Fall by Rails & Trails in the San Luis Valley
Fall weather in the San Luis Valley is ideal for visiting and enjoying the Great Sand Dunes National Park with fewer crowds, mild temperatures and colorful trees in Alamosa, Hooper, Del Norte and Fort Garland.
How to Give Back to These Special Places:
San Luis Valley Great Outdoors works to protect and maintain trails throughout the San Luis Valley. Connect with them to see how you can contribute.
Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Fall Color Train
Lunch with a View: Enjoy your lunch abroad the train.
Downtown Alamosa ArtScape
Stop in Fort Garland: As you trek along the byway, stop in the historic area of Fort Garland for lunch before heading on to the wee town of Hooper.
Stay the Night: The Sand Dunes Swimming Pool offers multiple lodging opportunities with RV spots, camping sites and cabins, so you can finish your journey here for the day. Reserve early!
Mountain Biking at Penitente Canyon
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