Cortez, CO

The list of activities for visitors to Cortez, Colorado and the surrounding area is endless. Cortez's beautiful location, nestled between the mountains and desert, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities.   The cultural diversity of the area will give visitors an opportunity to learn about ancient inhabitants of the area, as well as current residents. Mesa Verde Country Tourism is a great starting point for planning your trip.  While in the area, visit the Colorado Welcome Center to get all the information you will need for a great adventure. The Parks and Recreation Department has several facilities for the use of the community and visitors. Our parks offer a wide range of recreational opportunities, including picnic spots and sports fields.  The Conquistador Golf Course is a championship 18-hole golf course with sand traps, water hazards, practice driving range and putting green. The Cortez Municipal Aquatics Complex is open to the public seven days a week during the summer months for your enjoyment. The Cortez Recreation Center offers fun for everyone! It features pools, climbing walls, and numerous amenities.
  • The ninth season of the Bridge is underway and there is a variety of volunteer opportunities.nbsp
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