society Hall - Alamosa, CO's uniquely intimate environment makes every seat feel like the front row😄 Have you visited Alamosa's newest music venue? Let us know in the comments below and check out their 2019 schedule at societyhall.org #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org Society Hall, located in the heart of Alamosa, is rapidly becoming the choice music venue in Alamosa for performing artists who appreciate superb acoustics and a uniquely intimate environment.

Happy #FirstDayofSpring! What things in the San Luis Valley are you most excited for this spring? Comment below! #VisitAlamosa
📸: @f4christen

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Cattails Golf Course

Golf season has officially begun in Alamosa⛳️ It's opening day of Cattails Golf Course! #VisitAlamosa

alamosa.org 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 kept links style course with spectacular mountain range views.

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Agriculture

Happy St. Patrick's Day🍀 What do Ireland and Alamosa have in common? Potatoes of course🥔 This Irish staple is one of the San Luis Valley's principal crops. Discover our rich agricultural history, and how you can enjoy it when you #VisitAlamosa!

alamosa.org 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 desert are cool weather crops such as lettuce, spinach, and quinoa.

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Sacred Gauges Sacred Gauges
529 Main St, Ste 4
Alamosa, 81101

From tongue rings to nipples rings! From gauges to hoops, we got you covered! Swing on by and check out our selection of body jewelry and local art!

Visit San Luis Valley, Colorado Visit San Luis Valley, Colorado
Alamosa, 81101

To highlight all that the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado has to offer.

San Luis Valley Historical Society San Luis Valley Historical Society
PO Box 982
Alamosa, 81101

The San Luis Valley Historical Society is a Non-Profit organization to help highlight, preserve, and advocate for the heritage and history of the San Luis Valley in Southern Colorado.