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CREEDE REPERTORY THEATRE:


This nationally-acclaimed theatre was founded in 1966.  The theatre continues to be one of the great places to see lights off Broadway.  The theatre runs in repertory format which allows patrons to see a different show almost every night of the week.


FISHING:


The Rio Grande River is a gold medal trout fishing river.  In the spring or early summer rafting for pleasure, or fishing, is a popular option.  For the youngsters or those who prefer more relaxing fishing, there are many lakes to fish from banks or boat.


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RIDE THE TRAINThe Denver & Rio Grande Railroad

 

Runs daily from South Fork past Wagon Wheel Gap right through Cottonwood Cove with stops for lunch or Blue Bell Ice Cream.  The trip with Don Shank is very entertaining and informative.


CAR SHOWS:


 Throughout the summer into fall local towns host quality car shows.  Check with Creede, South Fork, Alamosa and Monte Vista for dates and entry information


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CHANGING LEAVES:

 

From around the middle of September into October


The San Luis Valley and surrounding mountains come alive with the beautiful colors of autumn.  The weather is perfect, and the kids are back in school.

 

Enjoy!


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WILDLIFE VIEWING: 

 

Along the Silver Thread Scenic Byway (State Hwy. 149) U.S. Hwy. 160 and many forest service roads, opportunities exist for wildlife watching.


You may see elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep or a host of other mammals and birds.


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PLEASE RESPECT THE WILDLIFE


BACHELOR HISTORIC 17-MILE DRIVE:

 

 Loops through historic silver mining district and ghost towns.  The drive can be made by passenger car.

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CREEDE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM


 & UNDERGROUND FIRE HOUSE: These unique facilities blasted from the mountain, adjoin the Creede Community Center.  Many functions throughout the year are held here, including Elks Bingo, Wood Carvers Expo, Rock & Mineral Show and with seating for about 200 people and many other community events


OFF ROAD TRAILS: 

 

There are hundreds of miles of trails into some most beautiful back country in the U.S.  Many of these are accessible by Jeeps or quads, others by horseback or bicycle...pick your pleasure

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 Local Activities

GOLF:


The ball flies farther here at 8,800' elevation adding to the enjoyment of the Rio Grande Club's 7,155 yard champion course,

 Only about 9 miles from Cottonwood Cove


SKIING:


WOLF CREEK SKI AREA


Is located on Hwy. 160 about 27 miles west of Cottonwood Cove.


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SNOWMOBILE TRAILS AND CROSS-COUNTY SKIING



The Creede area has award-winning groomed trails for snowmobiling and a half-dozen trails for cross-country skiing

 

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