Your Guide to: Sports, Entertainment and Family Fun!

  • Jeeping Through Ghost Towns

    Article & Photos b y URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Colorado’s long history of mining provides off-roaders and 4x4 enthusiasts with a plethora of unique, off-the-beaten bath places to explore! Visitors to the San Luis Valley and surrounding area will find that off-road [...]

  • Off Roading The Sand Dunes

    Article & Photos b y URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Great Sand Dunes National Park is one of the many gems of the San Luis Valley. Resting on the far east side of the valley below the impressive and rugged Sangre de Cristo peaks, the park boasts [...]

  • Exploring Great Sand Dunes National Park

    Article & Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is one of the most unique sites managed by the National Park Service – from its location (in the highest alpine desert in North America) to its unique features and ecosystems [...]

  • Middle Frisco Multi-Use Trail

    Article & Photos by URGGuide Field Editor Ryan Michelle Scavo Visitors to the San Luis Valley have many scenic trails to choose from – including the Rio Grande National Forest’s Middle Frisco Trail (Trail #879, Rio Grande National Forest). This moderately difficult (due to its length and elevation gain) [...]

  • Exploring Poage Lake

    Looking for a high country lake escape? Whether you want to cast a fly or lure, enjoy a picnic with family and friends, or take a kayak or canoe or stand-up paddleboard (SUP) out on the water, the Rio Grande National Forest has a [...]

  • Fishing on the Rio Grande

    The Rio Grande is truly one of the best “unknown” rivers in America. That is to say, a crowded day on the Grande may resemble a very quiet day on another river. Drift boats frequent the river during the float season, leaving plenty of room [...]

  • Amazing Waterfalls in the San Luis Valley

    The San Luis Valley has many wonderful opportunities to view some of the most majestic waterfalls in the state. The most impressive time to visit is late Spring when the snow melt begins and run-off is at it's peak. Below are some of favorite waterfall [...]

  • La Garita Arch

    This marvel of nature can not be missed! To get to the Arch, head north out of Monte Vista on Highway 285 for 18 miles to County Road G. Turn left and go west to the “Y” just past the La Garita Store. Take the [...]

Upcoming Events

Apr
3
Fri
2020 Pro-Am Bowling Tournament
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day

More information coming soon.

Apr
5
Sun
Wolf Creek Local Appreciation Day
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Everyone is a Local – No ID required
$54 Adult Lift Ticket, $36 Seniors $29, Child

Apr
8
Wed
Trivia Night at Square Peg Brewerks @ Square Peg Brewerks
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Trivia Night at Square Peg Brewerks @ Square Peg Brewerks

Trivia Night at Square Peg Brewerks

FREE TO PLAY

Its that time again, another crazy night of Square Peg trivia & awesome beer on tap. Ian and his co host will start at 7pm, you can have up to 8 team members per team.

Raffle tickets will be given out with a purchase of a pint starting at 7pm.

Apr
9
Thu
Double Feature at Zacheis Planetarium @ Zacheis Planetarium
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
Double Feature at Zacheis Planetarium @ Zacheis Planetarium

Free Planetarium Double Feature

The Zacheis Planetarium opens to the public every Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon for a Free Double Feature. You can stay for both movies or just choose one. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Doors Open 15 minutes before the show.

7:00pm – Dream to Fly

7:45pm – Tales of the Maya Skies

Apr
10
Fri
One For The Foxes in Concert @ Wildwood Sounds
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm

One For The Foxes in Concert
April 10th at 7pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

Apr
11
Sat
South Fork Easter Egg Hunt @ Rickels Park
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am

Search for over 1,500 eggs stuffed with candy, money, and prizes. Rickels Park. All are welcome.We will have games and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Double Feature at Zacheis Planetarium @ Zacheis Planetarium
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm
Double Feature at Zacheis Planetarium @ Zacheis Planetarium

Free Planetarium Double Feature

The Zacheis Planetarium opens to the public every Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon for a Free Double Feature. You can stay for both movies or just choose one. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Doors Open 15 minutes before the show.

First show begins at 3pm

Second show begins at 3:45pm

 

Apr
17
Fri
Home, Garden & Outdoor Living Expo
Apr 17 all-day
Home, Garden & Outdoor Living Expo

2020 Monte Vista Home, Garden & Outdoor Expo.

Secure your Sponsorship or Vendor Space TODAY for Monte Vista’s 2020
EXCLUSIVE HOME, GARDEN & OUTDOOR LIVING EXPO! The only EXPO of its kind in
the San Luis Valley! It’s easy to sign up online or call theMonte Vista
Chamber of Commerce at 719-852-2731. Listen as Expo Co-Chair Linda Burnett
and Committee Member Wanda Hawman discuss all the exciting details and new
ideas for this years Expo:

Event information https://www.facebook.com/events/566212550846719/

The Rifters in Concert @ Wildwood Sounds
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm

The Rifters in Concert
April 17th at 7pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

Apr
16
Thu
Double Feature at Zacheis Planetarium @ Zacheis Planetarium
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm
Double Feature at Zacheis Planetarium @ Zacheis Planetarium

Free Planetarium Double Feature

The Zacheis Planetarium opens to the public every Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon for a Free Double Feature. You can stay for both movies or just choose one. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Doors Open 15 minutes before the show.

7:00pm – Dream to Fly

7:45pm – Tales of the Maya Skies

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