Durango, Colorado

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Durango, Colorado, USA

Recreation in Durango, Colorado

Lakes & Marinas

  • Vallecito Lake
    Situated within the San Juan National Forest in a secluded mountain valley 8,000 feet above sea level, less than 24 miles from Durango; Vallecito Lake is "one of the... more info

Recreation Areas

  • Durango Community Recreation Center 970-375-7300
    2700 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
    Patrons of the 71,557 square foot Durango Community Recreation Center can enjoy a game of basketball, walk on the indoor track, an aerobics class, a swim in the lap... more info  map


  • Hole in the Wall Stables 970-382-6638
    13882 County Road 250, Durango, CO 81301
    One to two-hour scenic trail rides through the National Forest and over private land are offered through this stable with breakfast and supper rides available. The... more info  map

  • Rapp Corral 970-247-8454
    51 Haviland Lake Road, Durango, CO 81301
    San Juan National Forest
    Horse back riding, sleigh rides, and carriage services . more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • San Juan Mountain Guides
    1111 Camino del Rio, Durango, CO 81301
    12th Street & Camino del Rio
    This outfitter provides a variety of adventures including biking, camping, climbing, and hiking with downhill and traditional tours available. Equipment rentals are... more info

Outfitters & Guides

Rafting & Canoeing

  • Flexible Flyers Rafting 970-247-4628
    2344 County Road 225, Durango, CO 81301
    Flexible Flyers Rafting offers one to two-hour rapid thrill river trips on the lower Animas River.  more info  map

  • Mountain Waters Rafting 970-259-4191
    643 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81302-2681
    Mountain Waters Rafting offers nine trips daily to fit all schedules and budgets. Class I, II, III, IV, and V trips are available. more info  map


  • Chapman Hill 970-375-7395
    500 Florida Road, Durango, CO 81301
    Florida Road & Riverview Drive
    A refrigerated ice skating rink is open at this venue from November to March that offers seasonal roller skating and hockey. Ice skate rentals are available. During the... more info  map

Snow Sports

  • Durango Mountain Resort 970-247-9000
    #1 Skier Place, Durango, CO 81301
    Perfect for families and groups, experts, intermediates and beginners, Durango Mountain Resort on Purgatory Mountain in the Rocky Mountains offers perfect terrain for... more info  map


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