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San Miguel River

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Address: Telluride, CO

Located below the scenic Bridal Veil Falls.

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Telluride Rafting on the San Miguel River- Full Day Rafting
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Enjoyed the fishing and views!

We spent a couple days on the river and had a blast. We used a fishing guide service, Telluride Outside. The views and fishing were fantastic!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a couple days on the river and had a blast. We used a fishing guide service, Telluride Outside. The views and fishing were fantastic!

Thank Thailandtraveler64
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Went rafting on this river with Telluride Outside. Early June, lots of water, very fast and had a blast.

Thank KarinBostontraveler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this easy trail along the river. Spent about 2 hours biking. Connects to national forest as well. Nice wide trails.

Thank Eileen M
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great flat walking trail... Good for kids and adults. River rafting in summer. Great views. Biking hiking running trail that you can go into town park or to the valley floor....

Thank carol201412345
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

The San Miguel is another great part of the Telluride area... We have hiked, fished and ridden bikes up down and all around... great spots all along the way for kids and adults to have all kinds of fun...

Thank K B
Telluride, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

The San Miguel River begins outside of Telluride. There are walkways along the river in Telluride (though watch where you step & know that people often let their dogs run on this path!!). The river meanders through The Valley Floor and on Down Valley. People fly fish in different locations on the river, seasonally, keeping the "best spots" a secret!!.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Can't recommend highly enough the rafting and fishing on the San Miguel RIver about 15 minutes outside of Telluride. The outfit we used was Mild to Wild and their guides were great, lunch was delicious and the rapids were fun. We fished with another company that was equally awesome. This river is not well known in Colorado and is a... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We found this trail while staying at Mountainside Inn. We enjoyed this easy trail that extends through and beyond the town of Telluride. There are fly fisherman to watch, rapids to enjoy and rocks to sit on and just take in all in. We took this trail daily and every day came across nice folks, different things to look at... More 

Thank Vinnie1973
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The San Miguel river runs west out of the narrow box canyon where Telluride, Colorado. is located. It originates at the beginning of the canyon where water drains out of the surrounding mountains, including two waterfalls which can be seen at the east end of the canyon. A road runs east from Telluride to the end of the canyon and... More 

Thank t515cc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

It is easy to miss this river flowing through town. It isn't very big. More like a bubbling brook. The kids loved throwing rocks and wading in the cold water. Levels were way too low for tubing while we were in town. Served as an excellent backdrop for our dinner each night in the town park!

Thank youngmomma

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