Top Adventures in Durango

  • Mountain Bike in Dalla Mountain Park

    The Dalla Park shares a trailhead and parking lot with the Animas Mountain trail, frequently used for hiking and trail running. There is plenty of room in this lot, as well as several picnic tables. Immediately after crossing through the gate, the...

    4 miles

  • Hike the Animas Mountain Trail

    The Animas Mountain Trail is a 6 mile loop trail, easily accessible from town, and best used from March until October. In the early spring and late fall, it is advised to bring YakTrax or similar in case there are icy patches on the trail. This tr...

    5.9 miles 1535 ft gain

  • Hike the Colorado Trail to Gudy's Rest

    This hike, a local favorite is less than five miles from downtown Durango. The entire hike offers beautiful views especially once your reach the top of Gudy's Rest. The trail starts off with a gradual uphill along Junction Creek. On this section o...

    8.1 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Hike the Hidden Valley Loop

    The Hidden Valley, aka Church Camp, Loop is a 9.1 mile hike just outside of Durango, Colorado. The trail is shared by mountain bikers, hikers, and trail runners. The Hidden Valley Loop offers amazing views of the Animas Valley, especially when the...

    9.1 miles 1223 ft gain

  • Drive the San Juan Skyway from Durango to Ouray

    The drive from Durango to Ouray via Colorado 550 (The San Juan Skyway) is one of the most gorgeous roads in the country. The drive itself is worth your time, but if you have time be sure to make stops along the way at the many waterfalls, hiking t...

  • Hike the Falls Creek Loop

    The Falls Creek Loop is a 4.1 mile trail in the San Juan National Forest, just outside of Durango, Colorado. Lots of side trails jut out from the main trail, and it is easy to lose your way. Take the middle trail at the first split, and keep follo...

    4.1 miles 393 ft gain

  • Relax at Trimble Hot Springs

    The Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs offers a 101-105 degree, Olympic size swimming pool, in addition to two mineral pools, saunas, and a spa. Lodging is available as well, including a 'couple's hideaway' package.

  • Hike the First Fork/Red Creek Loop

    Leaving from Durango, head north on Florida Road/CR 240. From the intersection with County Road 250 (the last stoplight), drive about 8 miles until you reach Colvig Summer Camp. Turn northwest here. The road will soon narrow and turn to dirt - con...

    9.8 miles 2195 ft gain

  • Hike the Jones and Dutch Creek Loop

    The Jones Creek and Dutch Creek Loop is a 9.7 mile trail in the San Juan National Forest, just outside of Durango, Colorado. The trail features beautiful wild flowers and scenic forest views. The trail is open to hikers, mountain bikers, and runne...

    9.7 miles 1624 ft gain

  • Soak at Pinkerton Hot Spring

    The Million Dollar Highway in Southern Colorado is a scenic mountain drive with many beautiful sights.  Pinkerton hot springs is located on the side of the highway just outside of Durango, Colorado.  There is a small pullout area for parking with ...

  • Mountain Bike the Notch Trail

    The trail is shared by mountain bikers and ATV users. The Notch Trail is a 2.6 mile trail just outside of Durango, CO in the San Juan National Forest. 

    2.6 miles 731 ft gain

  • Hike Goulding Creek

    This trailhead is only about 15 miles from Durango on Highway 550. Look out for Glacier Club/Tamarron on your right, and soon after (about a mile) there is a small dirt turn-off on the opposite side of the highway. There is one other turn off on t...

    5.9 miles 2122 ft gain

  • Summer, a season not to be missed in Aspen!

    "I came for the winter, and stayed for the summer," is a phrase you'll often hear around town. The weather is one of the highlights. During the day the temperature hovers in the 70's and 80's, and by evening the mercury will drop into the 60's. Aspen is a place to explore and a place to recharge. Breathe in the crisp mountain air while you discover our wide-open spaces by footbike, or horse. Restore your mind, body and spirit as you reconnect with nature and loved ones in Aspen’s great outdoors. Join us for a summer adventure that’s anything but ordinary.

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