Durango Jeep Tour – Discover the La Plata Mountains
On our Durango Jeep Tour, you’ll discover the spectacular beauty of La Plata Canyon 20 minutes West of Durango. Several small waterfalls and cascading rivers follow this rugged jeep trail in the springtime along with lots of wildlife such as marmots, mule deer, elk herds, juncos, kingfishers, turkey vultures, red-tailed hawks and bald eagles. On our guided jeep tours in spring and summer, you’ll see numerous wildflowers, high-alpine meadows, and avalanche gullies. Following the La Plata River (meaning “Silver” in Spanish) to La Plata City, an old mining town established in 1875, to discover the remnants of old mining claims.
For less chances of rain and fresh mountain air, check out our Morning Durango Jeep Tour here.
For more chances to see wildlife, check out our Afternoon Tour here.