Durango Public Library

About Durango

Durango, CO is located in the southwest corner of Colorado near the Four Corners region in La Plata County. It is nestled in the Animas River Valley and surrounded by the San Juan Mountains and enjoys easy access to the desert areas of New Mexico and the 14,000 ft. peaks of southwestern Colorado.

Located at 6,512 ft. above sea level it is home to Fort Lewis College, the Historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and Downtown Durango. 

In addition to its rich culture and past, Durango is known its world-class mountain biking and hiking and outdoor recreation.

Image: The La Plata Peaks in early Spring.


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