2930 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 259-5373
Fax: (970) 259-1546
Animas City Park is located at the edge of the Memorial Park Phase One. Overlooking the Animas River, it features a trail, picnic tables, grass area and a playground.
Brookside Park is a neighborhood park and has a small creek run by it. It features a playground, picnic tables and a grass area where you can sit or play. It spreads across 1.98 acres (0.80 hectares).
Spread across 8.67 acres (3.51 hectares), Folsom Park is where you can hone your athletic skills. It features soccer field, basketball court, ball field, restrooms and grass areas to sit and relax.
St. Columba Catholic Church goes back in time to 1881, when the initial structure of the church first began. After a lot of struggle, the parish itself was formed 35 years later. Even today, the stone structure of the building still maintains its olden day charm and grandeur. The parishioners here are very involved in the community and have regular drives to help uplift the poor and needy.
This small park is near the Aniamas River. Fassbinder Park might be tiny in size but it features a playground, restrooms, picnic tables and grass area. It is a lovely green park for the entire family.
The Durango Fish Hatchery is the oldest hatchery owned by the state of Colorado. Visitors to the facility can tour the site to see how the hatchery works. It also features a wildlife museum housing fish and animal mounts.
Buckley Park is a small neighborhood park. It is located near to the U.S Highway 550 and the Durango School District 9-R. It has many grassy areas to sit and is a nice spot to just enjoy the greenery surrounding it.
Standing by the Animas River, the picturesque Schneider Park offers fantastic recreational opportunities. Besides the wildly popular skatepark, the park also offers a fishing area and a river trail.
Come be part of one of Durango's earliest churches at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. The history of St. Marks goes back to 1880 and the parish has continued to grow over the years. The church is very involved with the people of the community and organizes several events such as music and arts events, plays etc. The church promotes Adult Education and holds regular classes for the needy.
Centered around the Main Avenue in downtown Durango, this historic district spans 34 acres (14 hectares), and includes as many as 86 historic structures. The buildings in district span a mix of architectural styles that contribute to the charm of the area.
The 45 mile Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has been in existence since 1881. It was then used as an important mode of transport between the silver and gold mining ores in the San Juan mountains and the town of Durango. Today, the heritage railroad is an important transport line from the point of view of tourism and serves as an easy yet adventurous travel route to Silverton winding across the breathtaking canyons of the San Juan National Forest. The steam-powered locomotive which were then used by miners, are functional even today. A journey on one of these would take you through an adventure which is marked by spectacular views across the dense forest. Call or visit their website for group reservations.
Named after the metal smelting operations that was historically the backbone on which the city prospered, Smelter Mountain is popular with outdoor enthusiasts for its hiking opportunities. While quite short in distance, the trail offers a stiff challenge due to steep slopes and rugged terrain.