Things to Do

Boating

Bring Your Own

Bring Your Own

Vallecito Lake supports all manner of boating from Paddle Boarding to Power Boating.
Bring your own and use the public launch ramp.

Vallecito Marina

Vallecito Marina

We offer a variety of rental boats. Slips and Buoys. Come enjoy Vallecito Lake.

Fishing

Vallecito Outside - Guided Trips

Vallecito Outside - Guided Trips

Fish the world class waters of the Rocky Mountains. Experiences that will yield memories and knowledge to last a lifetime. Read More...

Fishing Information

Fishing Information

Vallecito Lake, where water from the Pine and Vallecito Creek is impounded,  provides easy access and large fish - rainbow, brown trout, and northern pike. Browns hold in this area all year and mid-May through mid-June is best for pike. Click Here to See Lodging, Restaurant, and Adventure Specials.

Kokanee Salmon Run

Kokanee Salmon Run

Late fall brings about a snagging season in Colorado for kokanee salmon. Dates and locations in the Vallecito area are:

Vallecito Creek (from Weminuche Wilderness down to the road 501 bridge) - Nov. 15 to Dec. 31

Grimes Creek (from water line of Vallecito Reservoir upstream) - Nov. 15 through Dec. 31

Ice Fishing Tournament

Ice Fishing Tournament

This tournament has one of the largest prize payouts in the West with a total of $6,000 in cash and prizes. The ice fishing tournament takes place on Vallecito Lake on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 10AM – 2PM.

Vallecito Marina

Vallecito Marina

We offer a variety of rental boats. Slips and Buoys. Come enjoy Vallecito Lake.

ATV Rentals

Altitude ATV Rentals

Altitude ATV Rentals

It's easy to see why the Rocky Mountains are such a popular destination but it's not so easy to get to where you want to be. That's when Altitude ATV is there to help, we rent ATV's for all of your wilderness adventures. Read More...

Horseback Riding

Elk Point Lodge & Stables

Elk Point Lodge & Stables

Enjoy our "get away from it all" place on the "Quiet Side". Lakefront, lakeview cabins and  river/lake frontage for fishing. 1, 2, & 3 bedroom fully-furnished cabins with kitchens, some fireplaces, scenic horseback trail rides, canoes, kayaks, Lodge room with satellite TV & Wi-Fi. Summer pack trips and fall hunts. Open all year.

Hunting

Hunting the Vallecito Lake Area

Hunting the Vallecito Lake Area

Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bear, Turkey and more can ne found close by Vallecito Lake. If you're a hunter and are considering giving our area a try do your homework and come see us. Read More...

Skiing

Vallecito Nordic

Vallecito Nordic

Our mission is to provide a groomed recreational trail system for non-motorized use by outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities through recreation, education and community-building.

Hiking

Hiking Local Mountain Trails

Hiking Local Mountain Trails

There are a number of U.S Forest Service hiking trails around the Vallecito Lake area. Many begin right off of paved roads while others are off of U.S. Forest Service gravel roads. Click Here to See Lodging, Restaurant, and Adventure Specials.

Durango Area Activities

Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort

Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort

Visit the Durango Mountain Resort website to view year round activities offered on "the mountain"....

Duranglers Flies and Supplies

Duranglers Flies and Supplies

Duranglers Flies and Supplies is the premiere fly shop and fly fishing guide service for Durango and the four corners region. With over 30 years in the business, we know what it takes to get folks on the fish.

 

Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours

Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours

We offer professionally guided whitewater rafting and kayak trips along with a Zip Line / Rafting package. Conveniently located in beautiful Historic Downtown.

Bar D Chuckwagon

Bar D Chuckwagon

Famous Old West Music and Comedy Stage Show and Delicious Barbecue Supper. Open nightly Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours

Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours

Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours, Inc. offers the biggest selection of river rafting and jeep tours in Southwest Colorado, Eastern Utah and Central Arizona. Rejuvenate, relax and enjoy while we take care of you and all the details, on and off our rafts and tour vehicles.

Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company

Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company

Book Now Rafting Fun Since 1981! Group Rates
Family Friendly Raft Trips  High Adventure Rafting
4x4 Tours   Durango-Silverton Train Packages
Rock Climbing      Money Saving Value Packages
Bicycle Rentals     Kayaks    Zip Line Tours

 

Henry Strater Theatre

Henry Strater Theatre

The world-renowned Henry Strater Theatre is one of the oldest and most prestigious continually running theatres in Colorado, offering more than 50 years of quality performances. Formally known as the Diamond Circle Theatre, the space has been extensively renovated, and now houses top-of-the-line stage lighting and surround sound for your viewing enjoyment.

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Authentic turn-of-the-century coal-fired, steam powered, narrow gauge railroad traveling the San Juan Mtns. of SW Colorado. Round trip to Silverton May thru Oct. Cascade Canyon late November - early May. Reservations recommended.

Sky Ute Casino Resort

Sky Ute Casino Resort

Sky Ute Casino Resort is Southwest Colorado's entertainment headquarters. Stay in our 140 room hotel and play the hottest slots, poker, table games and bingo.

Great Divide Outfitters

Great Divide Outfitters

Come join us on a 2 or 3 hour horseback ride in breathtaking country. Bring your camera to take home memories for a lifetime.