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1802 Colorado Avenue
La Junta, CO 81050 map

Contact: Ron Davis
Office Phone: (719) 384-6965
Mobile Phone: (719) 469-1081
Fax: 719-269-3501
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Website: La Junta Economic Development

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Welcome to La Junta, Colorado! First time visitors are surprised to find so much to see and do in this exciting town located on the Arkansas River in Southeast Colorado. In fact they sometime wonder how this historic town, sixty miles east of Pueblo on US Highway 50, has remained one of Colorado’s best kept secrets. That is until now. With all that La Junta has to offer why not take your next vacation in your own backyard? Come explore La Junta; then stay and play awhile in the “Smile Hi” city.

La Junta is located in the beautiful Arkansas River Valley, one of the best kept secrets in Colorado, on US Highway 50 and Amtrak’s Southwest Chief Route. The name La Junta means “the junction” in Spanish. The town of La Junta is located at what once was the junction of the Mountain Branch of the Santa Fe Trail and the Trappers Trail into the mountains and gold camps of Colorado. You will find La Junta easy to get to whether you drive your own car on US 50, take the train, or fly into La Junta Airport. Explore our several travel options below to help make the time spent here in La Junta your vacation of a lifetime!

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La Junta is located in the beautiful Arkansas River Valley, one of the best kept secrets in Colorado, on US Highway 50 and Amtrak’s Southwest Chief Route. The name La Junta means “the junction” in Spanish. The town of La Junta is located at what once was the junction of the Mountain Branch of the Santa Fe Trail and the Trappers Trail into the mountains and gold camps of Colorado. You will find La Junta easy to get to whether you drive your own car on US 50, take the train, or fly into La Junta Airport. Explore our several travel options below to help make the time spent here in La Junta your vacation of a lifetime!

The Koshare Indian Dancers are the members of Boy Scout Troop 232 and Venturing Crew 2230 of the Rocky Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America. The Koshares perform between 50 and 60 shows a year. Their dances and shows are recognized by Native American dancers as authentic representations of Native American dance; both historically and culturally accurate. In addition to their Summer and Winter Ceremonials and other shows at home, the Koshare Indian Dancers are available for performances anywhere in the world. The Koshares have delighted audiences from Alaska to Mexico and California to New York. Museum admission is included in the show ticket, so come early to tour the museum exhibits, shop in the trading post, view auction items or enjoy the atmosphere in the Koshare Kiva.

Travel Region: Southeast

Category: Destinations, Attractions

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