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Address: 1803 W. Highway 160, Monte Vista, CO 81144
Phone Number: 719-852-5941

US Dept of Agriculture forest land.

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Very impressive and beautiful. Good info at visitors center and good video. Incredible views and ell managed areas.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 6, 2016
Rome ga
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Rome ga
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive and beautiful. Good info at visitors center and good video. Incredible views and ell managed areas.

Thank Joycebbee
Allen, Texas
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

Recently bought a vacation home in Monte Vista, and was so pleased with the beauty of this nearby National Oark.

Northglenn, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

The train ride from Alamosa to the top of LaVeta Pass for a Flying W Wranglers concert was relaxing. We were able to sit back and enjoy the scenery and visit with other travelers as well as the train personnel. We even met the Wranglers themselves on the way back.

Thank Patricia V W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great place to hike and cross-country ski. Pick up maps at a National Forest Service Office and check out the many trails in the Forest. Make sure you take plenty of water when you hike or ski. The altitude and lack of humidity can cause problems for people not prepared. The forest has many scenic trails and panoramic views.

Thank M H
Avondale, Arizona
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed at Spectacle Lake Campground for a single night with our dog. Absolutely stunning views and well spaced campsites for an established campground. I had a few questions about nearby towns (in order to fill up the gas tank before hitting the dunes the next day) and the area. The host, an older lady, was extremely helpful and broke... More 

1 Thank HikingPoodle
Pagosa Springs, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

Hit the dunes. Bring something to slide on, a towel and flip flops for the creek...refreshing after a hike to the top. Keep the kids very close if the wind comes up. Great camping in the park.

Thank Jon J
Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

This forest was beautiful, especially this year with all the snow. Everything was beautifully green.

Thank Jenene J
Antonito, Colorado
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95 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2015

It is paradise! With more activity then one can dream of!!! Fishing, Exploring, Caves, Off road, Hunting, Hiking, Indian rock art and when ever you dont know what to do just wander around and you will definitely find something! There are a lot of secret spots, u just need to find them here. PS if u spend any time in... More 

1 Thank Lost-inthewoods1122
Sammamish, Washington
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2015

Unbelievable beautiful place for nature's lovers! We went at end of December 2014 on a road trip from Florida do CO & NM. This part of the trip - from Boulder, CO to Los Alamos, NM was really the most beautiful. We need to stop the car every few miles to take pictures.... was cold.. really cold. At the top... More 

1 Thank AzadTF
Chicago, Illinois
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

Hiked in the South San Juan Wilderness Area, which is part of the Rio Grande National Forest. Started at Three Forks Trail Head to Blue Lake (Day 1); Blue Lake to Lake Ann (Day 2) ; Lake Ann back to trail head (Day 3). There is good trout fishing at Blue Lake. The hike on the Continental Divide is gorgeous.... More 

1 Thank Corey S

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