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Fact Sheets

There is so much to do, see, and experience in Durango – where do you begin? Here you’ll find a variety of fact sheets on Durango, from an overview of the area to details on Durango’s rich arts and culture scene, outdoor adventure, historic hotels, and local favorites. If you are unable to find exactly what you’re looking for, contact Theresa Blake at theresa@treehousepr.com or 970-764-7783.

bike riders and the train
Durango is home to some of the world’s best single track mountain biking,...
Dog in wildflowers at Engineer Mountain
This town is truly one for the dogs! Durango, Colorado and the surrounding area...
Durango Train
Established in 1881 as the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, and based in...
Toh-Atin Gallery
A hidden jewel in the arts and cultural world, over a dozen galleries carry...
Valley View
Durango was founded in 1880 by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, when they...
skier
Welcome to the rugged San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado. Purgatory...
Fort Lewis College
Fort Lewis College is Colorado’s crossroads of education and adventure,...
Mesa Verde
Durango’s name comes from the Basque word “Urango” meaning...
Rochester Hotel Courtyard with Bike
Before there was the City of Durango there was Animas City—it was located...
Iron Horse Cyclists
The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was the brainchild of Tom Mayer and his older...
Mesa Verde
Mesa Verde National Park is the largest archaeological preserve in North America...
WildernessTrails Ranch
Since 1925, nearly 30 films have shot on location in and around Durango. The...
million-dollar-highway-san-juan-skyway
While in Colorado, don’t miss the scenic San Juan Skyway, a 232-mile,...
Zipline
Soaring® Tree Top Adventures, a canopy-tour zip line activity in Durango,...
Vallecito Lake
One of the largest and most beautiful bodies of water in Colorado. Vallecito,...