Situated along Route 50 and home to one of Colorado’s Welcome Centers, Lamar remains a savvy place to begin a voyage through the state. A popular local attraction, Big Timbers Museum features artifacts and information about frontier life, the noteworthy Dust Bowl, artifacts related to the D.A.R. Madonna of the Trail Monument, and several other artifacts. The Madonna of the Trail Monument is also worth visiting. The public golf course provides a great setting to play golf and have some fun time with your family. Fishing and boating enthusiasts can visit John Martin Reservoir State Park.