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San Juan National Forest

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Address: 15 Burnett Court, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: 970 247 4874
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Wilderness area consisting of forested mountains, 14,000-foot peaks...
Wilderness area consisting of forested mountains, 14,000-foot peaks, scenic roads, geological formations, prehistoric communities and a narrow-gauge railroad.
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Can't beat Mother Nature!!! It was beautiful. The highway was good ( be prepared for lots of curves), the trails and FS roads were well maintained and clean. There are lakes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Prescott, Arizona
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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Can't beat Mother Nature!!! It was beautiful. The highway was good ( be prepared for lots of curves), the trails and FS roads were well maintained and clean. There are lakes and waterfalls for all levels of hiking, from easy to difficult, some with easy access with a vehicle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great roads for motorcycles. Roads are in excellent condition with some experiences for novice and advanced riders. Area is beautiful, take your time to view this areas beauty.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful jeep adventure. Lots of camp sites. Some RV space. Dry camping. The road is 4 wheel after a couple of miles. Beautiful nature trip. Views are breathtaking!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

FIRST, When I visit this area, I usually stay in Montrose (to the north), because Durango is so expensive. If you do stay in Montrose, you can easily drive to the Dallas Divide (between Ridgeway and Placerville) to take photos of Mt. Sneffels as the sun is rising. You can't do that from Durango. SECOND, the road from Durango to... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Loved the beauty of the San Juan National forest. Stop on molas pass for great panoramic views of the valley and silverton.

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Sachse, Texas, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is definitely Gods country! The sites are so amazing and you will never want to leave! Every aspect of this place is breathtaking and peaceful! You need to stop and take ion this magical wonder of the world!

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Henry, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Great drive from Durango to Silverton. So much to see and the mountains are beautiful. The weather was perfect and we spent the day in Silverton. On our way to Ouray next. Highly recommend

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What beautiful views. Texas could learn a thing or two from Colorado about forest preservation. A great place for families, picnics, dog walking, etc. I would go back every day, if I could.

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San antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful, pristine, a hundred things to do, or just sit and soak it all in! We love to hike the many trails, especially Spud Lake and Engineer Mountain. Anywhere around the Animas River is wonderful!

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Mebane, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Been Elk hunting here 4 or 5 times and such a beautiful place. Many trails to ride but look out for the bikers coming down the trail if you are on horseback.

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Address: 15 Burnett Court, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: 970 247 4874
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango

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