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Guidebook for Walsenburg

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Guidebook for Walsenburg

Sightseeing
The Highway of Legends is an 82 mile road that loops around the Spanish Peaks and is speckled with historic and geological points of interest. Walsenburg sits on the north end of the Highway of Legends.
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The Highway of Legends is an 82 mile road that loops around the Spanish Peaks and is speckled with historic and geological points of interest. Walsenburg sits on the north end of the Highway of Legends.
This historic fort was a trading post on the old Santa Fe Trail.
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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
35110 State Highway 194
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This historic fort was a trading post on the old Santa Fe Trail.
This museum is directly behind the courthouse and used to be the jailhouse. It showcases the region's mining roots, when it was the largest supplier of coal this side of the Mississippi.
Walsenburg Mining Museum
112 W 5th St
This museum is directly behind the courthouse and used to be the jailhouse. It showcases the region's mining roots, when it was the largest supplier of coal this side of the Mississippi.
Parks & Nature
They stand as sentinels over Walsenburg.
Spanish Peaks
They stand as sentinels over Walsenburg.
There is nothing else like it. You have to experience it!
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Nacionalni park Great Sand Dunes
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There is nothing else like it. You have to experience it!
Just five miles from Star Cabin, Lathrop offers two lakes, one is great for water sports and the other is more secluded. Both allow boats, however one is wake-less. Fishing is excellent in both lakes.
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Lathrop State Park
70 Co Rd 502
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Just five miles from Star Cabin, Lathrop offers two lakes, one is great for water sports and the other is more secluded. Both allow boats, however one is wake-less. Fishing is excellent in both lakes.
Capulin is one of the few Volcanos where you can actually hike down into the vent. Also, if you are a star gazer, the night-viewing sky is rated 2nd in the world because there is nothing else around it. No ambient light.
Capulin Volcano National Monument
Capulin is one of the few Volcanos where you can actually hike down into the vent. Also, if you are a star gazer, the night-viewing sky is rated 2nd in the world because there is nothing else around it. No ambient light.
Pueblo Res is a huge lake that is really good for boating and fishing.
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Pueblo Reservoir
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Pueblo Res is a huge lake that is really good for boating and fishing.
This is a smaller, less-known reservoir that is off the beaten track.
Trinidad Reservoir
This is a smaller, less-known reservoir that is off the beaten track.
This is a very toothy place to visit:) It's fun for people of all ages.
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Colorado Gators Reptile Park
9162 Ln 9 North
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This is a very toothy place to visit:) It's fun for people of all ages.
This is one of Colorado's famous 14ers.
Blanca Peak
This is one of Colorado's famous 14ers.
Food Scene
Alys' is the best place around by far. It is a small restaurant in La Veta, just next to Walsenburg. Space is limited for each seating and reservations are required. Call 719-742-3742. Special requests are always welcome.
Alys' Restaurant
604 S Oak St
Alys' is the best place around by far. It is a small restaurant in La Veta, just next to Walsenburg. Space is limited for each seating and reservations are required. Call 719-742-3742. Special requests are always welcome.
Entertainment & Activities
Just five miles from Star Cabin, this nine-hole golf course has beautiful views surrounded by wide-open space.
Walsenburg Golf Course
1399 Co Rd 502
Just five miles from Star Cabin, this nine-hole golf course has beautiful views surrounded by wide-open space.
Just a mile from Star Cabin, this is a great place to take the kids to cool off.
Walsenburg Wild Waters
700 W 7th St
Just a mile from Star Cabin, this is a great place to take the kids to cool off.
Essentials
Just half a mile straight west on 7th Street.
Safeway
222 W 7th St
Just half a mile straight west on 7th Street.
Shopping
This is a really nice little grocery store with carved wood bears standing guard outside. There is also a pizza oven where they will make you fresh pizzas.
First Choice Market
801 Walsen Ave
This is a really nice little grocery store with carved wood bears standing guard outside. There is also a pizza oven where they will make you fresh pizzas.