Areas of Interest
Huerfango County, Colorado
Walsenburg, originally settled as La plaza de los Leones in 1852, is named after Fred Walsen, a businessman who settled here around 1870.
Enjoy the museums, antique stores, and restaurants downtown. The kids will love the waterpark. Just west of Walsenburg is Lathrop State Park which has lakes for swimming, boating, windsurfing, and fishing.
The county Medical Center and VA Nursing Home are right across the road from Lathrop SP. The San Isabel Forest is southwest of town, containing the Spanish Peaks and the Sangre de Christos.