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4-Hour Rafting Trip Down the Animas River
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

We followed this river on the trail from Durango to Silverton..winding through the country side and around the mountains...it is really beautiful with the aspens in full color

Thank sandyyrk
Reviewed October 11, 2015

EPA spill happened only two weeks before we got there. It was pretty much cleared up although you could see remaining orangey yellow around some of the rocks and the shoreline. They had returned to business as usual for float trips. and I did see...More

1  Thank mangomike2
Reviewed October 7, 2015

We followed the Animas River as we rode the Durango-Silverton Short Gauge train. It meandered for miles and miles, replete with a milky turquoise color for most of the trip. It was clear and times, then it would become milky. But the turquoise color was...More

Thank EastCoastLaney
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Be sure to walk the River Trail, all or in part along the river which is a fast running mountain stream, rated for fishing as Gold Medal Waters...there are parks along the trail too for picnics, benches to just sit and relax and some interesting...More

Thank KatherineAR
Reviewed September 29, 2015

We rafted the lower river after the spill that caused the river to turn yellow, but everything is back to normal. We wanted to raft for a full day but we were informed that the river is too low so it turned out to be...More

Thank Ralph D
Reviewed September 21, 2015

We were able to view the Animas while riding the train to Silverton. An awesome River, appeared to be great whitewater for rafting trips. We saw it several days after the EPA disaster. The yellow-orange had cleared up but now for the aftermath. How many...More

Thank Maryferg
Reviewed September 15, 2015

lovely river, enjoyed walking along the river walk. actually took some very lovely pictures. I would travel to Durango again.

Thank KellyB6890
Reviewed September 12, 2015

One of the best ways to see the river is on the Durango to Silverton train. The ride follows and crosses the river for miles as it carves its way with rapids and channels through the steep canyon and open valley.

2  Thank Knox10SC
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Absolutely stunning views all along river, especially up by Silverton. We took the train, but we saw hikers & skyline ride, along w/deer, moose, bear, mountain goats, etc.... Nice trail for walking & biking more in town Durango.

1  Thank bunninut11
Reviewed September 10, 2015

This river offers lots actives from rafting , fishing , bird and wildlife viewing . The Animas River Trail is good way to see the river right in the town of Durango .

Thank BlueMoonhat
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Wondering about rafting. I do not want a lot of dangerous rapids. It mentions Class V rapids and I am not looking to do that. please advise. Thanks.
June 12, 2017|
Response from CristianS954 | Reviewed this property |
You will be fine, I live 2 blocks away from the Animas and I don't look like a V