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An Adventure Packed Weekend with Durango Rivertrippers

Summer is the season of adventure in southwest Colorado, a time for mountain climbing, river rafting, and deep wilderness exploration. As one of the oldest, safest, and most convenient guide companies in town, few know adventure better than Durango Rivertrippers. This summer, join the Durango…

Irresistible Travel Possibilities through the Durango Airport

No matter where you are in the world, paradise is likely just a short flight away. With summertime nipping at our heels, it’s time to book those flights and mark your calendar for adventure in southwest Colorado! As the Durango airport prepares for a season of new non-stop flights, we’re daydreaming…

Four Different Ways to Enjoy Durango’s Animas River

Spending time on the river is one of the best summer activities here in Durango. You may not know it, but there’s more than one way to enjoy the lower Animas River. No matter what the water levels are, your own person river experience, or the overall conditions of the river, there is something for…

The Animas River Trail: the Best Way to See Durango!

Spanning seven miles, the Animas River Trail is the backbone of Durango. Running alongside the beautiful Animas River, the paved trail starts at the north end of Durango and snakes its way through town, providing a perfect in-town adventure and serene river views, whether you’re walking or riding a…

Fly Fishing Through Runoff

While the Durango area may have more fishing opportunities that one could fill a lifetime with; runoff season seems to deflate many ambitious anglers. Now that runoff is in full effect, we often get asked in the Duranglers shop where someone could wet a line when the river looks like a mud sluice…

An Ode to Southern Colorado’s Animas River Valley

It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential mountain town than Durango, Colorado. Nestled in southwestern Colorado’s Animas River Valley and surrounded by rugged peaks, Durango feels like the Old West. The Animas River Valley is packed with history dating back thousands of years. Ancestral Puebloans…

The Top 4 Durango Adventures!

Make your summer an exciting one with these fun and exciting adventures! Located in the heart of Southwest Colorado, Durango offers everything from rafting to ancient ruins, with no shortage of adventure in between. Here are our picks for the four can’t-miss adventures to experience in Durango. 1.)…

Animas River Days

Summertime in Southwest Colorado is a great time to experience all that whitewater rafting has to offer. With The Lower Animas river flowing right through the heart of town, Durango is a prime location for river sports enthusiasts. Locals and visitors alike take to the river to cool off on hot…

5 Day - Family Budget Itinerary

Day One First off, welcome to Durango! For your first day, we recommend checking out and getting a feel for this incredible mountain town with a scenic hike to show you gorgeous views of our little mountain town. Climb Smelter Mountain and check out the view to the north. Hike from downtown to check…