Adventurous day spent enjoying an exhilarating activity
Off-road ride goes through rugged & picturesque landscapes
Expert guides provide for a safe & friendly environment
Comfort & spectacular views in an open all-terrain vehicle
Insight into local wildlife, history & the Ute native people
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided off-road adventure trip
Transport between Durango and La Plata Canyon
What you can expect
Jump on board a 4x4 and set out to explore the rugged terrain of the La Plata mountains on this adventurous excursion. Cruise around the mountainous trails with your expert guide and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Start your trip at the mouth of the La Plata canyon, just 16 miles (26 km) from downtown Durango. You expert guide takes you on a wild ride, winding your way up and through the rugged canyon. Stop midway to snack on some fresh fruit, crisps and salsa, and pure Weminuche Wilderness water as you enjoy the view from Kennebec Pass, at an elevation of nearly 12,000 feet (3,600 metre).
Along the way, learn about the canyon's mining history, the native Ute people, the local geology, and the region's flora and fauna as your all-terrain vehicle takes you through the wilderness in comfort. See a side of the Colorado mountains that you don't want to miss.