Cucharas River

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Cucharas River[1]
Cucharas River.JPG
The river in Walsenburg.
Physical characteristics
 - coordinates37°20′23″N 105°05′36″W / 37.33972°N 105.09333°W / 37.33972; -105.09333
 - location
Confluence with Huerfano
 - coordinates
37°54′58″N 104°31′56″W / 37.91611°N 104.53222°W / 37.91611; -104.53222Coordinates: 37°54′58″N 104°31′56″W / 37.91611°N 104.53222°W / 37.91611; -104.53222
 - elevation
5,121 ft (1,561 m)
Basin features

Cucharas River is a 75-mile-long (121 km)[2] tributary of the Huerfano River that flows from a source in Huerfano County, Colorado, southwest of the Spanish Peaks in San Isabel National Forest. The river passes through La Veta and Walsenburg before joining the Huerfano River in Pueblo County.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cucharas River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed March 31, 2011