Area Activities 2018-02-21T08:17:59+00:00

Activities for all Interests

Rent bikes in Downtown Durango

Rent bikes in Downtown Durango

Fish the lovely Animas River

Fish the lovely Animas River

Golf several public courses in Durango

Golf several public courses in Durango

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Durango’s Activities

Durango offers a wide range of exciting activities. Visit the Durango Area Tourism Office website for more information.

Shopping & Dining

Award winning restaurants, relaxed brewpubs, unique shops and galleries – Durango has them all, along with friendly old-west ambiance. Durango’s Victorian era downtown is a Nationally Registered Historic District. Stroll its streets, and you will know what makes Durango so special.

Hot Springs

A few miles north of Alpen Rose RV Park is Trimble Hot Springs, featuring two naturally heated mineral pools, a 50-meter outdoor swimming pool and spa services. More info…

River Rafting

The Animas River offers white water excitement for the entire family. The nearby Dolores and Piedra Rivers will challenge experienced boaters.

Hiking

Alpine meadows, tumbling rivers, red rock cliffs, 14,000-foot peaks – they are all part of the Durango experience. Many miles of trails can be accessed right from town. The nearby Weminuche Wilderness, three quarters of the size of Rhode Island, is Colorado’s largest wilderness area.

Horseback Riding

Numerous outfitters can help you explore our stunning alpine scenery on horseback. Ask at the office for recommendations.

Fishing

The Animas River provides year-round fishing for trout anglers of all ages. Nearby rivers and creeks offer fly-fishing at its best, along with exquisite mountain scenery.

Mountain Biking

With hundreds of miles of single track, Durango is a mountain bike Mecca. Gentle meadows or screaming downhills, take your pick.

Bicycling

The Animas River Trail winds through Durango, following the cascading river. Several roads leading north through the Animas River Valley are great for longer rides.

Golf

Durango has several outstanding public golf courses, set atop its scenic mesas or below towering red cliffs. You’ll want to bring your camera.