Attractions in Hooper

Sand Dunes Recreation

The Sand Dunes Swimming Pool staff strives to give our guests a relaxing and therapeutic swimming experience. We focus on providing a family-friendly atmosphere that is open year-round!  We have a large pool that sits right around 98 degrees year round and a 25 person hot tub that we keep at 107 degrees. We offer a kids’ water slide, volleyball, basketball, and more all right here!  Sand Dunes Recreation also offers our on-site restaurant, Mile Deep Grille, with a variety of options for every taste. We have lodging on site that includes an RV Park, Tent Camping, and Cabin Rentals. We have an on-site dump station as well as a 24 hour laundry and shower facility for our guests.  1991 County Road 63 Hooper, CO 81136 • (719) 378-2807 •


TLC Ranch & UFO Watchtower LLC 

is located in the San Luis Valley on Hwy 17 north of Hooper and is the only Watch Tower of its kind in the world. Visitors will enjoy the tour of the Tower, the Healing Garden and pictures and UFO stories. Documented UFO sightings in the Valley go back to the 1700s. Since its creation in 2000, there have been 88 sightings from the Tower. this is an out of this world experience! Admission is $2 per person or $5 per car. Winter Hours: Weekends 10AM to 4PM. Summer Hours: 9AM to 6PM. Camping available for $10 per night.  2502 County Rd 61 Hooper, CO 81136 (2 miles north of Hooper on HWY 17) •  (719) 378-2296 • •