On June 9, 2013 Ride the Rockies, one of Colorado's largest and oldest cycling tours will be passing through Dolores on its first leg. Riders will be coming over Lizardhead Pass from Telluride on their way to Cortez. Following days will take the riders to Durango, Pagosa Springs, Alamosa, Salida, and Cañon City on the way to their final destination of Colorado Springs. Come out and support the many hundreds of riders who help make this one of Colorado's best sporting events!

Looking for something to do?

There's always something to do in the Dolores area.

Dolores Attractions

Dolores River RV Park Dolores River Brew Pub
Hollywood Bar Dolores Chamber of Commerce
Sophia Peace Center KSJD Dryland Community Radio
Galloping Goose Priest Gulch RV Park
Circle K Guest Ranch Basin Motorcycle Works

Summer or Winter Family Activities

Whether you're into skiing, hiking, biking, boating, rafting, fishing, or hunting Dolores is a great place to come to for family activities.

Mountain Biking: Big Loop Maps  
Dolores River Rafting McPhee Reservoir
Silverton Mountain Telluride Resort
Durango Mountain Resort Ouray Ice Park
Dolores River Fishing Lake Powell
Chicken Creek Nordic Ski Area Ski Hesperus
Groundhog Lake Soft Adventures Rafting

Culture and History

Or, if you just want to learn about the region's cultural and history, you can visit any one of a number of museums and parks.

Anasazi Heritage Center Mesa Verde National Park
Ute Mountain Tribal Park Crow Canyon Archeological Center
Four Corners Durango-Silverton Narrow Guage Railway
Hovenweep National Monument Natural Bridges National Monument
Lowry Pueblo Lone Mesa State Park
San Juan National Forest Cortez Cultural Center
Canyon of the Ancients Nat. Mon.  

Golf Anyone?

Conquistador Golf Course (Cortez) South Forty Golf (Cortez)
Divide Ranch and Golf (Ridgeway) Telluride Ski and Golf Club
The Glacier Club (Durango) Dalton Ranch and Golf Club
Hillcrest Golf Club (Durango)  

Hot Springs and Spas

Need to relax? The area is famous for its hot-springs and spas.

Dunton Hot Springs Orvis Hot Springs
Ouray Hot Springs Pool Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa
Trimble Lane Hot Springs Pagosa Springs

Driving Tour

For beauty, try driving the fantastic San Juan Skyway that goes through Dolores, Telluride, Ouray, Silverton, and Durango over some of the most spectacular roads in the world.

San Juan Skyway The Million Dollar Highway
Dolores Rico
Ophir Norwood
Telluride Ridgeway
Ouray Silverton
Durango Mancos


Do you like Festivals?

Dolores River Festival Telluride Blues and Brews
Telluride Bluegrass Festival Telluride Film Festival
Telluride Wine Festival Animas River Days
Durango Oktoberfest Durango Snowdown
Taste of Durango Music in the Mountains
Durango Cowboy Gathering Durango Independent Film Festival
Mancos Renaissance Faire Mancos Valley Balloon and Art Festival
Ouray Ice Festival Ridgeway Balloons N Varooms
Silverton Wine and Jazz Festival Silverton Jamboree
Ute Mountain Birding Festival Dolores Escalante Days
Telluride Mushroom Festival Telluride Jazz Festival

Something we missed? Let us know!