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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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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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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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5 Essential Tips for Visiting The Great Sand Dunes National Park By RV

Great Sand Dunes Park

For some baffling reason, the Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado doesn’t receive nearly as much credit and attention as it should. With the tallest sand dunes in all of North America (some up to 750 feet) and a vast amount of land full of wildlife, it’s one of the most unique national parks in the entire country. Many people who visit RV parks in Colorado, including our own Cool Sunshine RV resort, come to the state in hopes of visiting The Great Sand Dunes. However, this isn’t a national park you should visit without preparation. Here are some of the top tips to keep in mind as you pack…

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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.

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.

We will accommodate schedule changes due to health issues whenever possible. Please notify us as soon as you can of any changes in your travel plans.

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