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Conejos Plaza

Explore tradition at Conejos Plaza, the original plaza of the historic community of Conejos, Colorado. The most prominent structure on the plaza is Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the oldest parish (designated 1859) in the state of Colorado. The site also houses the Conejos County Courthouse, which was built in 1981, replacing an earlier structure that burned. Many of the other structures around the plaza date back to the earliest settlers of the area. Once a thriving community, many businesses relocated to nearby Antonito when the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad established that town in 1880.

6683 County Road 13
ConejosCO  81129
(719) 376-6746

Hours of Operation
Outdoor public site.
Driving north from Antonito on US Hwy. 285 you will see two signs that read "Conejos" and "Oldest Church in Colorado." Turn west on County Road G.5 and drive for half a mile. You will see the church to your left and the County Courthouse to your right.
Visitor Services
Travel Tips
Though there are currently no restaurants in Conejos, there are several in nearby Antonito (all located along US Hwy 285) that feature Mexican and American dishes. During the summer months there is a tourist information center located at the corner of US Hwy 285 and CO Hwy 17.
Entrance Fees
No charge.

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