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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Love Trains

This ride is VERY long! I like trips that are about 1-2 hours. It is a beautiful journey up, but I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dmk0003
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Birmingham, Alabama
Wow

So much to see. Awesome mountain settings with beautiful forests and cool water. Take a hike or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rich65k
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Wilderness area consisting of forested mountains, 14,000-foot peaks, scenic roads, geological formations, prehistoric communities and a narrow-gauge railroad.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (13 reviews)
“hiking trails” (11 reviews)
“beautiful area” (15 reviews)
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15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
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"beautiful drive"
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"hiking trails"
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"beautiful area"
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"great hiking"
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"vallecito lake"
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"the million dollar highway"
in 16 reviews
"pagosa springs"
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"take your time"
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"natural beauty"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
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"fall colors"
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"take photos"
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"the durango silverton train"
in 5 reviews
"animas river"
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"hike"
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"lakes"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ride is VERY long! I like trips that are about 1-2 hours. It is a beautiful journey up, but I could not ride the train both ways. I recommend the bus coming back.

Thank dmk0003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see. Awesome mountain settings with beautiful forests and cool water. Take a hike or just ride through.

Thank rich65k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Forrest was beautiful, green and the water was cool and fresh. Colorado at this time of year is beautiful.

Thank AZBigdog
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The San Juan National Forest is something you can experience on any level. There are hikes for those who enjoy that and there are also Jeep trails that will take you well into the forest and away from the more heavily traveled roads. We decided...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the drive while see the mountains that stand 14,000 feet with snow on them. Hike trails are nice with the waterfalls.

Thank cathymill3865
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The country is beautiful and the people are real friendly. You must have your camera to capture all the wonderful sites. You can drive if you are not a hike. All the little mining towns are still very interesting. You need time to see all...More

Thank trouble680
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This area begins just North of Durango and includes an amazing amount of sublime natural beauty. There are great drives, camping areas, and the Durango-Silverton Railroad winds through it. If you have enjoyed scenic mountain drives in SW Colorado, like the Million Dollar Highway you...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful, peaceful, relaxing, friendly and all around fabulous... Great a place to get away from and all. Durango is a great place to go and explore and the town is dog friendly. That is icing on the cake.

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I was in Durango for work and drive up through the forest. It's a great drive and I even saw a ram licking salt in the center of the road. The roads are well maintained so it's not that hard of a mountain drive.

Thank LostALot22
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Our drive through the forest from Durango to Ouray was wonderful. The scenery is amazing. We saw a number of interesting animals on the way.

Thank UlverstonJanet
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Jtorrens01
30 October 2017|
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Response from MissouriUSAButterfly | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Yes you sure can We did not find out soon enough Wish we would have known You can take tbe train andraft half way they even issue wet suits We are planning on going back so we can do all we did not get to do Have Fun
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