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UFO Watchtower

2502 County Road 61, Hooper, CO
+1 719-378-2296
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Local culture aside, I never saw a UFO

A long enduring tradition in the San Luis Valley at least ever since I can remember. I was able to... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Pemba, Mozambique
Great place to camp for the night!

There's a private campground on site that makes a great base to explore the surrounding region. Hot... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Salinas, California
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2502 County Road 61, Hooper, CO
+1 719-378-2296
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

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
Reviewed 18 May 2017

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...More

Thank MichaelMacLaughlin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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
Reviewed 25 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
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 12 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...More

Thank GAWanderer
Reviewed 30 October 2016

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

Thank johnY7709QU
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...More

Thank Scott S
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...More

Thank Robert E
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...More

Thank Reader95
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