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5 Adventures You Should Try Out This Summer at Glacier

With verdant forests, rushing rivers, and towering peaks as our backdrop, summer is the perfect time to get out and explore all that Glacier has to offer. From adrenaline-pumping activities to peaceful days on the water, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in and around Durango. Here are five outdoor pursuits you won’t want to miss this summer.



Experience the thrill of rock climbing near Glacier with guided services from San Juan Mountain Guides. They offer open registration courses and custom programs designed for all ability levels and ages. Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced climber seeking a new challenge, their expert instructors will help you reach new heights.



Soar over the stunning San Juan Mountains on one of the zipline tours from Soaring Colorado. Their zipline course features 27 separate lines ranging from 56 to 1,400 feet in length — the longest in the United States! Over 1.5 miles of cable will have you zipping across the Animas River and through beautiful aspen groves and ponderosa pine forests.

White Water Rafting


Get your adrenaline fix with a whitewater rafting trip down Durango’s Animas River. 4Corners Riversports offers raft rentals and guided rafting excursions perfect for both families and thrill seekers, so sit back and let their experienced guides lead you on an unforgettable adventure.

Fly Fishing

Durango is a fly fisher’s paradise with diverse waters from high mountain creeks to rivers like the world-renowned Animas and San Juan. Book a guided fishing trip or get a local lesson from our friends at Duranglers to improve your skills and discover the area’s best fishing spots.

Paddle Boarding & Kayaking

Enjoy a peaceful day on the water with a paddleboard or kayak rental from 4Corners Riversports. Not sure where to begin? They also offer kayaking lessons for beginners. Paddle along the tranquil rivers and lakes and take in Southwest Colorado’s breathtaking scenery from a whole new perspective.
What adventures are you pursuing this summer? Be sure to tag us in your excursions on Instagram @glaciercolorado.