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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Quick drive through the forest

Went out for a morning drive to look for wildlife. Got close & personal with a few deer while... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim D
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Dallas, Texas
Breath-Taking Views

Breath-taking scenery between Durango and Silverton. There are views of the mountains, trees... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
AAHolt
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United States
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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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15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 9 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
Reviewed 30 September 2017

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 27 September 2017 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 25 September 2017 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

1  Thank egrlbk
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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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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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