Vote Durango for the Best River Town!
Durango has been named one of ten finalists for Outside magazine’s “Best River Town in America” competition. The winner will be revealed in the October 2012 issue, coinciding with the publication’s 35th anniversary, and will be featured in a segment on the Outside Television channel.
The 10 candidates qualified for the award by “active recreational engagement with nearby waterways – kayaking, boating, walking and bike paths and riverfront parks – and a positive environmental story.” In addition to Durango the finalists are Hood River, OR; Ithaca, NY; Missoula, MT; Milwaukee, WI; Boise, ID; Richmond, VA; Nevada City, CA; Nashville, TN and Asheville, NC.
Locals and visitors alike can show their support by voting on Outside’s Facebook page. You can also vote by submitting photos, videos and comments. They note our San Juan Mountains, the Animas River, Durango Mountain Resort and the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic on our ballot to vote, but we know that YOU can think of other new a creative ways that Durango is the Best River Town! The winning town will be determined by total votes and creativity of submitted content.
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