Weston, Colorado

Top Spots in and near Weston

  • Aguilar, Colorado

    Hike West Spanish Peak

    5.0
    7.2 mi / 2.38 ft gain
    The West Spanish Peak is best reached by way of CO Hwy 12, which connects south and west through the town of La Veta, Colorado. From Denver travel I-25 south to Walsenburg (about 3.5 hours). At Walsenburg take US 160 to CO 12 southwest through the towns of La Veta and Cuchara.Cordova Pass Trailhe...
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  • La Veta, Colorado

    Camp at Bear Lake

    4.5
    There are two main campgrounds with enough room for RVs. A secret for dispersed campers, if the campgrounds are full, turn south on the dirt road by the lower campground and you can drop a tent anywhere. Caution as this turns into an extreme 4x4 trail within half a mile.From Walsenburg, take CO...
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  • Raton, New Mexico

    Rock Climb at Sugarite Canyon

    Most ratings range from 5.7 to 5.11 with fewer 5.12. Only one climb in the whole area is bolted-- and that is a 5.10a. To get to this area it is about a 10 minute scramble through woods and boulders on a path that leads straight to the south facing wall.Driving through Raton, New Mexico exit at t...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Enchanted Forest Snowplay Area

    Just above the town of Red River up Bobcat Pass is the Enchanted Forest. As you approach the top of the pass you’ll see signs that point you toward the forest into what looks like a neighborhood. Trust the signs and make the turn. Follow the main road up through the neighborhood and take your sec...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    No Name Point

    Not even a mile down Bitter Creek Rd, there’s a right-hand turn that takes you next to this spectacular rock outcropping. There's a little dirt parking area when you come down and around the turn that sits right next to Bitter Creek itself.  It’d be a swell place hang out, play around on the roc...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Explore Mallette Park & Canyon

    We stumbled upon this little gem as we were driving through town. This park is nestled right at the base of Mallette Canyon and has several features that becken a winter visit. Along the west side of the canyon, over the small green bridge in the park you will find yourself following along a quar...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Sledding in Red River

    If you’re looking for an alternative winter activity to indulge your need for gravity sports, you may take the time to rent a sled from Sitzmark’s for $5 and head over to the library to take your chance at reviving your childhood spirit! Heading to the library at the east end of town, you can fin...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Hike the Red River Nature Trail

    2 mi
    The Red River Nature Trail starts right in town next to the Platinum Lift off Pioneer Road. The trail travels 2 miles to Goose Lake Road. The hike itself can be taken as a two or four mile hike, depending on weather you access it point to point or out and back. We started the trail behind the vis...
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  • Taos County, New Mexico

    Ski Red River Ski Area

    The resort itself, sits right in town, with 6 lifts. Two of the lifts come down to the river and access various parts of the town, it’s a place that makes you remember what skiing used to be like.  The mountain has roughly 170 acres of skiable terrain, and appeals to those of all abilities. The u...
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  • Colfax County, New Mexico

    Hike to Clear Creek in Cimarron Canyon State Park

    4.0
    2.5 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Head North from Eagle Nest towards Cimarron, and about 7 miles (or less) on your right hand, you will find two big signs with a parking area on both sides of the road. If you park on the right side, walk on the inside of the guardrail until you find the trail head sign. If you parked on the left ...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Hike Colombine Trail

    8.5 mi / 1935 ft gain
    This moderate trail is accessed from the Columbine campground on Highway 38. It will be on your right side when traveling east from Questa. Drive to the back end of the campground, where there are several spaces for parking. The moderate version of this hike will travel about 4 miles south into t...
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  • Mosca, Colorado

    Summit Little Bear Peak

    12 mi / 5000 ft gain
    This hike starts on Lake Como Road with the goal of eventually reaching Lake Como.  If you have a modified 4WD car you can get all the way to the lake in it, but if you do not feel like risking damage to your vehicle park as low as you deem necessary to do that.  Most 4WD stock vehicles can make ...
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  • Lake Como Trailhead, Colorado

    Summit Blanca and Ellingwood Peaks

    7 mi / 6800 ft gain
    Blanca Peak is nestled at the heart (and the top) of a four peak ceiling located at the southern-most tip of Colorado's intimidating Sangre de Christo range. The peak is known for its impeccable 360 degree views, as you can see well over 100 miles in every direction thanks to Colorado's clean, c...
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  • Gardner, Colorado

    Mount Lindsey (CLOSED)

    1.0
    8.5 mi / 3300 ft gain
    NOTE: As of September 2021, Mount Lindsey has been closed to public access indefinitely. (Source)  At 14,042 Mt. Lindsey is not one of the tallest 14ers, but it is a fun objective regardless. The Lily Lake trailhead can be somewhat difficult to access without a high clearance car, but most cars ...
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Camping and Lodging in Weston

Purgatoire Campground
Weston, Colorado

Purgatoire Campground

Bear Lake Campground (Co)
La Veta, Colorado

Bear Lake Campground (Co)

Blue Lake Campground
La Veta, Colorado

Blue Lake Campground

Raton KOA Journey
Raton, New Mexico

Raton KOA Journey

Cimarron Campground
Colfax County, New Mexico

Cimarron Campground

Fawn Lakes Campground
Questa, New Mexico

Fawn Lakes Campground

Guides, Insights and Stories from Weston

Summer Adventures at Red River Ski & Summer Area

Summer Adventures at Red River Ski & Summer Area

The Outbound Collective

3 Summer Activities in the Mountain Haven of Red River, New Mexico

3 Summer Activities in the Mountain Haven of Red River, New Mexico

The Outbound Collective

72 Hours of Enchantment in Red River, New Mexico

72 Hours of Enchantment in Red River, New Mexico

Holly Mandarich