Outside Magazine calls the town of Dolores an “adventure base camp for the whole family” and we couldn’t agree more! With the Dolores River running south, and sandstone cliffs to the north, this charming town embodies a welcoming community feel. Dolores is a year-round playground! Surrounded by the San Juan National Forest and McPhee Reservoir, you can enjoy Mountain biking and hiking, go paddle boarding and kayaking down the Dolores River. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are just a few ways to experience the beauty of Dolores.
Walk along the public trail east to west from Riverside Park all the way to Joe Rowell Park for some of the best fly fishing in Southwest Colorado.
A short distance from town, Boggy Draw is great for family camping, hiking, and mountain biking. Dolores is your headquarters for local history and outdoor fun, with unique shops and boutiques, excellent restaurants including a local brewery, and riverfront and in-town lodging options.
A RICH HISTORY
- Visit Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum
- Fishing and boating on McPhee Reservoir
- Fly-fishing and kayaking on the Dolores River
- Visit Galloping Goose #5
- Mountain biking
- Cross-country skiing
AMENITIES & SERVICES
- Lodging, Camping/RV
- Gas Station
- Art Gallery
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