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Durango Activities

Walk or bike the Animas River Trail. See map at bottom of page.

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers
8080 County Rd. 250, Durango
970-247-5753; 888-800-5753
Great western stage show and hearty barbeque supper. Open Memorial weekend through Labor Day.

Durango Arts Center
802 E. 2nd Ave., Durango.
970-259-2606
As a hub for community arts, the Durango Arts Center (DAC) provides Durango and surrounding communities opportunities to create and participate in diverse arts experiences through in-house exhibitions, performances, and classes for all ages. Stop by to check out a theatre show, current gallery exhibit or a class!

Durango Blues Train
SBG Productions, Inc.
blues@durangobluestrain.com
970-728-8037
The Durango Blues Train is a moving musical experience aboard the Historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The train starts and finishes each night in downtown Durango, Colorado.

Durango Mountain Resort
#1 Skier Place, Durango
800-525-0892
Durango Mountain Resort offers families the chance to spend quality time together while enjoying Mother Nature's playground. In addition to our spectacular scenery and fresh mountain air, DMR offers exciting adventures for the entire family. Our Summer Total Adventure Ticket gives you access to the most popular summer attractions, including the Alpine Slide, climbing wall, mechanical bull, bungee trampoline, scenic chairlift, hiking trails, miniature golf and the new family ropes course. Come up and see for yourself! Be sure to bring your D&SNGRR ticket stub to receive discounts on these fun activities.

Four Leaves Winery
528 Main Ave., Durango, CO
(970) 403-8182
As soon as you enter our historic building the overwhelming aroma of wine will excite your palate. We import grapes from all over the world and then ferment, blend and bottle all of our wines right in front of you. Wine by the Taste, by the Glass or by the Bottle. Customize your own Special Wine, Design Personalized Labels, Discover Unique Gifts,  Delight in a great venue for a Fun & Festive Evening

The Henry Strater Theatre
699 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
970-375-7160
The world-renowned Henry Strater Theatre is one of the oldest and most prestigious continually running theatres in Colorado and the United States, offering more than 50 years of performances. Formally known as the Diamond Circle Theatre, the theatre has been extensively renovated with top-of-the-line stage lighting and surround-sound.

Honey House Distillery
33633 Hwy 550 Suite A, Durango, CO 81301
970-247-1474
Honey House Distillery prides itself on blending Colorado mountain honey and hand crafted bourbon whiskey with no artificial flavors or ingredients. This special blend adds for a clean taste that is not overwhelming for the taste buds.

Honeyville
33633 Hwy. 550, Durango
800-676-7690
Watch the bees make honey. Free samples.

Mountain Waters Rafting
643 Camino del Rio, Durango
800-585-8192
The joy of floating down a river or being challenged by difficult whitewater has created an insatiable passion in us that we want to share with you.

Soaring Tree Top Adventures
964 County Road 200, Durango
970.769.2357
Ride the train and go Soaring all in one day. Enjoy a gourmet lunch in the trees. The longest, safest zip line canopy tour course in the world. This all day adventure is fun and safe for all ages.

MUSEUMS:

Animas Museum
3065 W 2nd Ave., Durango CO
970-259-2402
The Animas Museum is owned and operated by the La Plata County Historical Society, whose directors and staff has transformed the 1904 Animas City School building into a charming local history museum. The Museum offers a variety of exhibits and programs for all ages, and is also home to our research library and photo archives.

Center of Southwest Studies
1000 Rim Dr., Durango
970-247-7456
The Center for Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College connects individuals and communities with opportunities to explore, study and experience the Southwest's dynamic heritage. The Center houses a museum and research facilities that promote increased understanding of Southwestern cultures, landscapes, and issues.

Durango Fish Hatchery & Wildlife Museum
151 E. 16th St., Durango
Feed trout in raceways. See mounted fish, birds, raptors and mammals of Southwest Colorado. Watch video of hatchery operations.

D&SNGRR Museums
479 Main Ave, Durango, CO
970-385-8854
Experience our colorful history in the D&SNGRR Railroad Museums.
The D&SNG offers two great museums; one at each end of the line. We are proud to share this history of railroading, transportation and mining with people from around the world. Exhibits are added frequently and admission is FREE so visit often!

Powerhouse Science Center
1333 Camino del Rio, Durango, CO
(970) 259-9234
Located on the banks of the Animas River in a historic coal-fired, steam-generated AC power plant, the Powerhouse Science Center presents a wide range of programs, exhibits, and activities designed to provide an entertaining and inspiring look at "energy — past, present, and future." The Powerhouse Science Center is Southwest Colorado's hands-on, interactive science center for all ages. Open year-round, the science center is a dynamic new place for family adventure, school field trips, early childhood learning, special events, “hanging around by the river, messing around with amazing technology, and just plain geeking out.”

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