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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Breath-taking

This is such a beautiful area. Be sure to take a drive north from Durango on highway 550 to at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cindy N
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Stoughton, Wisconsin, United States
Hiking bliss

Spent 6 days in the backcountry. Was one of the best experiences of my life. The landscapes were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ozzieamy
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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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%
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15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
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1 - 10 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is such a beautiful area. Be sure to take a drive north from Durango on highway 550 to at least Silverton. Even better, drive to Ouray. They don't call 550 the Million Dollar Highway for nothing!

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent 6 days in the backcountry. Was one of the best experiences of my life. The landscapes were outstanding. Trails were well kept and I remain in awe of its beauty. Would highly recommend exploring this area. The lakes on a sunny day have the...More

2  Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The San Juan Nation Forest was a great place to drive through. We were able to enjoy the time driving through the area and loved the scenery.

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take some time and drive into the forest, or book a trip that takes you in. The area is just lovely with lots of scrub oak and aspen trees.

Thank omahonn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very nice park to drive through! It offers beautiful views. Nice places to pull over and see the

Thank jlhall2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove the highway from Durango to Sliverton and then on to Ouray - what a drive! The views are amazing. The San Juan National Forest is beautiful. Some white-knuckle driving for sure (being a Florida flat-lander) but well worth it. There are some amazing...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always a great trip to ride the loop. See all of the cities along the way, Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Telluride, Cortez, Mancos!

Thank Cyndi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drive from Ouray to Durango on Route 550 aka The Million Dollar Highway through theses mountains and loved every minute. There are plenty of pull over spots and we took advantage of each one to take photos and listen to the sounds of trickling...More

1  Thank ntalbot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to see this place is on a Motorcycle because you not only get the sights You also get all the smells of the woods Trees and Plants Riding thru here Made me fall in Love with Colorado Early mornings are a bit chilly...More

2  Thank MissouriUSAButterfly
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Go hike or fish, it is a pristine quite soul refurbishing repite! Even as the chill of winter heads in, it is a beautiful place to enjoy.

Thank Susan D
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mrsmisti
1 May 2017|
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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
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Sandy L
2 February 2017|
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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
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Becky S
17 January 2017|
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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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