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EXPLORE DURANGO

adventures for every budget and interest...

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Zip-Line Adventures

Zipline high above the ponderosa pines
for a unique adventure!

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FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

for every season of the year...

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Mesa Verde National Park

& unique cultural adventures...

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Rafting and Outdoor Adventures

something for every interest and budget...

Things to do while you’re staying with us

Durango Zip Line Adventures

The Full Blast Zipline Canopy Tour offers the feeling of being on top of the world, yet is only 1 mile from downtown Durango. Massive timber towers perched high in the Ponderosa Pines and with majestic Colorado Mountain views in every direction, here, an incomparable adventure awaits.

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Mesa Verde National Park

A trip to the Southwest would not be complete without a visa to Mesa Verde, one of the last remaining Ancestral Puebloan sites in the country. Mesa Verde is always open, but opportunities vary with the seasons so be sure to plan your visit in advance.   Read more about Mesa Verde National Park.

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Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Take a ride deep into the majestic San Juan Mountains on one of the last remaining coal-powered trains in the country. Check out special events like the Cowboy Poetry Ride or the winter ride on The Polar Express to the North Pole. Read more about the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

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Rafting

The Animas River offers a wide variety of adventure for rafters of all experience levels. The Lower Animas is popular for guided tours right through town. Family friendly yet packed with excitement, thousands of people experience this trip each year. The Upper Animas offers exciting Class IV and V rapids through the gorgeous Animas Valley.

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Horseback Riding

Embrace the cowboy culture of the southwest and hop on a horse of your own for a ride deep into the majestic mountains around Durango. Whether for a short ride with a packed picnic or an overnight adventure, horseback riding is a sure way to enjoy all that Durango has to offer. Read more about horseback riding in the Durango area.

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Jeep Rentals & Tours

Pack a little adrenaline into your summer vacation and head on one of the many 4-wheel drive trails that take you from Durango or Silverton deep into the mountains. The passes are challenging, exciting and incredibly beautiful. Read more about jeep rentals and tours.

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Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort

A hub for activities year-round, DMR offers everything from awesome skiing in the winter to biking, hiking, alpine-slide riding and zip lining in the summer. Be sure to check out the special events calendar as DMR hosts a number of worthy events. Read more about Durango Mountain Resort.

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Mountain Biking

Mountain biking competes with skiing for Durango’s most popular sport, and with good reason. Endless trails in and around the Durango area offer a fun and challenging ride to any rider. Read more about mountain biking in and around Durango.

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Golfing in Durango

Enjoy a scenic game of golf, playing a challenging 18 holes along the banks of the Animas River, tucked into the beautiful Animas Valley. Hillcrest Golf Course and Dalton Ranch Golf Course and Club offers tennis, swimming and dining on site as well. Read more about Dalton Ranch.

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Fishing

Both the San Juan and the Animas rivers offer an exceptional fly-fishing experience. And whether in boat or on shore, a number of local lakes offer prime fishing as well. Get advice from locals at shops in downtown Durango, go with a guide, or wander the peaceful shores yourself for what ensure to be a perfect day—catch or no catch. Read more about fishing in Durango lakes and rivers.

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