Bar D Chuckwagon

Bar D Chuckwagon

Enjoy a real western evening, delicious check wagon supper and a great western show with the guys at the Bar D. Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Ticket booth opens at 5:30; tables are assigned from stage back as you purchase your ticket. Parties of 14 or more are pre-assigned. Dinner is at 7:30 p.m. SHARP! Reservations are required.
Phone: (970) 247-5753
Durango Mountain Resort in Summertime

Durango Mountain Resort in Summertime

The ski area jams in the summer as well. There is plenty to do all day long from the alpine slide, zip line, trampolines, chairlift rides, mountain bike and digger rentals, nature hikes and children's day camp. Day passes are available or just do whatever activity attracts you the most.
Location: One mile north of the Lodge
Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

North of Durango, the Durango Ski area has the Purgatory Nordic Center with 16km of groomed cross-country ski trails. Durango Mountain Resort is located 25 miles north of Durango on HWY 550. The Nordic ski center is across the road from the ski area.
Phone: (970) 247-9000
Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding

Drive your own sled or ride along. See the mountains as very few have ever seen them on picturesque mountain trails. Your warmth and safety are of the utmost importance to us. Hot drinks, fresh snacks and a camaraderie between human and canine are just some of the highlights. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime.
Phone: (970) 259-0964
Durango Recreation Center

Durango Recreation Center

The Durango Community Recreation Center features an Olympic sized pool, racquetball and basketball courts, weight training, climbing wall, exercise equipment and much more. The Recreation Center provides a large pool exclusively for kids, as well as a summertime splash area outside.
Phone: (970) 375-7300
Gold Mine Tour

Gold Mine Tour

The Old Hundred mine is located minutes away from the historic town of Silverton, which is just 23 miles north of the Silverpick Lodge on the San Juan Skyway. The one hour guided mine tour takes you 1/3 of a mile inside Galena Mountain, where you follow a gold vein, and learn how mining was done at the turn of the century. The Mine features a gold panning area that is free with the purchase of a tour, a drink and snack area and a gift shop full of souvenirs, books and postcards.
Phone: (970) 247-5753
Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Rapp Corral offers trips for all riding abilities for an hour or all afternoon. They are located at the entrance to Haviland Lake and offer beautiful afternoon mountain rides or full 3-5 day pack trips. Reservations are required.
Phone: (970) 247-8454
Hot Springs

Hot Springs

Trimble Hot Springs has an Olympic sized swimming pool that is maintained at 86 degrees Fahrenheit, and is equipped with a shallow area for kids. In addition it has an adult area with two soaking pools heated to higher temperatures. Trimble is located 7 miles north of Durango off HWY 550 on C.R. 203. Their expanded spa is now open with massage and treatment rooms and a private outdoor therapy pool exclusively for spa guests.
Phone: (970) 247-0111
Ice Climbing

Ice Climbing

Southwest Adventure guides ice courses are taught just north of Silverpick at Cascade Canyon. You will begin climbing on the first day of our courses. Our expert guides will focus the instruction on the latest skills and techniques used to safely, efficiently and competently climb waterfall ice.
Phone: 800-642-5389
Ice Skating

Ice Skating

Durango maintains an indoor rink at Chapman Hill on 949 E 2nd Ave. Public skating costs $5 for adults and $4 for children. Skate rental is $3. Hours vary so be sure to call ahead.
Phone: (970) 375-7395
Indian Ruins

Indian Ruins

The Ute Mountain Tribal Park offers Native American guides who will take you on a tour of pictographs, petroglyphs, artifacts, dwellings and geological land formations. The half-day tour visits Ancestral Pueblo petroglyphs, scenic lands, Ute pictograph panels, geological land formations and surface sites. All sites on the half day tour are within a short walking distance of the gravel road.
Phone: 800-847-5485
Jeep Tours

Jeep Tours

Outlaw Tours offers jeep tours through the high country above Durango and Silverton and to the remnants of Ghost Towns on the rugged four wheel drive roads used by the first settlers. Half day and full day trips.
Toll Free: 877-259-1800
National Park

National Park

Mesa Verde contains exquisite ruins of the Anasazi pueblo inhabitants that lived in the area between A.D. 600 and 1300.. The easiest way to see Mesa Verde is to drive all the way back to the museum, tour the museum then take the short hike down to Spruce Tree House Ruin. If you plan on visiting any of the larger cliff dwellings, you must purchase a ticket for the ranger-guided tour. Tour space is limited and tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Other sites in the park are available on a self-guided basis.
Phone: ( 877) 264-4884
River Rafting

River Rafting

Outlaw Outfitters offers hour, half day and day trips on the Animas River in downtown Durango. Can't be beat on a hot summers day.
Phone: (877) 259-1800
Snow Cat Skiing

Snow Cat Skiing

With 35,000 acres of breathtaking terrain in the heart of the West San Juan Mountains, the San Juan Ski Company is Colorados largest cat skiing operation. Escorted by our experienced guides, guests will find untracked bowls, chutes, ridges, glades and treed slopes in an area that receives between 20 and 30 feet of snow each season. Terrain elevations range from 8,800 at Durango Mountain Resorts base to 12,500 feet at the summit of Greyrock Peak.
Phone: 800-208-1780
Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

Ice Pirates Adventure Tours are out of this World! Starting out at over 10,000 ft above sea level and continuing up to heights over 13,000 ft, they will show you the true meanings of high-alpine mountain adventure! Flying over snow far above tree line is like nothing else! They provide helmets- warm skiwear is appropriate, snowmobile suits and boots available to rent upon request. To operate a snowmobile by yourself, you must be 16 years of age.
Phone: (970) 247-3706
Train

Train

The Durango and Silverton Narrow Guage Train is a "trip back in time" to the Victorian Era when Durango and Silverton were first built and Durango's #1 tourist attraction. There are several seating options but we reccomend that you ask for the "Rockwood pick up" Call us for details.
Phone: 888-TRAIN-7