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San Juan National Forest

15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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good bike ride

Drive this route on a motorbike and you will love it, Any of the main roads that leave Durango are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Prettiest Place on Earth......

.......Quite possibly! Love hanging out in Southwest Colorado in the summer. Hiking, biking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phoenix, Az
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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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“hiking trails” (11 reviews)
“great drive” (5 reviews)
15 Burnett Ct, Durango, CO 81301-3647
+1 970-247-4874
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11 - 20 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive this route on a motorbike and you will love it, Any of the main roads that leave Durango are lovely (lucky if you live there)

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.......Quite possibly! Love hanging out in Southwest Colorado in the summer. Hiking, biking, rafting, fishing and so much of it above 8,000 feet!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and offers shade on hot summer days! We went horseback riding through the forest with Rapp Corral and had a great afternoon.

Thank G2557MGjenniferj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of aspen in the area to make this a colorful area to visit for fall colors. We experienced blue sky and sunshine most of the time. But also a day when a front rolled in with sun shining on dark clouds and lightening rolling...More

Thank lookingback
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We spent the day driving from Durango to Silverton to Ouray to Rideway Telluride etc. that looped back to Durango. We had lunch in Ouray at a nice little spot on the Main Street. The scenery on the drive was very nice and it was...More

1  Thank Bj M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great family adventure awaits all who yearn for clean air and a noise free environment. Wonderful moments are sure to sprout up for families eager to get back to nature.

Thank dviloria
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

"Land of many uses" Beautiful area near Durango, Purgatory, Silverton, Ouray. Abundant 4x4 trails, hiking, many lakes, fishing in the natural beauty of the mountains

Thank Momissocoolio
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Was riding the DSNGRR, Takes you right through the Canyon, A wonderful Ride and Beautiful Scenery. Enjoy

Thank Calizona63
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Plan on giving yourself a little more time, some of the passes can be slow especially on weekends. Just slow down and enjoy the views. Lots of great places to pull over and look at this beautiful area, and the roads are well maintained. Definitely...More

Thank Lalique542
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Anything anywhere in Colorado has great beauty, and the San Juan National Forest is no exception. There are waterfalls, river rafting, and plenty of hiking trails for all ages.

Thank O1519XMmariac
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Questions & Answers
1 May 2017|
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
Sandy L
1 February 2017|
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
Becky S
17 January 2017|
Response from Poodle2014 | Reviewed this property |
Don't recall either one. We were staying in condo north of Durango. There were people camping there.