West Needle Mountains During the Winter by Drone
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Benjamin Brewer

Benjamin Brewer is a neurodivergent writer, editor, backpacker, and all-around hooligan. In his off time, he enjoys cooking meals and watching Star Wars movies with his friends.

10 Day Activities to Do in Durango

Durango, Colorado, is a vibrant mountain town that offers visitors a range of exciting activities to fill their days. Located at the junction of the La Plata and the San Juan Mountains, Durango is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the area's stunning natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy…

10 Places to See the Fall Colors Around Durango

Are you looking for a beautiful place to witness the fall colors? Durango, Colorado, is the place for you. As the leaves begin to change in September and October, the landscape transforms into a vibrant display of yellows, oranges, and reds. The high elevation of Durango means that the fall colors…

Fall Events in Durango

Fall in Durango, Colorado, is a thrilling time of the year. Our city has many exciting events and activities to offer locals and visitors, from the captivating Durango Cowboy Gathering to the vibrant Durango Arts Week to the breathtaking Animas Valley Balloon Rally. With stunning fall foliage…

Our 10 Favorite Bodies of Water in Durango

Here in Durango, Colorado, we’re surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including several lakes and rivers providing ample outdoor recreation opportunities. Whether you're looking to fish, kayak, paddleboard, or simply enjoy the views, the lakes and rivers around Durango offer something for…

7 Places for Dispersed Camping Around Durango

Durango offers numerous dispersed camping options for nature lovers. With its proximity to the San Juan National Forest, the La Plata Mountains, and the Weminuche Wilderness, visitors can find secluded spots to pitch their tent or park their RV. The dispersed camping areas around Durango offer many…

A Guide to Gravel Biking Around Durango

Our town is home to some of the best gravel biking routes in the country. With its stunning mountainous terrain, miles of dirt and gravel roads, and picturesque landscapes, Durango is a gravel biker's paradise. From challenging climbs to thrilling descents, riders of all skill levels can find a…

5 Places to OHV and Off-Road Around Durango

Durango, Colorado, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts who love exploring the backcountry. While hiking and mountain biking are popular activities in the region, there are plenty of opportunities for off-highway vehicles (OHVs) and off-road adventures. From the high alpine trails of the San Juan…

Summer Events in Durango

Are you looking for summer fun? Try out Durango, Colorado, an idyllic destination year-round, but there's something special about the summertime in this charming southwestern town. With warm weather and endless blue skies, the sunny season is the perfect time to explore all Durango offers. From…