DirectionsDurango Main Office | Silverton Ghost Town Tours | Piedra River | San Miguel River | Colorado River | Durango Train Station | Dolores River | Salt River | Mesa Verde
Main Office in Durango, ColoradoOur main office is the meeting point for: Lower Animas River, Upper Animas River, La Plata Canyon Jeep Trail Tours, Full Day Jeep Trail Tours and Mesa Verde Tours.
Directions to Our Durango Office
Ghost Town Tour: Silverton Meet LocationBent Elbow Restaurant & Hotel 1114 Blair Street Silverton, CO 81433
Piedra River: Meeting Place
Take US-550 past Wal-Mart until the road turns into US-160E. (5.2 miles)
Follow US-160 E for about twenty minutes through the small town of Bayfield. (19.8 miles)
Continue on US-160 E for approximately 20 minutes.
The Piedra River Store (22391 US Highway 160 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147) will be isolated on your left after a long downhill slope. The photo above is what to look out for, doesn’t necessarily look like a store. You will have gone too far if you pass over the river (Which looks like a stream). If you see a sign for the Piedra River Resort, you have just passed it. If you see sisgns for Chimney Rock, you will have gone much too far. (Hopefully our bus will have gotten there first!) Total distance is apporximately 35 miles from the center of Durango, near mile marker 121.
You will meet us at 9:00 am in the parking lot outside the store, where you will leave you cars and hop on the bus with us.
From Pagosa Springs:
Start out heading West on San Juan St./US 160. Continue for about 20-25 minutes.
You will pass Capote Lake on your left, as well as Chimney Rock National Monument. You will pass over the Piedra River, which looks like a stream. The Piedra River Store will be the first, and only thing on your right-hand side. Look out for a white dilapidated sign.
San Miguel River: Meeting PointMeet at Caddis Flats Campground off of Jct. CO 145.
Take US-160 West towards Mancos
At the only stoplight in Mancos, take a right onto CO-184. Continue West on CO-184 for 20-30 minutes until you reach a T in the road.
At the T, take right onto CO-145 N. Continue through Dolores, Rico and over Lizard Head Pass (about an hour) until you reach a round-a-bout in the road.
Turn left, staying on CO-145 N, passing through Sawpit and Placerville.
After Placerville, you will come to a final T. Turn left (staying on CO-145) and continue 1.8 miles. Caddis Flats will be on the left, shortly after mile marker 86. It is a BLM campground and the sign is only visible after you pull into the parking lot.
From Telluride (Town of Telluride):
Head out of town on CO-145 W and continue through Sawpit and Placerville (about 20 minutes).
After Placerville, you will come to a T in the road. Turn left (staying on CO-145) and continue 1.8 miles. Caddis Flats will be on the left, shortly after mile marker 86. It is a BLM campground & the sign is only visible after you pull into the parking lot.
Colorado River: Meeting Point in Moab, Utah
Directions for our partial and 1 day tripsFor partial day trips meet at Moab Adventure Center’s office at: 225 South Main Street Moab, Utah 84532
Directions for our multi-day tripsMeet at Moab, Utah 84532 For 2 & 3 day trips we will pick you up at your place of lodging. Please make sure that the Mild to Wild office has this information, or you have arranged a meeting point.
Dolores River: Bradfield Recreation SiteDirections from Cortez, CO: travel north on US-491. After Pleasant View, turn right onto County Road Ee, turn left onto County Road 16, and then right onto County Road S. Turn left onto Bradfield Recreation Road to reach Bradfield Recreation Site. The river and boat launch will be on the right.
Durango Train Station DirectionsFor the Trails & Rails package, meet at the Durango Train Station parking lot, located at 209 West College Drive next to McDonald’s and across from Wells Fargo. The cost for daily parking is $7 per regular sized vehicle.
Directions to the Salt River Meeting PointWhen coming from the South, look for the bathrooms on your right (pictured below). You will cross the bridge and see our Mild to Wild raft sign on your left right after the bridge.
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When coming from the North, look for a dilapidated gas station on your left (pictured below). You will see our Mild to Wild raft sign shortly after on your right.
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