Other Fun Durango Activities

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Other Popular Durango Activities

The natural playground of Durango and its rich history make it a quintessential Colorado vacation destination and an outdoor enthusiast’s dream! With over 300 days of clear blue sky, Durango offers visitors unlimited adventure. 

In addition to enjoying sunny days, clear blue skies, historic downtown Durango with its art galleries, fun shops and varied cuisine, the San Juan National forest,  and the friendliness of the locals below are some of our favorite activities in Durango, Colorado.  Let us help you enjoy the the area!


Stand Up Paddle Boarding:

Don’t miss out on the newest craze that has taken the paddling community by storm: Stand Up Paddle Boarding! This sport is relaxing, exhilarating, easy, challenging and FUN all at the same time! Learn the basics with Mild to Wild during a beginner instructional class.

Zip Lining:

Zip through the largest wilderness area in Colorado on the longest zip line canopy tour course in the world. With 34 platforms, 27 spans ranging from 56 to 1,400 feet and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad as our transport to and from the course, this adventure is once in a life time. Soaring® lasts for an exhilarating 5.5 hours while you soar over a mile and a half of zipline spans. Relax with a four-course gourmet lunch in the trees. Eco Ranger specialists are in the trees and on the course to educate about the unique old-growth forest and its inhabitants. Ages 5-91 truly enjoy this family-friendly zipline adventure with Soaring Tree Top Adventures.

Rock Climbing:

Experience a full day of Colorado fun by combining a half day of rock climbing at X-Rock with San Juan Adventure Guides in the morning and an afternoon of rafting the Lower Animas River with Mild to Wild.

Durango & Silverton Train:

Take a step back in time on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad! In operation for over a century, the train is the most unique way to take in the spectacular views offered by the San Juan Mountains and the Animas River. Choose between the open-air gondola or the enclosed vintage coach, then, climb aboard and relax while you watch the mountain peaks and river-cut canyons pass alongside the train. Round trip or one way options available.

Mesa Verde National Park:

Explore the ancient cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park! A guided tour is the best way to get the most out of the park. An interpretive guide leads the expedition into the cliff dwellings, and tells the story and history of the native Puebloans.

Durango Mountain Resort:

Discover fun at Durango Mountain Resort with the Total Adventure Ticket. This great value gives you one ride on two of the following: Water Runners, Sky-Hike Adventure Ropes Course, the exhilarating Bungee Tramp, the rough & tough Mechanical Bull, or the Climbing Wall. Additionally, unlimited access to the Alpine Slide, Scenic Chair Lift, Mountain Bike Uplift and Miniature Golf. Great value for a half day of fun in the mountains!