DURANGO NATURE CENTER
Acquired in 1998, the Durango Nature Center provides 140 acres of hiking trails through a variety of ecosystems. River play, picnic pavilion, junior naturalist badge, interpretive trail, nesting bird walk. Fun for the whole family!
Sorry, no dogs allowed since it’s a wildlife sensitive area.
The Durango Nature Center opens on Saturday, May 5, 2018!
New hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm every Saturday through October.
Free for members and children 12 and under.
$5 for nonmembers
During the summer the Nature Center serves as host for community workshops on many Saturdays.
Address for GPS: 63 County Road 310, Durango, CO 81301
From Durango: Take US Highway 550 south towards Farmington 12 miles from Farmington Hill. At the base of Bondad Hill, turn left at the blue Nature Center sign onto County Road 310/318. Make an immediate left onto “River’s End Lane” and travel less than 1/10 mile to the parking area. Travel time from Durango is about 20 minutes.
From Aztec/Farmington/Bloomfield: Take US Highway 550 north from Aztec about 19 miles. Be looking for a firehouse on your right, just before you see County Road 310/318. Turn right onto County Road 310/318, and make an immediate left onto “River’s End Lane”. Travel less than 1/10 mile to the parking area. Travel time from Aztec is about 1/2 hour.
The site entrance is marked with Durango Nature Studies signs.