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This two-day package makes the most of your vacation time with Durango and offers the best way to see our area from all points of view - water, canyon, and backcountry.
Day One: Enjoy a scenic ride on the Million Dollar Highway to the historic old mining town of Silverton. In Silverton you will transfer to jeeps to explore ghost towns and old silver mines at an altitude of up to 13,000 feet. Learn the history of the area, discover cascading rivers, waterfalls and native wildflowers.
When you return to Silverton you will have a little time to take in the history of the town and explore the quaint shops and restaurants that make up Silverton.
Your day continues when you board the afternoon train back to Durango. The views will be totally unique from your morning trip as you travel 55 miles through the canyons and valleys of beautiful forest. This is one of the only ways to experience the Animas River Canyon.
You will return to the train depot in Durango in plenty of time to enjoy dinner at one our many unique restaurants.
Day Two: Get ready for some fun on the lower Animas River. Your half-day raft trip starts at 8:45am. You will enjoy fun, splashy rapids while learning about the history of Durango, the Animas River and surrounding mountains. A relaxing, fun day!
Trips available May through August.