Durango holds a myriad of outdoor activities. From a leisurely, scenic hike through the forest, to extreme sports that would satisfy the most dedicated adrenaline junkie.
Durango is undeniably home to some of the world’s best outdoor adventures, activities and fun. An outdoor playground—Durango is surrounded by nearly 2,000 miles of hiking and biking trails and millions of acres of public land. The Animas River runs through town offering class 1 – 3 whitewater adventure and Gold Medal fishing waters. With so much to offer, Durango is often referred to as “the Mecca of outdoor recreation”
Durango area ski resorts boast an average of 260 inches of snowfall and more than 300 days of sunshine every year. Rugged snow-capped peaks and groomed runs make for a perfect ski or snowboard vacation, and hundreds of miles of trails and backcountry roads are ideal for snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and other winter pursuits.