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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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Very Sceinic

Stunning mountain and valley views, Saw some wildlife deer, beaver and mountain goats. Saw a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dustin F
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Box Elder, South Dakota
Beautiful Forest with gorgeous Alpine trees

We had a lovely afternoon at this National Forest. There are so many beautiful Alpine trees. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue L
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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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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning mountain and valley views, Saw some wildlife deer, beaver and mountain goats. Saw a couple of old mining sites.

Thank Dustin F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely afternoon at this National Forest. There are so many beautiful Alpine trees. Lovely walks. We took lots of photos.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best scenery and roadways ever. The mountains, vegetation, and wildlife make you glad to be an American living here.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first return to Colorado as an adult- we loved every minute. We were surprised how close many attractions are, you don't have to go far to see a lot.

Thank D D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and always felt safe. Camped for 4 days and 3 nights at the camp site where we took our son years ago. He took the opportunity to propose to his girlfriend on this trip. Very fond memories.

Thank tommyhJ8415SK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove through the San Juan National forest during our tour of Colorado. Loved the views of mountains, canyons, and flowing rivers/streams (living in Tucson I seldom see water flowing in our streams/rivers). Very relaxing drive.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with the family hiking, looking at different mountain passes( Coal pass) and other. Several different locations had hot springs. Nice trails for hiking that were not too strenuous, but easy to see waterfalls, lakes etc. Great get away location

Thank PG1969March
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to drive from Durango to Ouray so my son and husband could take pictures along the way. We were in constant awe of the beauty of that drive. We hiked the Box Canyon trail. That was very impressive. We took the higher trail...More

Thank on-th-go-mama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are photo shoots from every twist and turn in the road! We saw it from the Train from Durango to Silverton and also traveling down the highway! Stunning stunning views! My most favorite part of the trip! Breathtaking!

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views we had of the forest and the mountains were absolutely stunning. Many photo ops and with the Aspens with fall leaf colors made it even better.

Thank dhns2014
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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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Sandy L
1 February 2017|
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Response from wjmay | Reviewed this property |
The roads are wide enough for transfer trucks to travel. some have sharp curves but very manageable. you gradually climb and descend
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Becky S
17 January 2017|
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Response from Poodle2014 | Reviewed this property |
Don't recall either one. We were staying in condo north of Durango. There were people camping there.
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