Explore a rugged mountain landscape on a half-day Jeep tour to La Plata Canyon, and discover high-alpine meadows, avalanche gullies, and Colorado wildflowers with an experienced guide at the wheel. Both morning and afternoon departures are available for this La Plata Canyon tour, which departs from an office in Durango.
Spend some time high in the rarified air of the La Plata Mountains on this guided, 4-hour, small-group 4x4 tour. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure, then this open-vehicle excursion winds up and through La Plata Canyon for 14 rugged miles, reaching breathtaking views from Kennebec Pass at more than 12,000 feet. Along the way, learn about the canyon’s mining history, its native Ute people, the geology and the flora and fauna of the San Juan Mountains. Snacks are included on the trip.
We offer the best guides and activities in Durango, CO 81301. A Jeep tour in La Plata Canyon is a great way to get into the backcountry of the San Juan National Forest. With only a short 15-20 minute drive on the highway, La Plata Canyon is a close option for anyone wanting to experience the wilderness without driving all day. Let us guide you in our new fleet of off-road Jeeps customized for your off-road viewing experience and comfort.
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