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Top Ways To See Fall Colors in Durango

Enjoy The Gorgeous Foliage Of The Season With These Activities

As the summer heat starts to fade and the air begins to turn crisp and cool it’s a sign that fall is on its way. The scent of wood smoke fills the air, you wrap yourself in a cozy sweater, Halloween decorations fill the shops and seasonal menus turn to autumnal classics such as pumpkin and roast potatoes. Fall is a beautiful month to visit the Colorado mountain town of Durango, especially because of the stunning display of red, orange and yellow foliage at this time of year.

Fall Jeep Tour

There are various options available for Jeep tours that will take you on a thrilling adventure around Durango. Check out tumbling waterfalls, rushing rivers, historic mining ghost towns and other sights while surrounded by lovely fall foliage. Visit Mild To Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours for a wide variety of adventure and color!

Jeep Tours

Hiking

Bring your hiking boots to Durango and get out onto the trails! The hiking in this area is superb. You can trek through alpine forests, mountain meadows, and past refreshing waterfalls and tranquil lakes. There are many lookouts and views that are perfect for taking pictures of the fall colors.

Hiking

Biking

See the natural beauty of Durango at your own pace on a mountain bike ride through the mountains. There are many multi-use trails throughout the park that offer stunning scenery, including Colorado Trail, Kennebec Pass and Hermosa Creek Trail.

Biking

The San Juan Skyway

Drive the “Road to the Sky” and not only will you be dazzled by the fall colors, you will also be blown away by the dramatic views of the 14,000 foot peaks in the San Juan Mountains. There are also many other scenic drives in Durango, such as the Million Dollar Highway.

San Juan Skyway

Zipline

What better way to see the lovely foliage of the trees in Durango than to soar through them close up on a zipline? This thrilling adventure will send you flying through the forest canopy and will give you a thrill you will never forget. Soaring Treetops Adventures and Durango Adventures are great companies to book tours with and enjoy the exhilarating views.

Zipline
durango rock climbing

Rock Climbing

With many excellent rock climbing spots in the surrounding mountains, Durango is a popular destination for climbing enthusiasts. Make your next ascent while surrounded by the splendor of the fall forest.

Rock Climbing

These are just a few of the best ways that you can admire the beautiful fall colors in Durango, Colorado. The peak season for leaf peeping is mid-October, so why not start booking your trip now so that you can admire the foliage in its full glory?

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