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Vallecito Lake Chamber of Commerce

High above the heat and away from the crowds, Vallecito Lake is only 18 miles from Durango, CO. Offering cabins, campgrounds, RV parks, guest ranches, and restaurants

Vallecito Lake Chamber of Commerce
17252 County Road 501
Vallecito Lake, CO 81122
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Our Lake

Vallecito Lake, sheltered in a mountain valley 8,000 feet above the sea, is one of the most beautiful bodies of water in Colorado. Vallecito Lake is surrounded by the San Juan National Forest and Weminuche Wilderness.

Because the lake is located at the heart of the Four Corners, it is a perfect vacation destination with access to all the major attractions and activities the area has to offer, including the Durango and Silverton Train, Mesa Verde National Park, Durango Mountain Resort, and Wolf Creek Ski Area. But there's no need to travel after your arrival. You can certainly enjoy a "stay-put" vacation right here at the lake. Vallecito Lake offers restaurants, stores, lodging, RV Parks and campgrounds. With 12 miles of shoreline Vallecito promises many types of recreational opportunities: marinas, fishing, boating, fantastic hiking, ATV rentals, horseback riding and more.

Our Land

Vallecito Lake area is a perfect destination for summer fishing vacations, summer and fall fly fishing, or winter ice fishing. And a great location to land a record breaking fish! You will find Rainbow, Brown and Cutthroat Trout, Northern Pike, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass and Kokanee Salmon.

It is also a relaxing base from which to enjoy Fall Foliage tours around the Four Corners area. The area also offers world-class hunting for Elk, Deer, Bear and Turkey.

During the winter season, you and your family can enjoy miles of cross-country skiing and snowmobiling trails. What better place to enjoy the holiday season than in a true Winter Wonderland.

Nearby Durango also offers a wide range of entertainment and activities such as art gallery walks, concerts, special indoor and outdoor events, and excellent dining. Outdoor activities in the area include rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, skiing and much more.

Vallecito Lake

Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback