THE LODGE MOTEL - FT. GARLAND
825 Hwy 160, Ft. Garland, CO 81133
Located about 4 miles from Blanca, this is an older motel but it is clean and a decent value. The hosts were VERY
FRIENDLY and interested in having you come back. They were booked full during hunting season. Jane stayed there
once in Oct. 2003
Lodge Motel Web Site
In Blanca - Lu's Cafe - south side of 160. Excellent food, fast service, homemade pies and great
Mexican food. Very friendly staff. Spring of 2005 they got a liquor license. Many truckers stop here constantly
-- so you know it is good!
SAN LUIS INN MOTEL, San Luis, CO
A very affordable and modern motel in the San Luis Inn Motel in San Luis, CO which is about 20 miles south of Ft. Garland,
CO. It has 22 rooms with TVs and there is also a hot-tub. Wolfgang and Jane stayed there for 3 nights in December,
2002 and were very happy with the room and the hosts.
138 Main St., San Luis, CO 81152
Toll free: (877) 672-3331,
Main phone: (719) 672-3399
At the intersection of US160 and CO159, in the center of Fort Garland,
the Old West Cafe
has reopened under the same management as Lu's Cafe.
In Fort Garland -- at the far east side of town-- DEL'S
Usually open until 8 p.m.
On Hwy 160 in Fort Garland on the south side of the road- evenings
at the SILVER SAGE RESTAURANT are wonderful.
Full bar and menu. Closed on Mondays
MOUNTAIN VIEW MOTOR INN FORT GARLAND
Very modern and
clean rooms. Near the intersection of Hwy 160 and Hwy 159 going south towards San Luis.
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ALL-GON RESTAURANT-- Opened several years now in Fort Garland --they are located on the south
side of Hwy 160 across from the Fort Garland Motor Inn in a yellow building.
Menu is Pizza and Italian food- very
affordable and high quality food is served. The place is really warm and inviting and the servers are friendly and helpful.
Please give them a try when you are passing through the area this year. We love to support the local businesses.
|For a Wonderful Meal -- here's an idea
Click to go to the local Hardware Store in Fort Garland
Hardware, Plumbing, Electrical Supplies -- Paint,
Tools, Special Orders. Delivery available!
|Don't miss this- owned by Lu from Lu's Cafe
|Great Food, including Mexican and PIE.
LOCAL BUS LINE OFFERING SERVICE IN THE "VALLEY"
5/1/18 - New Service - Alamosa to Pueblo and then connect to Greyhound in Pueblo: Click here for information: https://www.ridebustang.com/alamosa-pueblo
Blanca - Fort Garland Community Center
The center has a 25-meter, solar heated swimming pool, dry sauna, and hot tub, plus locker rooms and showers. It
is open to Costilla County residents for $25. per year. This is very convenient for cabin owners or campers without
shower facilities. You can also pay a one-time fee if you are visiting the area.
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|Blanca Post Office
Most of the residents and property owners in the SLVR area have a Post Office Box here. Blanca has about 100 residents,
two stores, one gas station, a restaurant, an antique store and a pizza place. There is a Home Depot store in Pueblo, about
100 miles to the north. Alamosa has two or three lumber yards.
SAND DUNES SWIMMING POOL is located about 26 miles from our area. During the early 1930s hot water was
struck near Hooper while drillers were exploring for oil. The hot well water enters the pool at 118 degrees and the
pools temperature in maintained between 98 and 102 degrees depending on the season. There are tables and grills
there plus volleyball, basketball, tetherball a horseshoe pit and a large grassy area and creek for the kids - so the area
offers a lot of great family fun. The pool is open every day from February through November from 10AM to 10 PM except
Thursdays when it is drained and cleaned. This area is located 20 miles from Alamosa (about one mile north of the town
of Hooper. Turn east on County Road B, well marked with a sign, then go 2.5 miles further on a dirt road. For
more information call (719) 378-2807.
Blanca RV Park - You can camp overnight in Blanca on HWY 160. They have hook-ups, plus there is
a small store and gas available. If you are driving an RV into the area, this would be an excellent base while you explore.
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The San Luis Lakes Park in Mosca offers recreational activities and camping. All sites have electrical
hookups, sheltered tables, fire grates, drinking water, and an available dump station. A bathhouse with modern restrooms,
hot showers and laundry facilities is located in the campground.Campsites can accommodate motor homes, trailers and tents.
An Entrance Fee is required. There is hiking, fishing, boating, camping, picnicking.
Located near the Sand Dunes area - go north on Hwy 150
|Community Church- Blanca, CO
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