Walsenburg, Colorado

The City of Walsenburg is the county seat of Huerfano County, located in Southern Colorado. Incorporated on June 16, 1873, Walsenburg was the first statutory city and seventh incorporated municipality in the Territory of Colorado. Walsenburg, an irregular plateau broken by numerous narrow fertile valleys in the east, rising to the Culebra Range of the Sangre de Cristo in the west and the Spanish Peaks in the south. Elevation is 6,126 feet. Average annual precipitation is 15.8 inches. 300+ days of sunshine.

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Community Resources


Lathrop State Park

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Colorado’s first state park, Lathrop State Park is 1,594 acres of recreational enjoyment nestled in the shadow of the Spanish Peaks in Southern Colorado.


Walsenburg Golf Course

Lathrop State Park is also the only Colorado State Park with a golf course: the 9-hole Walsenburg Golf Course​. 1399 Co Rd 502, Walsenburg, CO 81089 (719) 738-2730

Walsenburg Wild Waters

Walsenburg Wild Waters

With three different pools, a lazy river, two giant water slides, and interactive water features that include fountains, sprays, and dumping buckets. Water Park Info