The San Luis Valley
Nestled between the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the scenic San Luis Valley holds a rich history for South-Central Colorado. Travel to San Luis, founded in 1851. Step inside the Valley's beautifully preserved 19th Century churches. Explore the agricultural legacies from La Vega, an expansive communal pasture land, to The People's Ditch, a canal that holds the earliest water rights in the state.
Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area