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Mountains in every direction! This 0.5 acre parcel in the San Luis Valley in Costilla county, Colorado. The valley is surrounded by mountains on all sides. The Great Sand Dunes National Park is to the north, San Isabel Nation Forest is a short drive east, the Rio Grande is 5 miles to the west. Recreation abounds in this gorgeous high altitude valley. The Alamosa Wildlife Refuge and many other public lands are all close by. Think of the memories you will have of hiking the national park and forest. Or live off the grid. It’s a delightful place to get away from it all, imagine decompressing as you drive to your own private getaway. If you need to go into town, it’s about 10 miles to San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado.
Costilla County is located in the San Luis Valley of south central Colorado. The county stretches from the Rio Grande to the top of Blanca Peak, east along the Sierra Grande and south along the spine of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to New Mexico.
Costilla County is the ninth least populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado. The county population was 3,663 at U.S. Census 2000. The county seat is San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado.
San Luis, the county seat of Costilla County, is located on Colorado Highway 159 in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, about 35 miles southeast of Alamosa. A picturesque little town, it lies at the mouth of the valley of the Ventero, at the foot of Culebra Peak.
County Land area: 1227 sq. mi.
County Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 3 people per square mile
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San Isabel National Forest
Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.4%), Construction (11.7%), Public administration (11.1%), Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining (10.6%).
Costilla County offers a variety of outdoor recreation choices such as hiking, horse riding, bike riding and 4X4.