Your Guide to: Sports, Entertainment and Family Fun!

  • Kids-Biking

    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

Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm South Fork Community Center
South Fork Chili Cook-Off Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 5pm South Forks finest cooks present their best red and green chilis and their best salsa recipe. Cash prizes. You can be a judge for $5 adults $3 kids 12 and under
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm 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 – Moons: Cleopatra’s Univers 7:45pm[...]
Oct 18 all-day
The Colorado Wine Train Fridays and Saturdays June 21 – December 28 September Departures Departs from Alamosa at 12:30pm and 6pm Starting in October Departs from Alamosa at 5:30pm on Fridays and at 12:30pm and 5:30pm on Saturdays Includes three small plate servings. Wine tastings are included. Full glasses and other spirits are available for[...]
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Creede Elks Lodge
Pilates at the Elks Building 8am Mondays and Fridays $10/session or $50/month Creede Elks Lodge 104 S Main St Creede, CO 719-658-2661
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ASU Observatory
ASU Observatory Night Sky Viewing The public is invited to a night-sky viewing session at the Adams State University Observatory.  Assuming skies are clear, we will utilize telescopes for excellent views of Jupiter and Saturn as well as a number of binary star systems, globular clusters, and open clusters.  Additionally, we may be able to[...]

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