The City of Alamosa, a full service municipality with 86 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $20 Million, provides police and fire protection, utility services, recreational programming, and library services. As the regional economic hub of the San Luis Valley, the Citys market area extends far beyond its borders. An outdoor enthusiasts dream, Alamosa is surrounded by rugged mountain peaks and numerous recreation opportunities. A new excursion train runs daily during the summer from Alamosa to La Veta. This route takes you through breathtaking country you cant see from the highway. Home to Adams State College and Trinidad State Junior College, higher education opportunities and cultural events abound. With many hotels and restaurants the City of Alamosa is a wonderful place to stay.