Scenery that Takes Your Breath Away

 

Your Home Base for Adventure

 

The Wet Mountain Valley: Where Dark Skies Rule

 

A Day in the Mountains

 

Bring Out Your
Inner Cowboy

 

Get Inspired: Arts & Culture

 

Experience Live Music in the Valley

Come for the MOUNTAINS, Stay for the STARS

YOUR HOME BASE FOR…

Great Sand Dunes National Park. Take the popular, adventurous four-wheel drive pass or the highway to this natural wonder.

SNOWMOBILING IN THE HIGH COUNTRY

Explore the Ophir Creek Snowmobile Trail System, one of Custer County’s most popular locations for winter sports enthusiasts.

HUNTING SEASON

Custer County’s open, quiet spaces attract hunters seeking a wide spectrum of Colorado wildlife.

EVENTS

SAG Calendar Art Show

STARS OF CUSTER COUNTY SAG Calendar Art Show @ 3rd Street Gallery 59000 N Highway 69 Westcliffe, CO  81252   Sponsored by Sangres Art Guild Show Runs: May 2 – June 15 SAG’s 2020 gallery season opening show of original 2D, 3D and Photographic art. Thirteen winners are published in our annual fine art calendar, plus People’s Choice cash awards. We salute the Artists...

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Reception – Stars of Custer County Art Show

RECEPTION - STARS OF CUSTER COUNTY Art Show SAG Calendar Art Show @ 3rd Street Gallery 59000 N Highway 69 Westcliffe, CO  81252 Opening Reception May 2, 4-6pm Sponsored by Sangres Art Guild Artists, Collectors and Art lovers as well as the Public is invited to attend! Show Runs: May 2 – June 15 SAG’s 2020 gallery season opening show of original 2D, 3D...

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Public Star Party: Spring Constellations Arrive

The Water Snake, Crow, Lion, Herdsman, Bears, and Dragon constellations are bright in the sky this month. Immense galaxies located millions and millions of light years apart are numerous in the night sky. It is also a great time to observe a wide variety of star clusters and nebulae, which are giant clouds of gas and dust where new stars are forming. Nebulae can...

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Rock ‘n’ Soul Jam

Rock 'n' Soul Jam returns to the Wet Mountain Valley for 2020.  Featuring 3 regional bands, it's a musical excursion into the past with Classic Rock from the 50s,  60s, and 70s.  Throw in a lot of Motown and Soul, and you're in the groove. Small venue, great views and awesome music. Watch rocknsouljam.com for updates on this year's bands.

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Shakespeare in the Sangres

Imagine an evening of Shakespeare in an outdoor amphitheater, watching the sun set over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains as you enjoy a family picnic on the lawn. The Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts presents two plays each summer (2020 lineup to be announced).

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#LookUp: Stargazing at its Finest

Westcliffe and Silver Cliff are Colorado’s first designated International Dark Sky Community, and we’re the highest elevation of those sites in the world. Come see for yourself what a real night sky looks like!