Area Attractions

SLV Superbowl- Great bowling with a bar and small restaurant.

Star Drive In- Open during the summer with two screens. One of the few Drive-Ins left in Colorado for a nostalgic way to take in a modern movie.

Transportation through the West Museum- located in down town Monte Vista.

Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge- a wetland habitat only 5 miles South of Monte Vista.

You can also enjoy a scenic hike or picnic in the beautiful San Juan Mountains only 20 minutes away.

Great Sand Dunes National Park- is only 45 minutes away on Highway 160 North.

Wolf Creek Ski Area- only 45 minutes on South Highway 160.

Rio Grande Scenic Railroad- begins in Alamosa, only 17 miles from Monte Vista, and ends in La Veta.

Rafting attractions- located just one hour on Highway 285 West.

The Alligator Farm- in Alamosa only 20 miles away.

Cumbres Toltec- travels from Antonito to Chama, New Mexico, only 30 miles away.

Penitente Canyon- only 15 miles from Monte Vista offers the best rock climbing areas around.

Sand Dunes Swimming Pool- hot springs swimming pool open year round, 45 minutes from Monte Vista in Hooper Colorado.

Great fishing- on the Rio Grande River.