Spring / Summer Activities in Durango, Colorado

Spring & Summer in Durango is awesome. Trying to decide between all of the different Things to do is the hardest part. If you're the outdoorsy type, you won't be disappointed. Wonderful activities are at your fingertips.

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

All Aboard!! Take a ride on an historic, coal-fired, steam-powered train through the backcountry wilderness of the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado and relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear. Learn about the railroad's colorful history by visiting the D&SNGRR Museum in the Durango rail yard or the Silverton freight yard. Several different packages available. Check their website for more details.


Open year round. May - October: Trains depart daily for Silverton. A full day adventure!! Late November - April: Winter trains to Cascade Canyon. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Check schedule for dates.

Tree Top Adventures Soaring

Soar through the tree tops of an alpine river valley, enjoy a gourmet picnic high in a centuries-old forest, rappel down from the tree tops to the forest floor.


Soaring Tree Top Adventures is the highest, safest, largest all-day extreme arboreal excursion on Earth. Based at the Tall Timber Resort north of Durango, Colorado. Accessible from the Durango / Silverton Gauge Railroad.


Heart stopping heights and speeds - Paul Harvey, News & Commentary


Things to Do

Here are our some of our favorite spring & summertime activities. You can spend several enjoyable days doing a wide variety of things, including just relaxing at Country Sunshine. We will be happy to discuss any activity with you and can give you all the information you need once you are here. Whenever possible, we've provided some links where you can find more information.