Leaf Peeping Near Durango

Leaf peeping in the Southwestern region of Colorado begins in the centrally-located-to-everything town of Durango, Colorado. 

Consider ziplining as new way to experience fall leaf colors. Zip through a canopy of sparkling golden aspen leaves and experience the San Juan Mountains as most people have never seen them before.

above: image provided by Soaring Tree Tip Adventures

Not quite ready for the adrenaline rush of a zipline? Try horseback riding or a nice leisurely scenic drive out to Vallecito Lake. Horseback riding companies surrounding Durango, Colorado offer special leaf color excursions at this time of year.

above image provided by Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Cliffs and mesas surrounding Durango feature vivid splashes of gold, red, and orange leaves. Whether you are biking or fishing or riding on the Fall Color Train excursion, you will find that Durango is the best central location for any outdoor adventure.


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