- Our list of the best things to do in Alamosa, Colorado, features the top 15 nearby activities — including 7 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Alamosa, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Amusement, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Alamosa, CO
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97% 60 votes
Medano Creek is a seasonal stream that reaches peak flow around the month of May. The location is suitable for activities such as surfing, skim boarding, floating, splashing, and sand castle building.
93% 69 votes
The Monte Vista and Alamosa National Wildlife Refuges is a scenic haven where birdwatchers find their seventh heaven. It is home to several species of raptors, songbirds, shorebirds and waterfowls. It also offers scenic spots for visitor's pure enjoyment.
89% 278 votes
Located along the Rio Grande River, Zapata Falls is a scenic 25-foot waterfall popular among those visiting the area. Visitors commonly hike to the falls and view the beautiful scenery and unique wildlife once they reach the waterfall.
90% 131 votes
1991 Cnty Rd. 63, Alamosa, CO MoreLess Info
Located in Alamosa, Colorado, the Sand Dunes Recreation Hot Springs Pool is an unusual combination of hot spring, campground and RV park. Its perenially warm waters are rich in minerals and stay at a constant temperature throughout the year.
81% 197 votes
601 State Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101 MoreLess Info
Hop on a steam engine ride with Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and be delighted with the beautiful scenery of Laveta Pass. This train trip will get you to Great sand Dunes National Park and pass by historic towns giving you a glimpse of a bygone era.
80% 51 votes
631 Main Street, Alamosa, CO 81101 MoreLess Info
Alamosa, Colorado is home to the San Luis Valley Brewing Company. Owned by Angie and Scott Graber, the brewery offers a selection of artisanal beers and foods. The company's beers are also served on tap around the region.
100% 15 votes
Alamosa, CO 81102 MoreLess Info
Great Sand Dunes National Park displays the tallest dunes in North America in a diverse landscape that includes grasslands, wetlands and alpine lakes. Patrons can experience this diversity through hiking, camping, sand sledding, splashing in Medano Creek and wildlife watching.
88% 26 votes
The Pinyon Flats Campground is a great picnicking and camping place that is located quite close to the beautiful Sand Dunes National Monument. This beautiful camping place provides a sweeping view of the Sand Dunes too.
66% 41 votes
Visitors Center, Alamosa, CO MoreLess Info
At the Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge, you can view animals such as the sage thrasher, the Brewer's sparrow, gopher snakes, and jackrabbits. The 11,169-acre location is intended to provide cover and food for migrating birds and resident wildlife.
100% 1 votes
Alamosa, CO 81101 MoreLess Info
Ellingwood Peak is a mountain that offers challenging and scenic climbing and hiking opportunities. The peak features a challenging off-road trail, and on reaching the trail's summit visitors can take in stunning views of Como Lake.