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Our Top Picks: Free Activities Around Durango

Whether you have a day in Durango or a whole week, we’ve got you covered with free activities. And they are fun for all ages! Check out our top picks below:

1. Pinkerton Hot Springs

Why You Need to See the Pinkerton Hot Springs in Durango, CO - Vacation Durango

Vacation Durango: Pinkerton Hot Springs

The Pinkerton Hot Springs are a roadside attraction on Highway 550. Easy access, easy pit stop! We highly recommend checking out this beautiful spot if you’re in the area.

2. Toh-Atin Gallery

2017-11-04_CU_Rug_Auction_7     Toh-Atin Gallery | Visit Durango, CO | Official Tourism Site

Toh-Atin Gallery Website, VisitDurango

Toh-Atin Gallery is a family-owned gallery here in Durango where you can view antique and contemporary Navajo rugs, weavings, and jewelry, as well as Pueblo pottery and jewelry, Hopi Kachinas, and other Native American and Southwestern arts.

3. Animas River Trail

Animas River Trail - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (2024)

Animas River Trail TripAdvisor

The Animas River Trail is perfect for running, biking, or walking. You can access the trail through a number of city parks. The trail is also pet-friendly. The trail extends for miles along the river, so spend as much time as you’d like!

4. Durango Wildlife Museum & Fish Hatchery

Durango fish hatchery and wildlife museum. Durango Colorado

Durango Wildlife Museum & Fish Hatchery TripAdvisor

The Durango Wildlife Museum & Fish Hatchery is an interesting and informative stop for the whole family. For 25 cents, you can feed the fish. The Wildlife Museum is open until September 15, 2024. Stop by!

5. Historic Downtown Durango

Historic Downtown Durango - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (2024)

Downtown Durango TripAdvisor

Last but not least, a quick trip around downtown Durango is a must. Here you will find food, shopping, and many other fun activities!

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