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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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San Juan Mountains!

What a beautiful ride in the San Juan Mountains. Our journey began in Durango, CO, with the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
God's Country

We have been blessed to have family in Durango and have visited many, many times and I can tell you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane W
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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
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15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This National Forest is huge, well kept and absolutely breath taking in most points. Thank fully , it is being cared for in an excellent fashion for more people to enjoy, hike or do other activities.

Thank highstone351
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked hope lake near trout creek and the Elbert creek trail. Beautiful color! Smelling the pines and watching the aspens shutter in the breeze was awesome. The hope lake hike was in snow!

Thank Nyoung486
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Daughter and I hiked from the trailhead in Durango. Bathroom facilities and parking available here. What a beautiful hike along a mountain stream with the Silver Peak mountain in the background. Altitude in Durango is 6800 feet. Wear your light hiking shoes since the trail...More

Thank egrlbk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning mountain and valley views, Saw some wildlife deer, beaver and mountain goats. Saw a couple of old mining sites.

Thank Dustin F
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had a lovely afternoon at this National Forest. There are so many beautiful Alpine trees. Lovely walks. We took lots of photos.

Thank Sue L
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Questions & Answers
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
Sandy L
2 February 2017|
Response from wjmay | Reviewed this property |
The roads are wide enough for transfer trucks to travel. some have sharp curves but very manageable. you gradually climb and descend
Becky S
17 January 2017|
Response from Poodle2014 | Reviewed this property |
Don't recall either one. We were staying in condo north of Durango. There were people camping there.

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