Located in the heart of the Four Corners area, just 22 miles NE of Durango, Colorado at beautiful Vallecito Lake. Bear Paw Lodge is an affordable, family vacation destination offering relaxing & comfortable mountain Cabins & Vacation Home rentals from May 1 - October 31. We are pet & kid friendly.
Whether you're planning a relaxing vacation get-away with your immediate family, a larger family reunion, or a fall foliage tour, you will find the perfect place here to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the relaxing tranquility of the beautiful mountain setting that is available here at Vallecito Lake. Come find peace and relaxation amidst the alpine forest and mountain streams.
Of course, if you're looking for more adventure in your vacation get-away, then this is a great base location to fan out to the many exciting adventures and activities that abound in and around the Vallecito Lake valley. There is great hiking, biking, fishing, horse back riding, boating, hunting, white water rafting, Jeep tours, and much more to make your Colorado vacation memories last a lifetime. If gambling is on your itinerary, then the Sky Ute Casino is located nearby in Ignacio, Colorado.
If you travel a short distance to Durango you will find many other activities to experience, including the Durango & Silverton Narrow Guage Railway, the famous Bar-D Chuckwagon and Wranglers show, Museums, Galleries, Historic Tours, a Melodrama, and much, much more.
A little further West, you will discover the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings of the ancestral Pueblo peoples. This National Park and World Heritage Site is a must-see attraction in this part of the Four Corners area.
Bear Paw Lodge offers comfortable mountain cabins ranging in size from one to three bedrooms.
All accommodations include living and dining area, fully furnished kitchens, microwaves, Satellite TV, free WiFi, fireplace or wood stove and charcoal grills.
Other amenities include bed and bath linens, firewood and matches. All facilities are non-smoking. See our website for details of each Cabin and rates.
Bear Paw Lodge also offers a variety of Vacation Homes for rent on and around Vallecito Lake. The size and privacy of these rentals make them especially suited for family get-togethers. All of the furnished homes include fully equipped kitchens and are non-smoking, no-pet facilities. Please visit our website for rates and amenities.
We are located in the heart of the Four Corners area, near the historic town of Durango, in the southwest corner of Colorado.
The area offers western, archeological, historic and Native American vacation experiences.
Bear Paw Lodge is about 22 miles NE of Durango, set cozily into the magical alpine forest, about 1/2 mile from the Vallecito Lake shoreline.
The 12-mile scenic shoreline is surrounded by the San Juan National Forest and Weminuche Wilderness. The Weminuche may be Colorado's wildest land and is certainly it's largest wilderness area at about 490,000 acres.