Things to Do Near Alamosa, Colorado

Located in the San Luis Valley, Alamosa is the largest city in south-central Colorado.  With a population of just under 10.000, the county seat of Alamosa County is the commercial center for the area. 

Alamosa is home to Adams State University and as a result, the city features many restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores and other amenities.  It certainly serves as a hub to the surrounding communities, small towns about 20 miles in every direction.

Once a railroad town, now Alamosa caters to tourism.  It is the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and is a mecca for outdoor activities.