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  • 14 March 2021

    Volunteer Opportunity!

    Do you want to get away, live in the country,  maybe write that book, meditate, and live on a ranch while helping out with ranch chores?   Volunteer opportunity at the ...
  • 14 March 2021

    Reservation Window going to Three Months

    Saguache County is currently at level Blue-Caution. At this level we are capacity limited to 50 people, physical distancing required. On March first we opened up our reservation window to Supporter level members reserving for two months ...
  • 22 February 2021

    New Life at the Ranch

    Last fall we sold most of the animals at the ranch. We kept the flock of chickens and eggs are in plentiful supply. We also kept Jimi, the llama, and our ranch dog, Gummy Bear. We kept two goats. One was still milking and the other had a ...
  • 22 February 2021

    Coronavirus Update

    January was a beautiful month here, peaceful and cold. We averaged 27 people per day, rarely reaching our nightly capacity. We've kept our rates the same while reducing our numbers to about a third of normal. One positive outcome is that ...
  • 22 February 2021

    Extending Reservation Window

    As the days get longer and spring is on the horizon, we are feeling optimistic! Starting March 1, we will start taking reservations for two months in advance. For those of you who have been generous donors, your generosity once again has ...
  • 22 February 2021

    Valley View Hot Springs is Open with Limited Capacity and COVID Restrictions

    Office Hours: Our office is open daily from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm for reservations. Guest check-in time is: 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, accommodations are guaranteed by 4:00 pm ...
  • 11 December 2020

    Sister Deer

    I do not usually set my alarm at Valley View Hot Springs but one time I did to accomplish a soaking cycle before leaving. I left my clothes in my tent and my towel at the Meadow Pool walkway. I walked to the swimming pool for an invigora ...
  • 11 December 2020

    Virtual Holiday Gathering, Friday 18th

    Friday, December 18, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Your reminder to join the fun! This is an opportunity to gather around the virtual campfire and celebrate the season safely. Join others from the OLT community; hear from familia ...

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open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley—
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