The San Luis Valley is one of the highest and largest inter mountain valleys in the world. Bordered on the East by the Sangre De Cristo Mountains and the San Juans on the West.
You will find a multitude of historical, cultural and recreational activities including:
Monte Vista & Alamosa Wildlife Refuges, San Luis Lake State Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Penitente Canyon, Thunder Mountain Speedway, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Colorado Gator Farm, Del Norte, Monte Vista, National Wildlife Refuge, Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Rio Grande National Forest etc..
Costilla County has several great reservoirs. Eastdale Reservoir, Smith Reservoir and Sanchez Reservoir.
Excellent for fishing and boating. Costilla County is also home to lots of wildlife such as deer, elk, antelope, wild horses, coyotes and bears.
This is a truly amazing area that attracts visitors from all over.