Tag: Durango

Joining the Mild to Wild Community

Upon my first interview with Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours, I could tell that this job was going to be interesting, to say the least! With 77 different trip options and the fact that I was currently in the middle of a move from Florida to my new home in Durango, Colorado, […]

Fun Facts About Durango 2

Durango offers the best of the best. Outdoor recreation, shopping, dining, and of course history! Check out some more fun facts about over favorite town: Jack Dempsey fought Andy Malloy on October 7, 1915 at the Jarvis Suites Hotel. Dempsey, born in southern Colorado, became the heavy weight boxing champion in 1919. The Iron Horse […]

First Annual Duck and Run Race!

Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Trail Tours, Inc. is excited to announce the first ever Duck and Run race on July 28th, 2012. Anticipated as the most serious duckie/foot race ever, participants start in an inflatable kayak and take on Durango’s Animas River. Upon arrival at Santa Rita Park, they run back to the […]

Fun Facts About Durango

Durango has a long and rich history, and a lot of stories to tell! Check out some of these fun facts about Durango below. The name Durango comes from the Basque word “Urango”, which means “water town”. This name is fitting for Durango, as the Animas River runs through town. The Denver & Rio Grande […]

Mild to Wild Teams with Ska Brewing

Our specialty trips get better and better each year! This year, be sure to check out the Duck and Run, an inflatable kayak and foot race! Equipment is provided or you can bring your own. And of course, what would a race in Durango be without music and beer sponsored by Ska Brewing! Speaking of […]

1/2 Day Rafting Trip with Mild to Wild

Check out this recent review from TripAdvisor! We were in Durango for a week long family reunion and some of us decided to go white water rafting. We found Mild to Wild online and made reservations back in February. We had no idea what to expect and there were 8 of us ranging from ages […]

Unforgettable day on Colorado jeep tour and train ride!

Here’s a recent review from TripAdvisor about our Trails & Rails Package! My family comes down to Durango, Colorado every year to go on a white water rafting trip but this was our first time on the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. It was the perfect day combining our ride on the train with a Colorado […]

Get Ready for Adventure in 2012

Although it seems summer has just ended, it is never to soon to plan your next adventure and river expedition. There are so many great Durango vacation ideas, you may have to come back year after year to see it all! Even then, you will find there is always something new to explore, a new […]

October Events

Check out these local events during the month of October! October 3 - 8: Fort Lewis College Homecoming Week & Family Weekend October 6 – 9: Durango Heritage Celebration – Commemorating Durango’s diverse history, focusing on the period from the town’s incorporation in 1881 – 1912. October 7: Working with the Hummingbirds - Reception from 5 […]

September Special Events

Here’s what’s going on in Durango this September! September 13, 20, 27: The Docents of the Durango Arts Center’s Featured Presentations – From 10am - 11am at the DAC. September 16 - 18: Telluride Blues & Brews Festival – A three-day celebration of live blues and microbrews, over 20 national touring bands, over 50 microbreweries […]

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