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Alamosa, Colorado
City of Alamosa, Colorado. Alamosa is a notable tourist town with many nearby attractions including the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The town hosts a Sunshine Summerfest on the Rio Festival which occurs the first weekend in June. This is where Byway Los Caminos Antiguos starts its journey from on state Highway #17. This byway travels through The Great Sand Dunes, one of nature's most painstaking creations. These huge drifing sand dunes, hundreds of feet high and more than a thousand miles from the nearest ocean beach, accumulated over thousands of years due to winds and sand sweeping against the west face of the Sangre de Cristo Range. Los Caminos Antiguos travels through Colorado's oldest surviving community, the oldest church (Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Conejos), and one of its first military posts (Fort Garland).
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Stanley Road
Stanley Road, Homelake, Colorado, a town in Rio Grande County, Colorado.
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19.4
Mosca, Colorado
Five Mile Lane, Mosca, Colorado, is a town in Alamosa County, Colorado.
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Junction
Junction of Six Mile Lane, At this location, Byway Los Caminos Antiguos detours from State Highway #17 to Six Mile Lane towards Great Sand Dunes National Park, in Colorado
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33.0
San Luis Lakes State Park
San Luis Lakes State Park, San Luis Lake, Head Lake, located off Six Mile Lane in Rio Grande County, Colorado west of Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. Sangre de Cristo Mountains is visible in distance from this location.
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Medano Road
Medano Road, Little Spring Creek,
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Junction
Junction of Six Mile lane with State Route #150, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, is a United States National Park located in the state of Colorado. The park contains approximately 85,000 acres. North of here on State Route lies Head Quarters of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Visitor Center and a Campground. Getting to the dunes requires walking across the wide and shallow Medano Creek, which only flows spring to early summer. Hiking is permitted, with the warning that the sand can get hot in the summer, up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit (60 degrees Celsius).
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Lake of the Falls Parkway
Lake of the Falls Parkway, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado.
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Road Access
Road Access to Zapata Falls, a waterfall located near Mosca Pass, Colorado.
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Junction
Junction of State Route #150 with United States Highway #160/State Highway #160, Byway continues it's run on State Route #160 westward.
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Blanca, Colorado
Broadway, Town of Blanca, Colorado, is a town in Costilla County, Colorado, situated on State Highway/United States Highway #160, south of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado
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Junction
Junction of State Route #159 with United States Highway #160, Fort Garland, Colorado, Fort Garland is a community in Costilla County, Colorado.
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Icehouse Road
Icehouse Road, Trinchera Ranch Road North, to Sangre de Cristo Ranches, Colorado, a community in Costilla County, Colorado, near Fort Garland, Colorado, Mountain Home Reservoir, located off State Route #159, Colorado
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Dodson Road
Dodson Road, Hoffman Road, Mountain Home Reservoir, a reservoir located off State Route #159 in Costilla County, Colorado.
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San Luis, Colorado
County Highway #58.2, San Luis, Colorado, is a historic town in Costilla County, Colorado. San Luis, Colorado, is the oldest town in the state of Colorado.
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Junction
Junction of State Route #159 with State Route #142, at San Luis, Colorado. From this location, Byway switches over it's route on to State Route #142. San Luis Airport, a small public airport is located along State Route #159 west of San Luis, Colorado.
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San Acacio, Colorado
Community of San Acacio, Colorado, located on State Route #142 part of Byway Los Caminos Antiguos, Colorado.
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Bridge over Rio Grande River
Bridge over Rio Grande River, Rio Grande, a river which is the countyline between Conejos and Costilla Counties in Colorado.
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County Road V
County Highway V, Community of Lasauses, Colorado, Sanford, Colorado is a town in Conejos County, Colorado.
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160.5
Manassa, Colorado
Manassa, Colorado, is a town, most populous, in Conejos County, Colorado.
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Junction
Romeo, Colorado, is a town in Conejos County, Colorado lie at the Junction of State Route #142 with United States Highway #285/State Route #17.
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174.4
Conejos Road
Conejos Road, Conejos, Colorado, is a town in Conejos County, Colorado, located in the San Luis Valley. Conejos is a historic site of Spanish colonization. About 60% of the town's population can trace their roots back to Spain.
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Country Road G
Country Road G, Antonito, Colorado, is a town located in Conejos County, Colorado.
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United States Highway #285
Detour United States Highway #285, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - Antonito yard is located here along the State Highway #17, Colorado
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Mogote, Colorado
County Road D 5, Community of Mogote, Colorado, Community of Canon, Colorado
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Las Mesitas, Colorado
County Road E 5, Community of Las Mesitas, Colorado.
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Forest Development Road 103
Forest Development Road 103, Community of Canon, Colorado.
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Fox Creek, Colorado
County Road F, Fox Creek, Colorado, a community located on State Route #17, in Conejos County, Colorado
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Espineza, Colorado
community of Espineza, Colorado, in Conejos County, Colorado
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Rest Area/ Viewpoint
Rest Area/ Viewpoint on the banks of the Conejos River by the Colorado Highway #17
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Forest Development Route 250
Forest Development Route 250, runs along the Conejos River, Spectacle Lake,
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View Point / Road side Rest Area
View Point on the La Manga Pass, is a mountain pass in Colorado traversed by Colorado Highway #17
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Combres & Toltec RailRoad
Combres & Toltec RailRoad, Combres Railway Station is located here. Scenic Combres Pass narrow guage Railroad starts from this location at Combres, Colorado, a community in Conejos county, Colorado.
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Combres Pass
Combres Pass, a mountain pass at an elevation of 10,022 ft. in Colorado. The original section house, car inspectors house, and remains of the old snowshed remain on Cumbres Pass. The placement of the original station and other buildings are being defined by the Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad.
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Colorado/New Mexico State Line
Colorado/New Mexico State Line, This is where Byway Los Caminos Antiguos ends on Colorado Highway #17.