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Animas River

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Address: Durango, CO
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$56.00*
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4-Hour Rafting Trip Down the Animas River
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$39.00*
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Durango 2-Hour Rafting Trip
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$246.00*
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A leisurely stroll along the swift water

Walking, jogging, biking, dog walking, impromptu guitar concert, watching the fly fisher or the fish, a walk along the Animas River through downtown or out to the dog park, you'll... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hugh M
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking, jogging, biking, dog walking, impromptu guitar concert, watching the fly fisher or the fish, a walk along the Animas River through downtown or out to the dog park, you'll have a great time. The trail is about 7 miles total and offers access to local business, a refreshment stop or Serious Texas BBQ. Newly refreshed a year or so... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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206 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This river is just 3 blocks awayf from home , nice in the winter nice in the summer , good to do trouh fishing ,

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Lander, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Then Animas River is an amazing place where TRUE Beauty and adventure can be found. If you are going to visit, Mild To Wild is the company to enhance your trip!

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Spring Branch, Texas
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2016

It winds through the canyon from Silverton to Durango and then through the town of Durango. It is clear with many twists and turns so that there is always a surprise around each corner. You can travel it by kayak or white water raft. It is peaceful in some parts and quite turbulent in others. There are a number of... More 

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south
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I personally have not taken a kayak ride down the Animas River but while hiking along it I have watched people float along the river. Have also seen rubber rafts taking visitors down the river. It seems to be a popular water sports area. It is a beautiful river that is always clear and clean when we have visited. I... More 

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Thank gotravel09south
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33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

This river ran right outside of our hotel (The Double Tree in Durango Co.) The areas surrounding the River and the River itself are breathtaking. Walk along the river and picnic on the banks and take in the piney scent and fresh air that is Colorado!

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Thank Renee H
Texas
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Animas River my not have the widest and most dangerous white water rafting, but it is perfect for most of the family. When floating take in all of the natural beauty and listen as nature sings her sweet song to you.

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Thank Danny E
Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Took the train along the river to our Soaring Zip Line adventure. What a beautiful ride. The river is gorgeous! America at it's best!

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Thank starscomeout7
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

You get a great view from the Durango to Silverton RR. I would recommend the right side of the train going to Silverton.

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Beaumont, Texas
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

We took the train from Silverton to Durango and loved how the train follows the Animus River, so we were able to see many parts of it and it is so beautiful. We also enjoyed the view from Seriously Texas Bar-b-Q as you can sit outside with a view of the Animus River. Very nice!

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