Your Guide to: Sports, Entertainment and Family Fun!

  • Kids Biking Essentials

    Spring has sprung and warmer weather is on the horizon, which means bike season is upon us! As you ready yourself for the transition from turns on spring corn to hero dirt, we have some of the season’s go-to gear to help you bring the [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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) [...]

  • Fly Fishing the Upper Rio Grande

    Browns, 'Bows, Brookies & Cutthroat - that's what fly fishing in the San Luis Valley is all about! If you're looking for an easy-to-access, trout-packed stream for your next fly fishing destination, consider a visit tot he trail waters of Big Meadows Reservoir in [...]

  • Mountain Biking Penitente Recreation Area

    Are you ready for nearly 30 miles of purpose-built mountain biking trails at 8,000 feet above sea level? From rocky canyon lands and slick rock drops to technical ascents, fast and smooth descent, and breath-taking views of the San Luis Valley, the double and single [...]

  • Fly Fishing Hatch Chart

    Fly Fishing Gold These days, a different kind of gold can be found in the San Luis Valley.  The mighty Rio Grande River offers miles of gold medal fishing and some of the most challenging fishing in Colorado.  It's pristine waters, cool mountain air and [...]

  • Family Fun Hikes

    There are so many family friendly places to explore throughout the San Luis Valley.  Below are some of our favorite spots for a fun family outing, come explore our piece of colorful Colorado! Logo Overlook and Continental Divide 4 mi - Moderate Poage Lake Great [...]

  • Great Sand Dunes National Monument

    Throughout the history of the San Luis Valley one of the most notable and beloved sites has been the Great Sand Dunes National Park. The park became a national monument in 1932 and a national park and preserve in 2000-2004 to protect the park. Many [...]

Upcoming Events

Jul 13 – Jul 19 all-day Creede Community Center
Woodcarving classes are held in the Community Center, and Fire House, next to the Underground Mining Museum.  30 Instructors teach a large variety of classes over 7 days, from beginner to advanced skill levels. Check out the tool and wood vendors, artist displays and sales.  Activities include an Auction, Drawings, and Banquet. Click here for[...]
Jul 19 all-day Creede Repertory Theatre
Little Shop of Horrors June 28 – Aug 24 Little Shop of Horrors A CLASSIC & OUTRAGEOUS MUSICAL COMEDY! It’s a familiar story: Boy meets Girl. Girl is dating a sadistic dentist. Boy meets mysterious, blood-thirsty plant. Click here for more information.
Jul 19 – Jul 20 all-day
Manassa Pioneer Days – Join us July 19th and 20th for the Manassa Pioneer Days celebration. It packs the town with carnival rides, fair food, old timey bandstands, Miss Pioneer princesses, and the parade. It is so full of entertainment, the parade runs up and down Main Street twice! Located at the Manassa Fairgrounds. Click[...]
Jul 19 all-day Creede Repertory Theatre
Peter and the Starcatcher Kid Friendly EVER WONDER HOW PETER PAN BECAME PETER PAN? A curious and intelligent girl from a magical family, a nameless orphan boy, two ships full of sailors ‘n pirates, and adventure at every turn! For more information, click here.
Jul 19 all-day Creede Repertory Theatre
IT’S BUTLER VS. BRANDT IN THIS LAUGH-A-MINUTE COMEDY Cantankerous assisted living resident Abby learns she’s been assigned a roommate after years of willful solitude. Click here for more information.

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