Experience the whole Southwest Colorado adventure! Take a guided half-day rafting trip on the Lower Animas River through Class I, II and III rapids, fun for ages 4 to 84! Then, spend a day in the high country on our custom 4X4 vehicles and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Mild to Wild will shuttle you up to Silverton along the Million Dollar Sky Way in a coach bus for your jeep trail tour. Our knowledgeable and interpretive jeep trail tour drivers will, then, take you up above the town of Silverton to explore Animas Forks, Colorado’s most preserved ghost town, and the flora, fauna and peaks of the high country. After, your jeep trail tour, spend some time in Silverton shopping around or grabbing lunch before you board the train back to Durango through the spectacular Animas River Canyon. Top off your trip on another day by exploring the ancient ruins of the Ancestral Puebloan peoples at Mesa Verde National Park on a ranger-guided tour. All in all, the best of the Southwest!
Cost: Adult $251.98* • Youth $183.85* • Kayak Upgrade $270.48*
Available Dates: 5/4/13 – 10/5/13
8:00 AM – Meet at the railroad parking lot, west of McDonalds on College Drive
8:15 AM – Bus departs for Silverton via the breathtaking Million Dollar Skyway
9:45 AM – Arrive in Silverton, meet up with our jeep trail tour drivers & head up into the mountains
1:00 PM – Return to Silverton - eat, shop, explore
2:15 PM – Board the D&SNGRR train for Durango
2:30 PM – Depart Silverton - enjoy the beautiful Animas River Canyon on your way down
6:00 PM – Arrive at train station back in Durango - right where you left your car
10:15 AM – Meet at our Mild to Wild main office - sign release forms, get changed for the river
10:45 AM – Shuttle departs for the river and safety orientation
11:00 AM – Hit the river!
2:45 PM – Return to Mild to Wild via our shuttle from the take-out
Mesa Verde Day
7:45 AM – Meet at Far View Lodge in Mesa Verde Park - allow 1.5 hours to drive from Durango
8:00 AM – Depart Far View Lodge on a ranger-guided tour and fun, short hikes
12:00 PM – Return to Far View Lodge after exploring the park
*Additional River/Land Access Fees not included
To speak with a trip consultant about your vacation, call Mild to Wild at 970-247-4789 or 800-567-6745.