Big Timbers Museum features artifacts and exhibits of the history and legacy of the High Plains of Eastern Colorado. Exhibits range from the pioneers, dust bowl, and homesteaders to an exciting display of original World War I posters.
The Willow Creek Trail provides a unique opportunity for visitors to observe migratory birdlife, native plants, mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish in a variety of ecosystems, including short grass prairie and riparian habitats.
What better place to harvest the wind than the windy prairies of southeastern Colorado? Dotted over the years by a variety of historic water-pumping windmills, the area now blends its historic past with a progressive future.
John Martin Reservoir, the largest body of water in southeastern Colorado, sits like a sapphire on the plains. This state park is not only a Santa Fe National Historic Trail Site but many also consider it to be a birdwatcher's paradise with almost 400 species documented.
Lamar is home to one of 10 official Colorado Welcome Centers, each of which is strategically placed so anyone traveling into Colorado has a convenient place to stop and learn what there is to do in that area and around the state.