Alamosa Convention and Visitors Bureau

601 State. Ave., Alamosa, CO 81101

Set in the center of the vast San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, Alamosa is a hub for exploring the area, including Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The park, a 20-minute drive from town, is a unique geological juxtaposition — the nation's highest sand dunes (topping out at 750 feet) against a backdrop of 13,000-foot mountain peaks. Visitors can also hike to Zapata Falls, spend a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, drive the Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic byway and glimpse wildlife at the Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge.

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