Welcome to the Town of Bayfield, 
Where Stars Shine Bright!

Bayfield is a welcoming community that values diverse growth in our schools, residents and businesses which enhances our cultural fabric. We respect independence, foster education and value our natural scenic environment. We are a community family devoted to the quality of life for every resident—an authentic small town experience in the Heart of Pine River Valley.


We are a community focused on continued prosperity and economic growth while maintaining our small town values and natural scenic environment.


A thriving community that ensures the quality of life for all residents while maintaining our values and small town character.


• We respect our heritage. Our community work ethic is rooted in the hard-earned achievement of past generations.
• We respect independence, foster education, and value our natural scenic environment.
• We welcome diversity in our schools, residents, and businesses that enhances the cultural fabric of our community.
• We are a community family devoted to the quality of life for every resident. We are helpful, caring, and morally grounded.



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Early voting opens Monday

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
La Plata County Clerk and Recorder will be at Town Hall for in person voting October 26-30, 7:30 am to 5 pm, November 2, 7:30 am to 5 pm, and November 3, 7 am to 7 pm. Voters may drop ballots in the County voting box on the sidewalk by the Town Hall parking lot anytime.

Mountain lion seen around Town

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
-- from Bayfield Marshal's Office ~9:30 am, Wednesday MOUNTAIN LION SPOTTED AGAIN in the field across from Momentum Fitness and TBK Bank. Please use caution if you are out and about in Town.

Mountain Lion sighted in Bayfield today.

Monday, October 19, 2020
PLEASE BE AWARE: There has been a mountain lion sighting near Mesa Meadows / Fox Farm Circle! Bring in pets and use caution! ***UPDATE*** 1:08 PM Last seen on walking trail near Mars/Hickory

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