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Durango, CO
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

A quiet, peaceful river that flows through town. We stayed at a motel with the river right behind it and enjoyed exploring with our dogs.

Thank Estella T
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful River with the Rapids and then the peaceful parts and then the Rapids again. It was great riding the train and watching the people on their rafts go down the river. No matter where you went in town and then crossed over the...More

Thank phyllisj521
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Not matter what time of year, the Animas offers the best there is in the center of town. From trout fishing to just sitting on the banks and taking in the rush of water, it is the ultimate peace of mind. The trail that runs...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Fast cold and high, the Animas in June was a blast A must for adventure seekers . We went in a super premium raft with Rivertrippers. Would do this again in a heatbeat

Thank 149LOrreine
Reviewed 19 June 2016

A great stream touted as a great stream for fly fishing although I personally could not attest to this claim. We watched many rafters having great fun.

Thank Connie N
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The Durango Silverton railway runs along this river most of the way. It was fabulous! We saw kayakers and rafters having the thrill of a lifetime on tthat rushing River while we were close enough to feel the spray.

Thank Yesdog2016
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We did both exploring and white water rafting on the Animas, and it truly is one of the best rivers in the nation. Whatever you do, whether it be the Animas Trail, Bakers Bridge, a ride on the train, or rafting yourself, this free flowing...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Not just to watch but if you are a rafter or kayaker this is a good fun river. Some swimming and even a mooning beach just for the RR tourists!

Thank jpatrickr
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Our party of 4 traveled along this river from Durango to Silverton and back. With the current snowmelt, the river was very swift and challenging. We observed both rafting and kayaking on the river; however, they appeared to be very experienced boaters. Being a kayaker,...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 30 May 2016

River is very scenic. Followed it on the Durango to Silverton train ride. Even on a rainy day it was very nice.

Thank Quadyak
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12 June 2017|
Response from CristianS954 | Reviewed this property |
You will be fine, I live 2 blocks away from the Animas and I don't look like a V