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The 6 Best Ways to See Wildlife Around Alamosa, CO

Alamosa Wildlife

Alamosa, Colorado is certainly a family-friendly place to visit. There are plenty of fun activities that everyone can enjoy – like checking out hiking trails and staying under the stars in Alamosa’s RV parks and campgrounds. Apart from the incredible views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Colorado and the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Alamosa is also home to some incredible wildlife! You can expect to see anything from elk, deer, bears, foxes, coyotes, fish, birds, and more thanks to the diverse climates and terrain in this Colorado town. Since the heart of Alamosa is tucked in the San Luis Valley, the land is green and…

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Experience Art and Culture in Alamosa with These Activities

Alamosa, CO

Even though Alamosa is just over 5 square miles in size – and home to less than 10,000 people – it has a rich culture that you will want to experience on your trip to this small, Western town. Alamosa was founded back in the 1870s, but the area was first home to the Ute tribe before the arrival of Spanish settlers. This history has influenced the art and culture of the town – and you can still see its influence in the art, culture, and architectural design of Alamosa. Alamosa also draws in a lot of tourists from around the country, especially avid RVer’s and campers. There are some…

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5 Ways to Embrace the Historic Charm of Alamosa, CO

Alamosa, CO

At Cool Sunshine RV resort, we’re thrilled to be located in a city that’s so full of history and culture. Often referred to as the “Hub of the San Luis Valley,” Alamosa, Colorado has been around since the late 1800s and has witnessed many changes in the nearby landscape. In its early years, Alamosa was a headquarter for railroad construction, repair, and shipping. The city was a vital part of the expanding rail system, and as a result, it drew a number of people to the area for jobs and exploration. Today, when you visit Alamosa, you can get a taste of this old-time historic feel. That’s why we recommend…

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5 Tips for Feeling Right at Home in an RV Park

Alamosa RV Parks

Traveling in a recreational vehicle is an excellent way to feel comfortable, even if you’re hopping between different campgrounds and states. You have the opportunity to bring the comforts of home with you while still camping and enjoying the outdoors. However, an RV and the surrounding campground doesn’t just feel like home as soon as you arrive. It takes a bit of time – and some extra touches – to truly feel comfortable. This is especially true when you’re driving a new RV or renting one for the first time. Here are some of our best tips for feeling right at home while staying in an RV park in a…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Hiking Sangre de Cristo Wilderness

Sangre de Cristo

The Sangre de Cristo Wilderness is one of southern Colorado’s true hidden gems. This vast wilderness area in the San Luis Valley of Colorado covers nearly 220,000 acres (with parts in both Colorado and New Mexico) and it is home to several challenging hikes. The highest peak in the mountain range, Crestone Needle, is over 14,000 feet above sea level. The Spanish settlers gave this area the name that means “the blood of Christ” because of the red color that the mountains turn at dusk and dawn. This area is also home to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and…

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Stay Safe

The health and safety of our community, staff and guests remains our top priority for Cool Sunshine RV Park. In light of the situation with COVID-19 we are making an effort to help minimize the impact this could have on our community.

RVing is one of our favorite ways to escape from stress. Our top priority is to keep you safe and secure. Here is what we are doing to keep Cool Sunshine RV Park healthy and clean.

No-risk reservations for all of Summer 2020. You can change the dates of your stay or cancel for free up until 24 hours before your check-in.

Safe and contact-free reservations and check-in. All reservations can be made online or over the phone. All information will be available to you via our website and through telephone or email communication. You will not need to interact with anyone.

We are open for self contained, full-hookup sites and are offering limited amenities and services. Colorado can still be cold in the spring or fall. We recommend you use tank heaters and disconnect from the water source at night.

Dining in Alamosa – almost all the wonderful restaurants in Alamosa are offering delivery or curbside pick-up, and many have indoor or outdoor seating available. You can find a complete list here: https://www.alamosa.org/images/alamosa/3-23-20_Alamosa_Dining_Options.pdf

If you have any questions, please call us (719-992-9105). – Amy & Wade