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Guidebook for Walsenburg

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Guidebook for Walsenburg

Food Scene
Great food, great service, friendly atmosphere, local gathering place! Also host karaoke Thursday nights, and open mikes or performers on Fridays and Saturdays!
Rollin' Smoke Garage BBQ
110 E 5th St
Great food, great service, friendly atmosphere, local gathering place! Also host karaoke Thursday nights, and open mikes or performers on Fridays and Saturdays!
Multiple dining options, including casual, dining room, patio in summer and bar. Good food including pizza and fun live music on weekends!
La Plaza Inn
118 W 6th St
Multiple dining options, including casual, dining room, patio in summer and bar. Good food including pizza and fun live music on weekends!
Good local Mexican/New Mexican diner, open year round and great hours, good food and great service. Margarita's, beer and fresh PIE too!
Corine's Mexican Food
822 Main St
Good local Mexican/New Mexican diner, open year round and great hours, good food and great service. Margarita's, beer and fresh PIE too!
Great staff, good coffee, ice cream and pastries, and cute gift items.
Serendipity Coffee House
528 Main St
Great staff, good coffee, ice cream and pastries, and cute gift items.
Great spot for the whole group - gluten free options, incredible sandwiches, soup and salad bar, buffet on the weekends. Always free coffee, and the best homemade lemonade! Barb and her crew will go out of their way to make sure you are happy and well fed!
Walsenburg Pizza & More
136 W 7th St
Great spot for the whole group - gluten free options, incredible sandwiches, soup and salad bar, buffet on the weekends. Always free coffee, and the best homemade lemonade! Barb and her crew will go out of their way to make sure you are happy and well fed!
The Timbers is the place for a classic cocktail and delicious dinner in Cuchara! Beautiful timber construction outside, elegant bar and restaurant inside, with a unique art collection too. Husband and wife team Scot and Lauren and their staff create a classy casual atmosphere and delicious menu that suits everyone in your group (including veggie). Look for special wine pairing dinners, and the fall supper club too for a fun Cuchara evening! Check them out on FB for more upcoming events.
Timbers Restaurant
23 Cuchara Ave
The Timbers is the place for a classic cocktail and delicious dinner in Cuchara! Beautiful timber construction outside, elegant bar and restaurant inside, with a unique art collection too. Husband and wife team Scot and Lauren and their staff create a classy casual atmosphere and delicious menu that suits everyone in your group (including veggie). Look for special wine pairing dinners, and the fall supper club too for a fun Cuchara evening! Check them out on FB for more upcoming events.
Any visit to Cuchara calls for a stop at the Dog Bar! Headed up to Cuchara Mtn Park for a hike or snowshoe? Reward yourself with a burger and a beer! Stopping off on your Highway of Legends drive, grab a soda after a little shopping and minigolf! Or get there as early as you can for front row deck seating for Dog Days of Cuchara or the Fourth of July Parade! The Fassioto family and staff will be there to great you with a smile and great service.
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Dog Bar & Grill
34 Cuchara Ave
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Any visit to Cuchara calls for a stop at the Dog Bar! Headed up to Cuchara Mtn Park for a hike or snowshoe? Reward yourself with a burger and a beer! Stopping off on your Highway of Legends drive, grab a soda after a little shopping and minigolf! Or get there as early as you can for front row deck seating for Dog Days of Cuchara or the Fourth of July Parade! The Fassioto family and staff will be there to great you with a smile and great service.
Drinks & Nightlife
Beautiful old bar with cold beer, a good juke box, pool and shuffle board. And Paco and Lori are the nicest folks you'll ever meet.
Pacos Starlight Tavern
110 W 6th St
Beautiful old bar with cold beer, a good juke box, pool and shuffle board. And Paco and Lori are the nicest folks you'll ever meet.
Sarti's Bar is a great local watering hole - drinks, sports on tv, pool, and the occasional cowboy on a horse! Always make time for a stop at Sarti's
Sarti's Bar
823 Main St
Sarti's Bar is a great local watering hole - drinks, sports on tv, pool, and the occasional cowboy on a horse! Always make time for a stop at Sarti's
Deerprint is a wonderful little gathering spot, with great staff, really nice wine and beer list, yummy apps and often live music. A wonderful stop in La Veta.
Deerprint Wine & Bistro
106 E Francisco St
Deerprint is a wonderful little gathering spot, with great staff, really nice wine and beer list, yummy apps and often live music. A wonderful stop in La Veta.
Great local brewery featuring their own and other Colorado brews, plus wine and lovely cocktails too. Walls are hung with rotating collection of local and regional artists, often complementing the mining theme. The offer a small menu of snacks & plates, plus sandwiches and pizza from Daily Perks across the street, and are happy to have you bring in food from anywhere else too (Walsenburg Pizza or Corrine's are great options). Super fun Trivia Night 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month put on by the local library. Come check out this great local spot!
Crafty Canary Brewery
107 E 5th St
Great local brewery featuring their own and other Colorado brews, plus wine and lovely cocktails too. Walls are hung with rotating collection of local and regional artists, often complementing the mining theme. The offer a small menu of snacks & plates, plus sandwiches and pizza from Daily Perks across the street, and are happy to have you bring in food from anywhere else too (Walsenburg Pizza or Corrine's are great options). Super fun Trivia Night 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month put on by the local library. Come check out this great local spot!
The Merc is a fantastic venue in La Veta - every day you can grab coffee, tea, wine or beer in the front room - visit with friends, do a little shopping for gifts and fantastic art. And on special days and evenings you'll find a great line up of events - this winter there are regular board game nights, Huerfano Soup nights - a local potluck and fundraiser, and music! Emile's calendar boasts some of the best local, regional and national touring shows around, in a great venue. Looking forward to the patio this summer too! Check their FB page for upcoming events!
La Veta Mercantile
300 S Main St
The Merc is a fantastic venue in La Veta - every day you can grab coffee, tea, wine or beer in the front room - visit with friends, do a little shopping for gifts and fantastic art. And on special days and evenings you'll find a great line up of events - this winter there are regular board game nights, Huerfano Soup nights - a local potluck and fundraiser, and music! Emile's calendar boasts some of the best local, regional and national touring shows around, in a great venue. Looking forward to the patio this summer too! Check their FB page for upcoming events!
Parks & Nature
Beautiful lakes, swimming and boating, easy nature walks, bike library for rides around the park, a 9 hole golf course with clubhouse restaurant and also a new mini-golf course!
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Lathrop State Park
70 Co Rd 502
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Beautiful lakes, swimming and boating, easy nature walks, bike library for rides around the park, a 9 hole golf course with clubhouse restaurant and also a new mini-golf course!
Great public park space created at the base of the old Panadero ski hill. Hiking trails, disc golf in summer, snow shoe, cross country and sledding in winter. This is a donation funded, volunteer run, old school mountain park open to everyone. A perfect place to enjoy Colorado mountain access the old school way - human powered and free to all!
Cuchara Mountain Park (Formerly Panadero Ski Resort)
946 Panadero Ave
Great public park space created at the base of the old Panadero ski hill. Hiking trails, disc golf in summer, snow shoe, cross country and sledding in winter. This is a donation funded, volunteer run, old school mountain park open to everyone. A perfect place to enjoy Colorado mountain access the old school way - human powered and free to all!
Arts & Culture
Amazing collection of donated art, most of it modern, with an exceptional and passionate staff, and great history and ties to the communes of Huerfano County, Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico.
Museum of Friends
109 E 6th St
Amazing collection of donated art, most of it modern, with an exceptional and passionate staff, and great history and ties to the communes of Huerfano County, Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico.
Outdoor plaza with stage on the corner of 6th & Main, downtown Walsenburg. Watch for live music events throughout the summer.
Miners Plaza
101 W 6th St
Outdoor plaza with stage on the corner of 6th & Main, downtown Walsenburg. Watch for live music events throughout the summer.
Shopping
Incredible bead and jewelry store with surprising history minutes away in downtown Walsenburg. https://www.chipitajewelry.com/
Chipita's
110 E 7th St
Incredible bead and jewelry store with surprising history minutes away in downtown Walsenburg. https://www.chipitajewelry.com/
Great little clothing boutique in downtown Walsenburg. Armida has been bringing beautiful and affordable fashion home to her purple awning-ed shop for 25 years!
Armida's Boutique & Stuff
526 Main St
Great little clothing boutique in downtown Walsenburg. Armida has been bringing beautiful and affordable fashion home to her purple awning-ed shop for 25 years!
Cool antique mall with rooms and rooms of great finds (don't miss the R&B record collection in the far back!).
The Time Travelers Antique Mall
135 W 7th St
Cool antique mall with rooms and rooms of great finds (don't miss the R&B record collection in the far back!).
Essentials
The Safeway on W 7th is convenient to wherever you are heading, and well stocked, though a smaller older store. There is no deli or bakery though, if you need those check out the Ryus Ave Bakery in La Veta, the new Deli in La Veta, or First Choice Market on the north end of Walsenburg.
Safeway
222 W 7th St
The Safeway on W 7th is convenient to wherever you are heading, and well stocked, though a smaller older store. There is no deli or bakery though, if you need those check out the Ryus Ave Bakery in La Veta, the new Deli in La Veta, or First Choice Market on the north end of Walsenburg.
Entertainment & Activities
First run movies Fri/Sat/Sun, live comedy and music through out the year, and available to rent for special events. The history Fox Theatre Walsenburg is an iconic venue just minutes away.
Fox Theatre Walsenburg
715 Main St
First run movies Fri/Sat/Sun, live comedy and music through out the year, and available to rent for special events. The history Fox Theatre Walsenburg is an iconic venue just minutes away.