Area Attractions

Fishing/Boating/Rafting

  • Fishing on the Dolores River or our private fishing pond
  • McPhee Reservoir
  • Joe Moore Reservoir
  • Ground Hog Reservoir
  • Rafting companies / boat rentals available in town

Cultural

  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Canyon of the Ancients National Monument
  • Anasazi Heritage Center
  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
  • Hovenweep National Monument

Day Trips

  • Durango – Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum
  • Telluride – Gondola rides
  • San Juan Skyway – 236 mile loop

Active

  • Mountain Biking at Phil’s World / Boggy Draw / Sand Canyon
  • Hiking Trails in San Juan National Forest
  • Cortez Rec Center

Festivals

  • Dolores River Festival (June 11, 2016)
  • Escalante Days (August 12-13, 2016)
  • Harvest Beer Festival (Sept 10, 2016)
  • Mesa Verde Country Birding Festival (May 11-15, 2016)
  • Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally (Aug 5-7, 2016)

Other fun stuff

  •  Guy Drew Winery
  • Sutcliffe Winery
  • Local Beer – Dolores River Brewery, Main St Brewery
  • Great local restaurants
  • Casinos – Sky Ute, Ute Mountain
  • Local Farmer’s Markets (Dolores, Cortez & Mancos)