Huerfano County Dining/Food/Lodging




Dog Bar and Grill/Shops on Boardwalk located at 34 Cuchara Ave. East in Cuchara.

 (719) 742-6366 specializing in signature pizzas, great burgers and cold beer.  Open 11:00am Thurs. thru Mon. for lunch and dinner. Cuchara Country Store is your one-stop for snacks, beverages, groceries and souvenirs.  www.dogbarcuchara.com


The Timbers Restaurant located at 23 Cucharas  Ave. East in Cuchara. (719) 742-3838; Mon., Wed., Thurs. 5-8; Fri. & Sat. 5-9; Sun. brunch 10-2, dinner 5-8.  Hours may change, call first.


Brewed Awakeings located next to Cuchara Inn, light breakfast, omelets, cinnamon rolls, coffee, tea

Barn Yard Ice Cream SHoppe ice cream and frozen yogurts, next to Cuchara Inn, Cucharas Ave.




The Cuchara Inn located at 73 W. Cuchara Ave., Cuchara, CO; (719) 742-3685; info@thecucharainn.com

Cuchara Cabins and Condo Rentals 719-742-3340

River Edge B+B/Dodgeton Creek Inn 719-742-5169





          LA VETA


Aly’s Fine Dining  located at 103 West Ryus in La Veta.   (729) 742-3742 or (719) 989-0880 for reservations.  Fine dining. Tuesday-Sunday 5:30-7:30 pm    alysromer@yahoo.com


Charlie’s Grocery and Ice Cream located at 212 South Main Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-3651

Open 7 days a week from 7am – 6pm  (Sunday 8am-4pm.) 

Full produce line, hand cut meat and deli department and old fashioned ice cream fountain!


Deerprint Wine located at 106 E. Francisco in La Veta.  (719) 472-4957 

Although wine is the focus, Deerprint offers select beers and interesting non-alcoholic drinks.  The Bistro serves cheeses, salami and hummus plates selected to accompany the wines. DeerprintWine@gmail.com


La Veta Inn located at 103 West Ryus in La Veta. (719) 742-3700

Breakfast, lunch and dinner with full service bar.  Open 6:30am – 9:00pm info@lavetainn.com   Closed in 2021



La Veta Loco located at 923 Oak Street in La Veta.  (719) 989-8991

A full service, casual dining establishment offering lunch, dinner and drinks!  Open seven days 10:30am – close. www.lavetaloc.com


Next Door Deli located at 107 West Francisco in La Veta. (719) 742-3540

Offering a handcrafted selection of sandwiches, salads and soup.  In addition they carry a curated offering of specialty cheese, meat and retail food items.  M-W-F-Sat 10-6 hello@nextdoordeli.com



Ryus Avenue Bakery located at 129 West Ryus Ave. in La Veta.  (719) 742-3830

Retail bakery and coffee shop serving fresh, baked pastry and desserts.  Espresso coffees, soup, salad and sandwiches.   Open year round Thursday - Saturday 7:00 am-2 pm bakers@ryusavebakery.com


Sammie’s Restaurant located at 124 North Main in La Veta.  (719) 742-5435 

Full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily lunch specials.  Featuring American and Mexican menu. closed Mondays

Hunt Bros. Pizza and Wings  5519 Hwy. 12, inside Sinclair convenience store.  719-742-3442 

La Mission Mariposa, 220 S. Main St., in the Capture COlorado courtyard.  authentic Mexican favorites and American food.





Circle the Wagons RV Park located at 126 West 2nd Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-3233



Elk Valley Flyshop and RV Park located at 5535 Hwy 12 in La Veta (866) 733-5533



La Veta Inn located at 103 West Ryus in La Veta.  (719) 742-3700

www.lavetainn.com   closed in 2021


Lucy’s RV Park located at 226 West Grand Street in La Veta.  (719) 742-3252



The Olive Tree B&B located at 902 S. Oak in La Veta (719) 742-5778



Harding’s Corner B&B located at 140 West Grand Street in La Veta (719) 742-5423


Inn at the Spanish Peaks located at 310 E. Francisco in La Veta (719) 742-5313



Yellow Pine Guest Ranch located at 15880 Hwy 12 in Cuchara (719) 742-3528



Cuchara Inn located at 73 Cucharas Ave East in Cuchara (719) 742-3685


River’s Edge B&B located at 137 Cuchara Ave. East in Cuchara (719) 742-5169





A & W Root Beer located at 455 US Hwy 85/87, Walsenburg, (719) 738-3960


Alpine Rose Café located at 522 Main St. Walsenburg, (719) 738-1171

     Breakfast anytime, American and Mexican food


Carl’s Jr. located at 700 S. Main, Walsenburg; fast food, burgers, etc.


Corine’s Mexican Food located at 822 Main Street in Walsenburg.  (719) 738-1231


Coyote Café located at 561 Walnut Ave. Walsenburg


George’s Drive-Inn located at 564 US Highway 85, 87 near Walsenburg (719) 738-3030   breakfast and lunch only


Huerfano Café located at 904 W. 7th Street, Walsenburg  Mexican food and sandwiches.   Carry out available 


La Plaza Inn located at 118 West Street in Walsenburg.  (719) 738-5700

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Steak, seafood, pasta and classic American dishes with a full bar and wine available. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am-8:00pm www.laplazainnwalsenburg.com


Pizza Hut located at 973 US Hwy 85/87, Walsenburg, (719) 738-3783


7th Street Deli located at 136 W 7th St., Walsenburg, (719) 738-2173

soups, sandwiches


Subway located at 228 Main Street in Walsenburg.  (719) 738-1332.


Taco Bell located at 457 US Hwy 85/87, Walsenburg


New Century Asia Style Food  520 Walsen Ave   719-738-4878




Anchor Motel located at 1001 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089 (719) 738-2800

14 rooms


Best Western Rambler located at 457 US Highway 85 87, Walsenburg, CO 81089

800-568-8520  59 rooms, 3 suites

Budget Host Motel and RV Park  553 US HWY 85/87,  719-738-3800, 17 rooms, 12 RV sites


Dakota Campground and RV  1079 US HWY 85/87   719-738-9912    31 RV, 10 tent sites


La Plaza Inn: (866) 365 9867,  W. 6th Ave., Walsenburg NOTE: prior to 2021, usually reserved for harp participants, BUT CLOSED THROUGH REST OF THE YEAR AND NOT AVAILABLE DURING 2021 HARP RETREAT -   719-738-5700   5 rooms, 6 suites


Rio Cucharas Inn located at 77 Taylor Blvd, County Road 504, Walsenburg, CO 81089, (719) 738-1282  

Sands Motel & Apartments located at 533 West 7th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, (719) 738-3827   11 rooms, 12 apts.

Our Home Vacation Rental  719-251-2752    605 Pennsylvania Ave.  sleeps 6, kitchen


Lathrop State Park Campground  719-738-2376   2 campgrounds, RV, Tent





WALSENBURG, site of harp events, is 1+1/2 hours south of      Colorado Springs airport and 3 hours south of Denver airport

          From both airports take Interstate I-25 South to exit 52

         To Highway 160 -Go straight into Walsenburg…

      Walsenburg to La Veta is 17 miles, Highway 160 W  to 12 E


3. Harp Needs   

Need a harp: If you do not want to bring your harp,

         contact David Kolacny : harpdavidk@kolacnymusic.com                

Harp room: The Community Center, where most 2921 harp events will take place, is locked 

at night. Harps may be left there but neither the Community Center nor the Harp Retreat take

any responsibilty for the harps.

Level of playing:

Elementary class for those studying harp for at least one year

          Intermediate harp for people studying with a teacher

Harp Retreat Class for intermediate to professional players. 

There is mobility among the 3 classes and people can find their comfort level.

Auditing: Advanced Beginner players are encouraged to  audit the Sun AM 



4. Area Attractions




5. NOTE: NOT applicable in 2021 - La Plaza closed for ? months

    La Plaza Inn has a limited number of rooms which can only be

    reserved by registered harp participants. Sharing rooms is an

    option…let the Inn or me know if this is your choice. The Inn’s

    room rates include breakfast.

    Lunches: pay as you go , vegetarian options available.


          Laplazainn@yahoo.com                  719-738-5700

          118 W 6th St, Walsenburg, CO 81089



6. Attendance: Wednesday and Thursday harp offerings are one day events .  Advanced Beginner , Intermediate  and Advanced classes are all day offerings on Friday and continue on Saturday and Sunday mornings.