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Animas River, Colorado

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: IV-V
Length: 2.6 miles
Average Gradient: 118 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.52415
Longitude: -107.78239

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 37.50289
Longitude: -107.78531


Paddling Rivers Near Animas River, Colorado:

   Animas River, San Juan/ La Plata County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.6 miles long (Tacoma to Rockwood Rail Yard)

   Canyon Creek, La Plata County, 3 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (to Animas River)

   Hermosa Creek, La Plata County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 24 miles long (Hermosa Park to US 550)

   Lime Creek, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (1st Gorge)

   Animas River, La Plata County, 13 miles away
      Class III - 6.5 miles long (32nd St. Park to Purple Cliffs)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Flexible Flyers Rafting, La Plata County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Durango Rafting, La Plata County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Outlaw Rivers & Jeep Tours, La Plata County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - 4 Corners Whitewater, La Plata County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Animas River, La Plata County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 12 miles long (Purple Cliffs to State line)

   Mineral Creek - South, -blank- County, 17 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above South Mineral Camp Ground)

   Vallecito Creek, La Plata County, 17 miles away
      Class V+ - 1 miles long (1 mile above Vallecito Campground)


Hotels near Animas River, Colorado:

Iron Horse Inn, Durango
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12.7 miles away
Knights Inn Durango CO, Durango
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12.9 miles away
BEST WESTERN Mountain Shadows, Durango
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13.1 miles away
Ramada Limited Durango, Durango
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13.3 miles away
Durango Travelodge, Durango
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13.3 miles away
Quality Inn Durango, Durango
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13.4 miles away
Hampton Inn Durango CO, Durango
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13.5 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Durango
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14 miles away
The General Palmer Hotel, Durango
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14.6 miles away
Leland House And Rochester Hotel, Durango
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14.8 miles away
Historic Strater Hotel, Durango
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14.9 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn, Durango
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15.1 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Animas River, Colorado:

   Haviland Lake Campground, La Plata County, 2 miles away

   Durango KOA Kampground, Durango, 3 miles away

   Bear Creek Campground, La Plata County, 4 miles away

   Purgatory Campground, La Plata County, 7 miles away

   Hermosa Meadows Camper Park, Durango, 7 miles away

   Transfer Park Campground, La Plata County, 8 miles away

   Florida Campground, La Plata County, 8 miles away


Marinas Near Animas River, Colorado:

   Vallecito Doc's Marina, Bayfield, 16 miles away


Public Lands Near Animas River, Colorado:

   Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec - NM, 40 miles away

   Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 45 miles away

   Yucca House National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park - CO, 45 miles away

   San Juan National Forest, Colorado, 22 miles away

   Mancos State Park, Colorado, 34 miles away

   Navajo Lake State Park, New Mexico, 34 miles away

   Navajo State Park, Colorado, 39 miles away

   Ridgway State Park, Colorado, 40 miles away


Lakes Near Animas River, Colorado:

   Pastorius Reservoir, La Plata , 17 miles away

   Vallecito Lake, San Juan , 20 miles away



Current weather conditions at Animas River, Colorado
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Local climate location: RICO 17 miles away






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