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 [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Take a break early in the week and explore Wolf Creek with the Turns & Techniques Series. Tuesday Turns is for any skier/snowboarder looking to get into the sport up to refining your existing techniques. Skiers and boarders can purchase a lift ticket for $54 ($36 for seniors) and a 2-hour morning lesson of any ability for just $43! Purchase online in advanced or morning of at the Ticket Office.
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 – Solar Superstorms
7:45pm – Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun