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San Miguel River

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Telluride Rafting on the San Miguel River: Full-Day Rafting
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Located below the scenic Bridal Veil Falls.
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“town park” (4 reviews)
Telluride, CO
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Scenic vistas, manageable river for family trip - not too rigorous but felt like you were doing some work paddling. Beautiful.

Thank C T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The San Miguel River Trail is an easy walk or bike ride along the river. It runs parallel to the streets of Telluride. It is easy to get to from anywhere in the town. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Carol J
Reviewed March 5, 2017

There are rivers, and there are RIVERS. The San Miguel is a powerful force that deserves respect, yet is lovely and constantly changing. In winter she is full of ice and sparklingly lethal water. In spring she roars with snowmelt for the valleys below, and...More

1  Thank JoJoBoHo5656
Reviewed February 15, 2017

While our family (my wife and 3 teenage boys) didn't know what to expect other than swift moving water and lots of it, the afternoon turned out perfectly. The San Miguel is picturesque, yet depending on the time of the year and related snow melt,...More

1  Thank Ducklivers
Reviewed February 1, 2017

One of only a few freestone rivers in Colorado that isn't damned. The river gets stocked regularly and holds some lunkers in secret spots!

Thank Paul Z
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Walking through Telluride? Try walking along the river on the city pathway. It's great for people, dogs, bikes? Any combo. And the river views are contstantly enjoyable. Makes you feel closer to nature, while on the way to work, or a meeting or shopping- anything....More

Thank LOU879
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Beautiful small mountain river that flows from the box canyon in the east, through town park, along the southern edge of Telluride, then down into the valley as it continues west. Bordered by the Idarado Trail and River Trail which are both easy walking and...More

Thank REB1815
Reviewed July 21, 2016

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
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
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
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