San Juan Bautista
St. John the Baptist
St. John Paul II
The San Juan Catholic Spiritual Center is located at the northwest area of the San Luis Valley. From Highway 285, turn west on County Road G and travel about 5 miles. After passing the La Garita Trading Post, turn right on Road 41.2 and travel about .25 miles.
Hours of Operations
The San Juan Bautista Monument, Carnero Creek Cemetery, and Blessed John Paul II Rosary Walk are open the public 7 days-a-week during daylight hours.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is only open for special feast day masses or events.
La Garita Trading Post - Restaurant & Convenience Store - 1/4 Mile
Penitente Canyon Recreation Area - Technical Climbing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Camping - 2.6 miles
La Garita Natural Arch (called La Ventana by the early settlers) - 10 miles
Saguache County Museum - 23.5 Miles
Adams State University - 40 Miles
Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge - 48 Miles
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Reserve - 55 miles
Wolf Creek Ski Area - 59 Miles