Image of Cuchara Pass signs by Jeffery Beall

Cuchara

Huerfango County, Colorado

Centered in the heart of the Cucharas River Valley is the village. of Cuchara, translated from Spanish as “the spoon”. Private cabins grace this unique mountain village with multiple recreational and restaurant opportunities for the whole family. Surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest, Cuchara is surrounded with crystal clear lakes, trees, and mountains. The Cucharas river flows through the middle of town. Spectacular aspen groves and wild iris fields grow up the hill as you come out of the valley leading up to Bear Lake and Blue Lake. The highway winds through steep switchbacks until it opens out at the top of Cuchara Pass at an elevation of 9,995′. About 8 miles south of Cuchara Pass, you’ll find North Lake State Wildlife Area, a trophy fishing areas. A little further south is Monument Lake Resort, a full service resort on the shore of Monument Lake.

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Businesses around Cuchara, CO

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Bachman & Associates
159 East Main Street , Trinidad, Colorado 81082, United States
Middle Fork Resort
4290 County Road 12 , Weston, Colorado 81091, United States 2710.33 km
Ringo’s Super Trading Post
Ringo's Trading Post , Trinidad, Colorado 81082, United States 2678.75 km
Monument Lake Resort
4290 County Road 12 , Weston, Colorado 81091, United States 2710.38 km
Garlutzo’s Pizzaria
6890 Highway of Legends , Weston, Colorado 81091, United States 2703.55 km
Dakota Wall Bar
6890 Highway of Legends , Weston, Colorado 81091, United States 2703.55 km
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