Durango Area Links
This is a short list to some of the more popular activities surrounding Durango, CO.
The La Plata County Airport (DRO) is serviced by United, US Air, American Air, and Frontier regularly. Find out more here.
Durango Mountain Resort is just 2 miles up the road from Needles Townhomes, offering not only 2200 vertical feet of runs for winter fun, but also year round activities for all ages. World-class mountain biking trails, hiking, and sledding for the adventurous, along with educational hikes for families. This resort offers some of the best views of the surrounding mountains!
The Durango-Silverton Vintage Railroad runs between the two towns all year round, and offers some of the most breath-taking views of the area.
Relax and unwind at Durango’s natural hot springs, located at the Trimble Hot Springs and Spa.
Take the family out for great food and entertainment at the Bar D Chuck Wagon Ranch. Located just north of Durango on CR250, behind the Trimble Crossing.
If it is aerial views you crave, visit the Durango Glider Club, located just north of Durango on highway 550.
Experience some of the best back-country skiing in North America.
Plan an outdoor adventure in the San Juan Mountains with qualified guides, any time of year.
The San Juans are renowned for streams teaming with trout. Fly fishing can be a family and friends adventure! Plan your trip now.
Not only can you enjoy the mountain trails in the nearby San Juan Mountains, but just an hour south of Needles there are some of the best trails in the country. Rent bikes (or skis) right across the road from Needles Townhomes and take the ride of a lifetime.
Jeep tours are fun and exciting for all the family! Go places only a jeep can go, and experience the layout of the land from a new perspective.
Explore history in the well-preserved ruins of the Mesa Verde National Park, just two hours south of the Needles.
Take your family on a thrill they won’t forget! Zipline tours are within 20 minutes of the Needles.
Plan a leisurely ride, wagon ride, sleigh ride, or perhaps a guided hunt with the local expert horsemen just minutes from the Needles Townhomes.
For help planning a visit to our many state parks and to learn more about Colorado’s hunting and fishing regulations, please visit the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website
Hike into the San Juans on a trail head immediately across the road from the Needles, or choose from hundreds of other trails within ten minute’s drive of your condominium.
Durango Area Events
Durango and the surrounding area hosts many events. Here are a few
of the most popular.
Enjoy multiple venues of music near Durango.
The Iron Horse Bike Race was established when extreme bicyclists decided to race the train from Durango to Silverton.
Durango features independent films each year at the film festival.
Partake of the best flavors of Durango at the annual Taste of Durango Festival of food.
Celebrate our Animas River Days in style!