Taking a rest day from skiing and boarding doesn’t mean missing out on the action. When your sore muscles are begging for a break, take advantage of the countless other activities Durango has to offer. From ice fishing and dog sledding to soaking in the hot spring and dining under the alpine sky, it’s easy to experience a dozen vacations in one.
Join Durango Trails, which plans, builds and maintains trails, educates trail users and encourages connectivity on the road.
Winter is a great time to visit Durango to avoid the crowds, especially if you plan on exploring downtown Durango.
Departing from Durango, the train leads you on a 26-mile journey through the San Juan National Forest and along the Animas River in the comfort of heated coaches. Sit back, relax and enjoy breathtaking views along untouched land deep in the canyon.
Take a Walking Tour
Stop in at the Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum to see rainbow trout, kokanee salmon and more being raised. It is the oldest state-owned fish hatchery in Colorado.