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Address: Durango, CO
Activities: Fishing, White-water rafting

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The river is amazing whether you are just standing at the side, tubing, rafting, kayaking or paddle boarding. You will see it all on the Animas! Some days we would just go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Norman, Oklahoma
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The river is amazing whether you are just standing at the side, tubing, rafting, kayaking or paddle boarding. You will see it all on the Animas! Some days we would just go down to a pull out and sit and watch the water and the people enjoying the water. Other days we would kayak down, enjoying the smooth slower water... 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

We Enjoyed walking the Animas River trail. 2 days. From downtown north is a great walk. Saw Deer both days including a mother and her fawn crossing the river. Great experience! Highly reccomend

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Nederland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A very long River. Great for White River rafting. The story behind the name of the river is interesting.

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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

The river is awesome.i recommend it the mountains that surround it are beautiful and the water is so crisp and clean. Great for rafting

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Texas
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There were tons of whitewater rafters, kayakers, and many disgruntled fisherman! The river was up so high that fishing was impossible. We were told the river "blew up" because of the rain and that fishing was impossible, but there were plenty of people rafting!

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Carbondale, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a beautiful shaded walk along the river through town. It's part of a trail system and runs for miles. It is also a bike path, and if you are walking, please keep to the right. I was surprised numerous times by bikers, none of which warned me with "on your left" as I'm accustomed to hearing where I... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Teenagers were off doing their thing for the day. We walked the Animas River walk from the Holiday Inn. Sat on large boulders and watched rafters, local kids on boogie boards, and kayakers played in the Animas. One year we stayed at what is now the DoubleTree and opened our balcony door and listened to the river all night.

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Turku, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a superb time in Animas River brewery, the customer service was efficient, kind and laid back, and the burgers we're super! The beers are also great, I got a tasting all the different kinds when I had a hard time deciding what to have. Thumbs up!

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Absolutely beautiful! So clear and just breath taking. Love this area! Can not get enough of the Durango area!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Beautiful river with extensive walking trails when you can walk off dinner or watch rafters (and bikers - keep to your right!:-)) during daylight hours. We walked downtown section and Nick walked section more remote to the north, by hotel. Both great.

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Address: Durango, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango

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