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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Drive the Million Dollar Highway!!! Beautiful scenery!! We didnt have much snow the week we visited... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Stephanie K
Camden, United States
via mobile
Beautiful southwestern Colorado drive

We drove through numerous places in the San Juan National Forest between Pagosa Springs, Durango... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Paris, Texas
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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.
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15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Drive the Million Dollar Highway!!! Beautiful scenery!! We didnt have much snow the week we visited and luckily, the road was open. Gorgeous drive from Silverton to Ouray!!

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We drove through numerous places in the San Juan National Forest between Pagosa Springs, Durango, and Ouray. This is truly beautiful scenery of mountains and forests. Everyone should drive through here and hike at least once in your life. We will be back again!

Thank jdkrup77
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Although there wasn't any snow when we visited, it was still beautiful. The Animas river runs through the forest and the scenery is just beautiful. I want to return during the summer and spend more time there.

Thank kimgreen71195
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Went out for a morning drive to look for wildlife. Got close & personal with a few deer while driving up & down the mountain (a few crossed in front of us).

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Breath-taking scenery between Durango and Silverton. There are views of the mountains, trees, water, and so much more. Gorgeous!

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 19 October 2017

What a beautiful ride in the San Juan Mountains. Our journey began in Durango, CO, with the beautiful trees along the route. The bright yellow leaves mixed with the reds and greens were just striking. The mountains faces were so unique as we climbed in...More

1  Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We have been blessed to have family in Durango and have visited many, many times and I can tell you we never get tired of the San Juan National Forest.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Breathtaking views of God's handiwork. There was so much to see and we were blessed to have had the opportunity. Not being skiers, we usually see Colorado in the fall. What an excellent experience

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Drove through and walked a bit in this lovely forest. We were there during the peak fall colors and it was amazing.

Thank LoveMahaulepu
Reviewed 7 October 2017

fantastic scenery on drive through the forest on way to rocky mountain national park. leaves were in full fall colors and was a sight to behold.

Thank kaptainkrazym
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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
1 May 2017|
Response from KELittle | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend you take the loop, there are spots near Silverton and Ouray that do not have guardrails but we always take it slow! That time of year it's possible to have wintry weather but it's not likely so watch the... More