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Address: 2502 County Road 61, Hooper, CO
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+1 719-378-2296

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Keep the San Luis Valley Weird

If you're driving through the San Luis Valley on your way to the sand dunes, hot springs, Crestone, the alligator farm or wherever, this is worth a stop to stretch your legs and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Pemba, Mozambique
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50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A long enduring tradition in the San Luis Valley at least ever since I can remember. I was able to see the beautiful mountains but no aliens or Sully. It has a nice camping spot and is invaluable culturally.

Thank angie1966d
Salinas, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a private campground on site that makes a great base to explore the surrounding region. Hot springs, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Zapata Falls, Crestone(art colony, buddhist monastery, maybe Nordic aliens), and gators!! Rio Grande National Forest and Creede makes a great day trip as well.

Thank MichaelMacLaughlin
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're driving through the San Luis Valley on your way to the sand dunes, hot springs, Crestone, the alligator farm or wherever, this is worth a stop to stretch your legs and look at all the cool little trinkets people leave behind.

Thank rantipoles
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I have watched many episodes of Ancient Aliens and my daughter said let's check it out, so road trip! We had a good time visiting the Watchtower. The night skies are incredible! We will come back in the summer when there are warm nights!

Thank rjhill2016
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time bought some gifts, and gator tickets discounted, bring something to leave behind.

Thank Timothy T
Southern USA
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207 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

UFO Watchtower had appeared on TripAdvisor as I planned this trip. Unfortunately, the attraction was closed on this Thursday morning in October. We viewed the Watchtower from the road and driveway and took lots of photos. What a fun sight on the side of the road!

Thank GAWanderer
Colorado Springs
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53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Curiosities always get our attention. Price of admission is worth it. Interesting artifacts and oddities abound.

Thank johnY7709QU
Ken Caryl, Colorado
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The UFO Watchtower in Hooper, Colorado has been one of my favorite places to visit in this state for more than 8 years now. My wife and I first discovered this place back in May of 2008, and have been drawn back to it repeatedly ever since then. There is definitely an unusual vibe there, but it's not something everyone... More 

Thank Scott S
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place is special to me in many ways, ever since we moved to Colorado this was the place i needed to go to ... i had to make the trip down south, you too should make the trip. that area is full of historical phenomenon and true stories. you can just feel it. the watchtower raised platform i think... More 

Thank Robert E
Des Moines, Iowa
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A unique place to stop on the way to Salida or Alamosa but not something that I would have done otherwise. I'm not sure what I think about UFO sightings but there are many stories that are described in the gift shop. People just leave items on the site and there is a small tower to view. Would be a... More 

Thank Reader95

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