Activities and Attractions
50 Animas View Dr. · Durango, CO 81301
970-247-4789 · Toll Free: 800-567-6745
Discover the magic of river rafting and guided jeep tours with Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours in Southwest Colorado. They offer 77 trip options for ages 4 to 84. Options include whitewater rafting adventures on rafts or inflatable kayaks, beginner stand-up paddle boarding instruction, jeep trail tours and packages with a one-way ride on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train. Experience why Mild to Wild has earned the most referrals and repeat customers! Space is limited so reserve your seats today at 970-247-4789 or online at www.Mild2WildRafting.com.
27501 Hwy 184 · Dolores, CO 81323
970-882-5600 · Fax: 970-882-7035
The Center is a museum for interpreting the history and culture of the Four Corners region. Both the Escalante and Dominquez ruins are accessible from a paved trail. The Museum Shop features replicas, fine crafts, posters, and a collection of books for all ages on native culture.
Open 9-5 March thru October, 9-4 November thru February. 7 days a week.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Days.
13935 Rd. G · Cortez, CO 81321
970-565-1499 · Fax: 970-565-3540 · Email: Canyon Trails Ranch
Canyon Trails Ranch borders the Canyon of the Ancients National Monument near Cortez, CO. Guided trail rides into the 164,000 + acres of red-rock Canyons to visit ancient Indian ruins, caves, and rock art. Half day, full day, and overnight rides. Horse camping facility also available with private corrals, water and electric hook ups, shower house, chuckwagon outfit with propane camp stove, slick rock fire pit and shade house. Call for reservations.
27758 Hwy 145 · Dolores, CO 81323
970-562-3826 · 800-477-6381
Great family vacations at affordable prices. Cabins, motel and lodge rooms, RV and tent sites, are all located along the Scenic Dolores River. Activities offered are: scenic mountain trail rides, hunting, fishing, mountain cable slide, and much more.
25 North Market · Cortez,CO 81321
970-565-1045 · Fax: 565-4075
Email: Cortez Cultural Center
Year round the Cortez Cultural Center provides a museum, an art gallery, and a gift shop for tourism and locals. Each month we schedule evening classes, performances and events for the public on a wide range of topics. These include arts, crafts, travel talks, archeological programs and more.
Many special events such as the Summer Native American dances, the Sweetheart Ball, Birding Festival, Craft Fairs and Ladies Night our also occur. Call 565-1151 for more information.
23390 County Road K · Cortez, CO 81321
970-564-4396 · Toll Free: 800-422-8975 · Fax: 970-565-4859
Have you ever wanted to visit a working archaeological site? Or excavate alongside archaeologists? Then come to the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center! During Crow Canyon's Day Tour, learn about the history of the ancestral Pueblo Indians and visit Crow Canyon's current excavation site. Or, get your hands dirty and join researchers in the field and lab during Adult Research Week or Family Week. You'll excavate at our current research site, study artifacts in the lab, and tour Mesa Verde National Park. During Fall Lab Week, you can work with some of the 75,000 artifacts that we recover during an average field season.
Crow Canyon is an innovative leader in advancing knowledge of the human experience through archaeological research, education programs, and collaboration with American Indians. For more information, call 800-422-8975, ext. 146 or 160, or visit www.crowcanyon.org/archaeology.
29603 HWY 160 E. in Durango 81301
17602 HWY 145 in Dolores 81323
(970) 882-1111 · (800) 720-Moto
P. O. Box 297 · 421 Railroad Avenue · Dolores, CO 81323
970-882-7082 · Fax: 970-882-3243 · Email: email@example.com
The GGHS and Gift Shop offer a unique look at a very, very rare piece of Railroad history. 1/2 bus and 1/2 train in appearance, this odd looking train engine has a rich history and is still operational. It's more than worth the visit in the middle of Dolores.
Hours: Summer, Monday-Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM. Winter, Tuesday and Thursday 10 AM to 2 PM.
P.O. Box 8, ·: Mesa Verde, CO 81330
970-529-4465 ·: Fax: 970-529-4637
From Dolores it is 20 miles to the park entrance off Hwy 160
Mesa Verde is the first national park set aside to preserve the work of humankind. It offers the unparalleled opportunity to see and experience the life of the ancestral Puebloans. Full services are available.
12175 Road 44 · Mancos, CO 81328
9970-533-7588 · Email: Rimrock Outfitters
Rides available: 1-4 hour rides, all day rides, overnight rides and extended pack trips. We have breakfast rides and dinner rides. Through aspens and pines, around lakes and into the high country. Rimrock Outfitters is located 2.5 miles north of Hwy. 160 on Echo Basin Road.
621 Railroad Ave. · Dolores, CO 81323
Experience uncrowded scenic Beauty on the Upper Dolores River. We provide guided raft and/or inflatable kayak trips for the entire family.Come for one hour or a full day- no experience necessary. Raft and kayak trips include professional guide, river gear, shuttle and parking. In the summer we rent heavy-duty river tubes including river gear, private river runner shuttle service and raft repair.
P.O. Box 268 ·: Towaoc, CO 81334
970-565-8800 ·: 800-258-8007 ·: Fax: 970-565-6553
Email: Ute Mountain Casino
Casino, lodging & hotel.