18 Miles from Durango
Phone: (970) 247-1573
At 7,800 feet above sea level, Vallecito Lake is the largest body of water at this elevation or higher in Colorado. Our community boasts four year-round restaurants, over one dozen lodging properties (offering cabins and vacation homes), three commercial RV campgrounds, six public campgrounds, and picnic areas around the Lake. With numerous recreation activities and attractions at the Lake and a close proximity to Durango and the Four Corners, Vallecito Lake makes for a perfect basecamp to explore SW Colorado.
Once you've discovered Vallecito Lake as a vacation destination, you'll come back time and again. It's how family vacations used to be - quiet, relaxing, close to nature, lots of time outdoors. As a matter of fact, most of the 300+ locals love it so much they found a way to stay. Discover what we know and love!
The Tour of Carvings Project is a comeback story of the Vallecito community following the Missionary Ridge Fire of`2002. Between June 9 and July 28, over 70,000 acres were burned at a cost of $40.8 million dollars.
Perfect setting for your - Reunion, Wedding, Reception, Retreat, Party, Workshop or Meeting.