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Animas River

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Address: Durango, CO
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Beautiful river in a great city

A beautiful river providing recreational opportunities from tubing to Whitewater rafting and kayaking running right through both wonderful mountain scenery and a friendly town... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Richard S
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Marietta, GA
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Marietta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful river providing recreational opportunities from tubing to Whitewater rafting and kayaking running right through both wonderful mountain scenery and a friendly town offering great shopping and culinary venues.

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cinti
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This river is shallow but it moves fast and has a stronge current. There is tubing and rafting on it in Durango.

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Seabrook, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw many people enjoying this river. Lots of folks were enjoying the river from fishing, rafting, tubing, swimming, looking for treasures or just sitting and watching. The water is clear and fast moving.

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North Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Animas River was a big part of our trip to Durango, CO. We went rafting on it and it was a beautiful part of the scenery during our trip aboard the Durango - Silverton Railroad trip. It has beginner level rapids all the way up to Expert level in the mountains.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the most beautiful scenery, I have seen in a long time. Followed the river from Durango to Silverton on the Narrow gauge railroad. Just beautiful. Words do not do it justice, has to be seem to be appreciated.

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Mesa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of the river was dyed orange from the natural and chemical spill. If you can overlook that in parts of the river, you will be rewarded with breathtaking scenery. Highly recommend travelling this river by the train.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked the dog for 3 or 4 days along this trail.. felt so good and very cool in shade for such hot days. Plenty of shade, picnic tables, benches etc. Awesome flowers

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Douglas, Nd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 4 grandkids rafting on the Animas River and had so much fun they begged to go again! There is something for everyone on this river, class I-III and up the river IV-V+ rapids.

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Durango, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being so close to the high desert country of New Mexico and Arizona rivers and lakes here in SW Colorado are appreciated more than they might be in other locales. The Animas flows out of the San Juan mountains north of Silverton, through Durango and into New Mexico where it eventually joins the San Juan system. Locals and tourists enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This river is pristine ! It is gorgeous to view and swim in, just stay in eddies or close to the bank. The town of Durango is well maintained and the people are very friendly.

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