3 Peaks Photography offers night sky photography workshops in the Westcliffe area and private photo tours.
Night sky photography workshops are scheduled in 2019 for:
Details can be found here: http://www.3peaksphoto.com/westcliffeworkshops.html
Mike Pach, Owner
Original fine art from artists of the Sangres Art Guild and surrounding area. Fresh works monthly by featured artists and also bi-monthly rotating shows. Join us for our Annual Alla Prima Westcliffe Paint In or Paint Out competition and Arts Hullabaloo. Check our website for more information and various workshops!
- Fine art/prints
- Interior Decor
- Fiber Art
Located in Westcliffe, Colorado, A Painted View Ranch is nestled in one of the state’s most beautiful and unspoiled areas, The Wet Mountain Valley. Just three miles west of downtown Westcliffe, the ranch offers visitors a stunning view of the mountains and an authentically western experience.
A Painted View Ranch is committed to perpetuating the western and ranching lifestyle through equestrian events, music and community service. We celebrate the American Quarter Horse and the contribution the breed has made to the West. We hold dear the values and work ethic a life living close to the land provides. Our goal at A Painted View Ranch is to pass these traits and values onto our youth. It is our focus for the present and our legacy for the future.
Whether you’re hiking, camping, hunting or just enjoying, All the Range is the place to start. We have comprehensive books and maps for the afternoon hiker or the more avid enthusiast. We carry quality shoes, hats and clothing for comfort and sun protection. Start here and then come back and see us after you’ve enjoyed our beautiful valley and incredible range of mountains. We always enjoy hearing about your adventures.
Open year round. Pet-friendly lodging. Quaint mountain cabins nestled among pines and aspens and bordered by San Isabel National Forest with its famous Rainbow Trail to the high country. Two-bedroom cabins sleep 2-4, have a kitchenette and private bath. All cabins are fully furnished and are cozy and comfortable.
A fine dining dinner restaurant. Peaceful atmosphere and good food in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountains! Excellent dinner restaurant and lounge offering steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, homemade soup & pies.
- Family friendly/children’s menu
- Alcoholic libations
- Take Out
Campground located at an elevation of 9,000 ft. is a prime location for accessing easy to challenging hikes in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness.
Antler General Store, Liquor Store & Motel is your one stop for every need while you’re in Custer County. Antler Motel makes a great base camp for anywhere in Custer County. We offer clean rooms at a great price. There is also a General Store as well as a Liquor Store on the premises.
- Satellite TV
We have a New Line of hand carved Character Mugs and More! We can also handle all your Graphic Design and printing needs.
- Fine art prints
- Handmade journals
- Original artwork, paintings, pastels, water colors, carvings, sculpture
Welcome to Aspen Acres Campground, located at 9,200 ft. elevation alongside of the 103-mile Colorado Frontier Pathway and Scenic Byway. The Byway stretches through the beauty of South Central Colorado and the San Isabel National Forest. We are located three miles above Lake San Isabel, a 40-acre stocked lake tucked in the mountains.
Types of Stays:
- Overnight and short-stays
- Long (month or more)
Other Lodging: Vacation retreat home, vacation rental cabins, park model, glamping tents.
Months Open: Please contact the campground directly for specific opening and closing dates and availability.
- Groups Welcome
- Pets – Pet friendly (some restrictions apply)
- Dog park area (for off-leashed supervised activity)
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
Bear Basin Ranch is an 1890’s working ranch nestled in the heart of the Wet Mountains in Southern Colorado and overlooks the Wet Valley to the west and runs parallel to the Sangre de Cristo range and the Sangre de Cristo National Wilderness Area. Bear Basin Ranch was first utilized as a hunting ground for roaming bands of buffalo hunters, then as a summer home to the Mountain Utes. The Ranch was later settled as part of the Silver Park Prospect in the 1860’s, later becoming a homestead, cattle ranch, and finally, the home of our 60-head Appaloosa and Quarter horses.
- We offer a variety of riding excursions for all ages and abilities
- Multi-hour rides, day rides, weekend getaways
- Multi-day pack trips
- Horseback riding
- Hunting guides
- Fly fishing & much more
Bill’s photography assignments have taken him from Asia to Central America and from Russia to India and most parts of the United States making images for magazines and corporations. His multimedia work ranges from audio visual programs on politics to series on energy and natural resources.
For nearly 60 years, Jim Bishop has been constructing one of the most impressive monuments to perseverance in Colorado. Bishop castle is a monumental statue in stone and iron that cries loud testament to the beauty and glory of not only Having a Dream, but Sticking with your Dream no matter what, and most importantly, that if you do believe in yourself and strive to maintain that belief, anything can happen! Three full stories of interior rooms complete with a Grand Ballroom, soaring towers and bridges with vistas of a hundred miles, and a Fire-Breathing Dragon make the Bishop Castle quite the unforgettable experience! Visitors are always welcome free of charge, and the castle itself is always open
Outdoor venue in Westcliffe, Colorado
Annual Summer starts week before Memorial Weekend and runs through the fall and Arts Hullabaloo. The Winter Solstice Solstice starts Saturday after Thanksgiving and runs through the holidays. Mark your calendar for Workshop with nationally known artist, Gerald Merfeld held each summer.
- Fine Art/Prints
- Elizabeth Merfeld
- Gerald Merfeld
- Lorie Merfeld/Batson.
FINE METALS AND GEMSTONES
Cheryl’s one-of-a-kind pieces are designed around remarkable gemstones and often feature her handmade Roman chains. She has stunningly mastered use of gold and silver. Cheryl also incorporates an ancient technique called KumBoo into some of her original designs. This is an overlay process using 24K gold to create patterns on silver.
We are known as Westcliffe’s most popular and fun place to stay: a Colorado Country Inn located in the heart of Westcliffe, a certified international dark skies community. All of our rooms open directly onto the courtyard where you can sit, relax, and visit with family and friends all while enjoying the Koi pond, waterfalls, birds and music. Each room offers the comfort of European feather mattresses while including the common luxury of smart TVs. We are within walking distance to the observatory, restaurants, the park, concerts, festivals, gift shops, and much more. The entire property is a free wi-fi hotspot. Come stay with us while enjoying the stars of the dark skies and various events.
Note: We are a smoke-free establishment.
Dark Skies of the Wet Mountain Valley led the effort for the towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff to be certified as an IDA International Dark Sky Community in March, 2015. The first in Colorado, ninth in the world and the highest anywhere!
General: Dark Skies Vacations offers a range of vacation homes in Westcliffe. We specialize in views, easy access and great values. Most homes are newer and welcome pets. All are very clean and stocked for cooking.
Peace and quiet, a multitude of stars, panoramic mountain views, and wildlife viewing await our guests at Dazzler’s Best Casita. We serve hot breakfasts, cooked to your liking and an afternoon snack. During the night our guests are awed by the incredible dark skies away from town lights and almost always see shooting stars. You may roam our 70-acre ranch and walk along a country road rarely seeing a car. Located 5.5 miles from Westcliffe, it only takes seven minutes to get there. You are our only guests. Come stay with us and be pampered.
The Beckwith Ranch is a historic cattle ranch in the Wet Mountain Valley of Custer County, Colorado. Visitors by appointment only. Please call for upcoming events or to schedule a tour.
Frontier Kitchens & Interiors provides Kitchens and Baths and Interior Design for new construction and for remodeling. We offer several lines of cabinets to fit any budget. With a convenient down-town location and a beautiful show-room, we make it easy for you to keep your business in the valley. We also offer Counter-tops of all kinds, a large selection of tile and flooring, and top-notch customer-care!
The Golden Corner Inn is committed to being your home away from home. An Affordable Motel, the Golden Corner Inn is located in Westcliffe, Colorado, where customers can enjoy a full oxygen bar in a tranquil setting. We bundle oxygen bar treatment with our room stays as well, saving you money on both. Our suites also come complete with full kitchens and DirecTV™ service.
We are members of the Custer County Chamber of Commerce, and have been in business here for more than a decade. Now that we are under new proprietors, an oxygen bar has been installed for our guests to use. This is an excellent way to relax, while helping you acclimate to the altitudes of our location. Oxygen is the most vital element on earth, and represents about 90% of our energy sources. You can live without food for weeks, and without water for days, but we can only go without precious oxygen for a few minutes.
- Satellite TV
We welcome you for a night, a week, a month, or even for all-season (weather dependant). We are located in Custer County, Colorado, on the Wet Mountain Valley floor with unobstructed beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range, just 1½ miles South of Westcliffe, Colorado, on State Hwy 69. Mountain trails offer recreational activities such as fishing, walking, biking, or travel by licensed ATV. Wi-Fi is available, TV is broadcast by your private satellite dish or antenna, and if you want to enjoy a campfire, community fire-pits are available.
“Colorado artists in fashionable space”. Gallery and classrooms available for rent for events and workshops.
- Unique alpaca art and apparel
- Fine woodwork
- Pottery and more!
Hermit Basin’s Inn provides perfect accommodations for individuals, families, and groups. It has thirty six non-smoking rooms — sixteen with kitchenettes and twenty with bunk beds. All rooms include a queen size bed, queen size sofa sleeper, private bathroom, television, and telephone.
“Five newly restored luxury cottages, gorgeous Sangre de cristo views, and starry dark skies await you at the historic Hillside, Colorado town site – just 12 mi north of Westcliffe on Hwy 69. Settle in and experience all the comforts of a properly appointed getaway cottage. Our cottages sleep 2 – 8 people, are available for individual rental, and each offer privacy from one another. Two of our cottages are pet-friendly. Each cottage has dedicated outdoor space & adirondack chairs – perfect for basking in the most beautiful sunrise/set, or the expansive array of stars our area is known for. Consider hosting your next wedding, family reunion, or group gathering at the Historic Hillside Hall & under the majestic canopy of the Russian Black Willow Grove (rumored to be one of the oldest in Colorado), and sleep 18 of your closest friends & family right on site to enjoy the 10 acre property (meandering stream included!) all to yourself!”
The Wet Mountain Valley Saddle Club’s mission is to preserve our western heritage and culture, by continuing its traditional events and lifestyle.
|With decades of communication experience and a raft of awards, Greg and Janet Smith offer professional communication services and consulting to businesses, nonprofits and more.
Turn to imediaSmith to polish your image and say exactly what you mean with compelling words and pictures.
We offer effective, clean writing; experienced, discerning editing; and top-notch photography – from portraits to event coverage to action to fine-art prints of nature and wildlife, including an extensive collection of existing images that show the glory of Custer County.
Learn more at imediaSmith.com.
Custom Home builder. We specialize in building family homes in Custer County. Currently working with the Economic Development Corporation as well as the Affordable Housing Committee to help local people qualify, design, build and getting into their first home. We also strive to help future retirees to the valley build their dream retirement home.
Tony & Esme DeLange
KLZR Radio, FM 91.7, is local, sustainable and interactive community radio station committed to reliable, informative, timely and entertaining programs for everyone living in the Wet Mountain Valley.
Shop Lady Unique Boutique online for Romantic/Western/Boho Style – ruffles and lace, fringe and denim are layered together for that western/boho/chic Colorado woman look! Shop 24/7 and find affordable, casual and trendy apparel.
“Confidence is your best outfit!”
A refreshing country lodge in the heart of the Wet Mountain Valley. Located in Westcliffe, Colorado, a historic town at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, our vacation rental lodge and apartment boast crisp linens, cozy atmosphere, fresh mountain air, and majestic views. For any occasion, your visit to the valley is certain to please with a sound nights sleep at Lamp Post Lodge. We are certain you will enjoy your stay in this wonderful mountain community!
- Open year-round
- Satellite TV
- Handicap access
Loans on anything of value. Great stuff for sale such as firearms, ammo, tools, archery, musical instruments, DVD’s, computers, fabulous jewelry, fly fish – flies, rods, accessories, antiques. Over 150 new and used guns. We’ll gladly transfer your guns.
Welcome to The Lodge, located in the beautiful San Isabel National Forest of southern Colorado in an area called the Wet Mountains, The Lodge features a restaurant, gift shop, general store, cabin and boat rentals. Only an hour from Pueblo, Colorado, our mountain setting is scenic and peaceful. We are located close to many tourist attractions. The Lodge at San Isabel offers seasons of activities and recreation as well as the perfect place to just get away from it all.
While staying at The Lodge you may enjoy the natural beauty of acres of fields and woodlands as well as Lake Isabel for fishing and wooded trails for hiking. Our unique mountain setting offers great biking and ATV riding as well. Less than 15 minutes away, you’ll find golf courses and 50 minutes away from the raging rapids of the Arkansas River.
Music Meadows Ranch is a year-round, all-inclusive working vacation ranch. Music Meadows is unique because it is primarily a cattle ranch, not a dude ranch. We are able to focus on quality not quantity for our guests. You will begin to experience this the moment you arrive at your “Home on the Range” surrounded by thousands of acres of ranch land. When you meet your horse and learn to master it, the magic continues. Because we only host one exclusive group at a time, we can customize your experience with us. If you are looking for a highly programmed venue, we are not that. We do guarantee however that you will get all you are looking for when it comes to horses, adventure, peace and beauty.
Uplift Mountain is a place of simple challenge, powerful beauty, and true adventure, providing authentic opportunities for people to discover God in new and deeper realities.
Experience Piñon Flats, a 2 bedroom, 1 bath, full kitchen casita nestled in the beautiful Wet Mountains near Westcliffe, CO. A great off-the-grid vacation offering wide-open Dark Skies for fantastic Star Gazing and Photography. Wake up to the panoramic view of McKinley Mountain from the front deck and watch Wet Mountain cloud formations through out the day. There is abundant wildlife and out-the-door hiking on surrounding private property.
Owner: LeAnn Bair
Take some time to explore our website and see all the possibilities for you and your family. Experience the joy of being with old and new friends in a loving, supportive and caring Christian community! Share the excitement of trying new things! Live the wonder of being immersed in God’s creation! Rainbow Trail offers all ages the chance to be a leader, to grow in your faith, and to experience wonderful adventures in incredible surroundings. Our fun and exciting staff will love you, care for you, and accept you as you are. Come to camp this summer and feel the power of the Holy Spirit as you grow in your faith in Jesus Christ!
A banquet facility featuring soup/sandwiches/salad pizza mexican and take out.
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner
- Family friendly/child’s menu
- Alcoholic libations
- Burgers, daily specials & more
Treat your family or group of friends to this unique and wonderful family reunion location. A gorgeous Colorado family reunion location located in the beautiful Wet Mountain Valley of South Central Colorado, Red Rock Ranch offers three fully appointed homes that can accommodate up to 40 people for a private group gathering.
Rocky Mountain Gourmet Grill is a food truck here in Westcliffe. We serve BBQ on Friday & Saturday and Tacos on Tuesday & Wednesday at Antler Liquor & Motel from 11-2ish. It is the nature of our business to go to fairs & festivals, so please check our Facebook page Rocky Mountain Gourmet Grill to see exactly where we are or what we will have that day.
We Love Kids, Bring The Family! Your Mountain Cabin Family Retreat Surrounded by San Isabel National Forest. Escape from hectic schedule, distractions and the noise. Westcliffe is mountain air, breathtaking scenery, and starry nights. Enjoy national forest access from your cabin with many trails to explore. Westcliffe is a quaint little Western town nestled in the peaceful valley it’s small enough to be friendly, yet large enough to provide dining, groceries, and gift shops. Our Alpine Retreat has 2-bedroom A-frame cabins surrounded by aspen, ponderosa and spruce forest. Hunters love our A-frame with forest access.
Location: 11 miles southwest of Westcliffe; 920 Cutbank Hill Rd, Westcliffe CO 81252
- Guest’s horses welcome (call for availability)
- Fenced pasture
- Individual horse run/pen
- Individual horse indoor stall/shed
- Horse trailer parking
- Horse trails: trails start on site
At Silver Cliff Mountain Inn, ‘aka: Willie’s Place’, you’ll enjoy a variety of home style, southern based meals. Our recipes are tried and true, passed down from generation to generation. With our generous portions and affordable prices, you won’t leave hungry! Homemade pies & desserts, hand breaded chicken fried steak and chicken fried chicken & our most popular offering, Grandma’s meat loaf with gravy! Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Leading youth and families to know and follow Christ. Sky Ranch is one of North America’s premiere Christian Camps, as well as a Recognized School Programs Provider, and Retreat/Conference Center. Sky Ranch exists to provide people with a positive, recreational, fun, and memorable experience, while being exposed to the truths of the Word of God.
A Colorado cabin getaway for two…Romantic, exclusive with hot tub and massage treatments available. Escape to the serenity of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains located in Southern Colorado. Travel to a destination where renewal of body, mind and spirit is a restorative adventure. Surround yourself in the remoteness of a romantic mountain retreat. Our cottage is exclusively yours; enjoy the privacy of being our only guests. Relax, reflect, revitalize and rejoice.
Your family friendly home town bakery. Call ahead and order for your next event or family gathering. Books, gift items and catering also available.
- Homemade burritos
- Baked goods
- Cold drinks
- Jellies & jams
- Flour by bulk
Sugarlump Co. is a shop located in Westcliffe, Colorado in the heart of downtown on Main Street. Offering espresso-based coffee drinks and 20+ flavors of ice cream to choose from along with shakes, smoothie, and frappuccinos. We also have fresh baked pastries and goodies such as cinnamon rolls, scones, pies, and sheet cakes. We also have lunch options to eat in, or grab and go if you’re in a hurry including sandwiches and side salads. We have souvenirs of Westcliffe, CO and gifts, along with other amazing products with a little something for everyone.
Experience the views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or our light-protected starry skies from the unique perspective of an Amish wagon ride. Half-hour or one-hour wagon rides, horseback rides or a pony and cart ride for children. Wagon rides are available by advanced reservation only, so contact Freeman Miller at 719-239-0154 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservation.
The Pine Lodge, a Mountain Resort at Pristine Lake Isabel, Colorado. The perfect place to get away from the busyness of life and experience the beauty and serenity of nature.
- Hiking/biking (numerous maintained trails from easy to difficult)
- Fishing/boating/kayaking (fishing licenses & boat rentals available)
- Leisurely walks (path around the lake and numerous others)
- Watching wildlife
- Visiting nearby Bishop’s Castle and Mission Wolf (wolf refuge)
- Horseback riding (within 25 miles-Bear Basin Ranch)
- Relaxing in a cozy cabin & enjoying breathtaking mountain views
Family friendly. Plan your next get-together here. Occasional live entertainment, casual cocktail area. Take out available.
- Lunch & dinner
- Children’s menu
- Alcoholic libations
- Salad & sandwiches
- Pizza & Pasta
So much more than just a thrift store. We carry new and used merchandise and also sell on consignment. Items such as new pocket knives and recurve bows.
Gourmet goodness with infused olive oil and flavored balsamic vinegar. Easy to make meal and baking mixes, gourmet coffee, mixes to make wine slushes! Competitive prices and we can order it if we don’t have it.
There’s no place like home! Truly a unique, quaint shop and professional full service nail care, and coffee shop.
Coffee Shop is open at 6:30 am!
Located in the Wet Mountain Valley, Valley Ace Hardware has been a family owned and operated business since 1885 that focuses on serving and evolving to fit the needs of the community. As the area flooded with gold and silver mining in the 1800s, we began as a blacksmith and wheelwright shop serving the mining communities of the Sangre de Christo and Sierra Mojado Mountains of South Central Colorado. As the mines slowed down, our beautiful valley grew into a ranching community and we changed to serve the needs of the ranchers and cattlemen.
The Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts (WCPA) was incorporated in 1992 and received its not-for-profit status the following year. The WCPA is housed in the Historic Jones Theater and in the adjoining Studio 2 at 2nd and Main Streets in Westcliffe, Colorado.
Our goals are to provide a Center for the Performing Arts in the picturesque Wet Mountain Valley of Colorado. We encourage new playwrights and provide classes and theater training each summer through the co-operation of local universities. WCPA provides a full summer season of plays, music, dance and classic as well as year-round first-run motion pictures. We produce both new plays and musicals as well as seasoned favorites: comedy, drama, melodrama and one man and woman shows.
If the Mountains are calling. Start your adventure with us the “Best Rest” in Westcliffe. Capture the beauty of the Sangre De Cristo mountain range. Minutes away from access to the Rainbow trail for hunting, hiking, biking and ATVing. Let us help you plan your Getaway!
Open Year Round 9am to 9pm daily
· 28 spacious ground-level rooms
· Late check in available with advance notice
· Complimentary Wi-Fi
· 100% Non-Smoking rooms
· Microwave & mini-refrigerators in every room
· Hot Tub & Sauna
· Suites with whirlpool bath tubs
· In room coffee maker
· All new pillow-top mattresses
· Local dining recommendations available – No food facilities on site
· Exceptional views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains
· We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover
· On-line booking at http://www.westcliffeinn.com
Pet Information: We only accepts dogs and have limited designated pet rooms with a non-refundable fee. Pet room reservations can only be booked directly through the Westcliffe Inn at 719-783-9275.
Westcliffe Supply CO LLC is a full service lumber / building company serving builders and homeowners alike. From rebar, framing lumber, siding, windows, doors and roofing we have got you covered!
Open year round, the Wet Mountain RV Park & Cabins offers a variety of options for those who love to Camp and RV. We think you will find what we have to offer will make your stay with us very pleasant! Let us know how we can help you in any way!
- Fifteen 50 x 30 pull-thru parking spaces
- Eight 30 x 70 pull-thru parking spaces
- Three sleeping cabins, two with a full and a twin bed, mirco and fridge; one with 2 sets of bunk beds
- Water, sewer and showers are available for a small fee for those who are not guests
- Wi-Fi (wireless internet) is available on site for your convenience
- Gasoline, ice, propane and fast food are all within a very short walking distance
- Indoor swimming pool and fitness center also close by
Historical preservation of Wetmore/Hardscrabble area.
Make us your ‘destination’ for Quality Home & Office Furniture with solid, strong construction. We can custom make your home office executive suite as well as custom make kitchen cabinets. Furniture for your bedroom, dining room, living room and outdoors. Also offering, gifts, interior decor and quilts.