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Ranked #1 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails; Tours
Owner description: Discover the magic of river rafting, guided jeep tours and Mesa Verde tours with Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours in... more » Owner description: Discover the magic of river rafting, guided jeep tours and Mesa Verde tours with Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours in Southwest Colorado. We offer 77 trip options for ages 4 to 84. Options include whitewater rafting adventures on rafts or inflatable kayaks, beginner stand-up paddle boarding instruction, jeep trail tours, Mesa Verde Tours and packages with a one-way ride on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train. Explore. Escape. Experience. And Always, Live with Adventure! Contact us today to plan your adventure! « less
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Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Forests; National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Wilderness area consisting of forested mountains, 14,000-foot peaks, scenic roads, geological formations, prehistoric... more » Owner description: Wilderness area consisting of forested mountains, 14,000-foot peaks, scenic roads, geological formations, prehistoric communities and a narrow-gauge railroad. « less
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Scenic Railroads; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Hop aboard a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that travels along the same railroad tracks that miners, cowboys and the... more » Owner description: Hop aboard a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that travels along the same railroad tracks that miners, cowboys and the early settlers of the Old West used over a hundred years ago. The route winds in and out of canyons and past open wilderness affording great views. The price of a ticket also includes admission to the D&SNGRR Museum and the Silverton Freight Yard Museum. « less
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Ranked #4 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks

The 126 mile long Animas River is a free flowing river that offers fly fishing, rafting, kayaking, nature viewing and a relaxing place to spend time. The Animas begins as a small... more »

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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Educational Sites; Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Many of the original buildings constructed and used by the area's pioneers can be found in this interesting and charming... more » Owner description: Many of the original buildings constructed and used by the area's pioneers can be found in this interesting and charming section of town that includes the grand Strater Hotel, built in 1887 and still in operation today. « less
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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails
Owner description: Spanning some 500 miles from Denver to Durango, this path crosses many different elevations and environments, including eight... more » Owner description: Spanning some 500 miles from Denver to Durango, this path crosses many different elevations and environments, including eight mountain ranges, seven national forests, six wilderness areas and five river systems, making it one of the most fascinating and scenic trails in the state. « less
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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #13 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is a family-friendly, four-season resort offering a variety of activities for all ages.... more » Owner description: Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is a family-friendly, four-season resort offering a variety of activities for all ages. In the winter, enjoy alpine skiing and snowboarding, snow shoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Nordic skiing, snowmobiling and more. Summer and fall offers hiking, mountain biking, Alpine Slide rides, zipline, scenic chairlift, disc golf, bungee trampolines, climbing walls, miniature golf and more. « less
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Ranked #14 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #15 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails; Trails
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Ranked #16 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails
Owner description: Located in the San Juan National Forest, this eight-mile trail leads to the top of a mesa where you can get a fabulous view... more » Owner description: Located in the San Juan National Forest, this eight-mile trail leads to the top of a mesa where you can get a fabulous view of the area. Separate trails for hikers/horseback riders and mountain bikers are marked with different colors. « less
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Ranked #17 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Other
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Ranked #18 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Ranked #19 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Spas
Owner description: The only geothermal waters, day spa, and lodging resort in Durango, Colorado, Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs is open to... more » Owner description: The only geothermal waters, day spa, and lodging resort in Durango, Colorado, Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs is open to the public year-round. Our mineral-rich hot pools are relaxing and therapeutic. Sooth sore muscles and detox in our saunas. Swim laps in the largest outdoor, heated Olympic-sized pool year round. Get the kinks out with massage and body treatment...Great for relaxation and therapeutic rehab. « less
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Ranked #21 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Ski area may be small in size but it offers plenty of challenge for skiers of all ability levels.
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Ranked #22 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Other food and wine
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Ranked #23 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 26 attractions in Durango
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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