Looking for a quiet, secluded base camp to explore southern Colorado? Consider the quiet burg of South Fork, where you'll find an abundance of outdoor activities sure to excite and delight. To make your visit extra special, stay in one of our pleasant South Fork vacation homes and enjoy loads of convenience and privacy you won't find with any other accommodations.
Where is South Fork, CO?
Nestled on the eastern edge of the Rio Grande National Forest, South Fork is a peaceful community at the juncture of the South Fork and Rio Grande rivers. 43 miles north of the geothermal waters at Pagosa Springs, and just over 100 miles from historic Durango, our South Fork vacation rentals offer a convenient escape into the Colorado wilderness.
Things to Do in South Fork, CO
Explore beautiful South Fork on foot and hit the trails, which offer easy and challenging hikes ranging from one-half to five miles in length. Wind your way through the forest into the wilderness or set out on horseback to take in the stunning mountain scenery.
Launch a raft on the Rio Grande and take a gentle float on the river's headwaters, or seek out a more challenging water adventure and head for the Class II and Class III rapids on the river. Anglers might do some fishing and bring home rainbow trout to cook up for dinner in your rental's kitchen.
If you decide to take a day trip, head 43 miles southeast to rustic, yet bustling Pagosa Springs for dining, shopping, and art galleries, then finish your day with a luscious soak in the geothermal hot springs.
Children and kids at heart will have a blast sledding at Rickel Park while the local rink offers ice skating and pick-up ice hockey games with the locals. Wolf Creek Ski Area is 19 miles away for those who want to indulge in some sublime downhill or boarding in powdery perfection.
No matter the time of year, your visit to colorful Colorado is sure to be enhanced with a stay in one of our South Fork vacation rentals. Start planning your trip today!
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