Explore a woodland with lots of historic mining towns, hiking trails, and waterfalls at San Juan National Forest. Venture into the woods for exciting walks and discover hot springs, pretty scenery, and wild trails. The forest offers perfect locations to camp on hot summer days, with plenty of shade and camping grounds with picnic spots. Campground staff members keep an eye out for visitors' safety, as well as keeping the toilet facilities clean. However, the lack of rubbish disposal facilities means that you need to take your trash away with you. Hire a guide and go on the hunt for wild mushrooms in the forest, with several varieties in abundance. Plan my Durango trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
San Juan National Forest reviews
For me, San Juan National Forest is a "true hidden gem" of Colorado. I come here every time I get a chance.
For me, San Juan National Forest is a "true hidden gem" of Colorado. I come here every time I get a chance. more »
This was one of our first stops to take in the beauty of Durango. Absolutely breath-taking views. Good roads, well-marked.
This was one of our first stops to take in the beauty of Durango. Absolutely breath-taking views. Good roads, well-marked. more »
Probably the most beautiful pieces of the United States. The roads through the mountains are amazing, well maintained, and a blast to drive on....be careful of wildlife while driving though, because this forest is overflowing with life. The waterfalls are abundant. It feels like every mile of driving, there is another waterfall to check out. We stopped so many times just to check out the scenery that it delayed us to our final destination by multiple hours. 😁 If you are planning on camping, hiking, fishing, sight seeing, relaxing, or skiing....it is all there and it is all top notch. Highly recommend nearly every piece of the San Juan National Forest. Great place.
Adventures galore abound in San Juan National Forest! It covers many diverse acres from high desert to snow capped peaks. Water to fish and explore, I could shoot photos all day long. Well worth every step on the trails. We visit frequently.
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