Local Attractions

Whether you are a nature enthusiast, an athlete, or an onlooker, there is plenty to do in and around South Fork! 

Scroll through each slideshow below for an idea of the fun to be had in South Fork!

*All Pictures displayed on this page taken by myself, family, friends, or other visitors to our South Fork Home. 

Fun in the Sun!

Summer Activities

Rock climbing, river rafting, horse-back riding, and more. Summertime in South Fork is full of adventures waiting to be had. 

Rent a four-wheeler and go off-roading in the mountains, then head down to Del Norte's Star Drive-In theater to catch a movie under a fantastically star-lit sky.

 Or grab some trail mix and explore the foothills right outside our back door, while the fishermen in your party catch fresh trout for dinner in the Rio Grande River just down the road. 

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Year - Round

Activities & Places to Visit 

Regardless of whether you prefer the sun or the snow, there's plenty to do around South Fork! 

Many of the nearby towns, Pagosa Springs, Creede, Del Norte, and Monte Vista, offer shopping, food, and other forms of fun. 

Creede, a former mining town, is home to an underground mining museum, and is the start of a breathtaking drive through the mountains on their mining ruins tour. Creede is also home to the renowned  Creede Repertory Theatre, holding performances of all kinds year round! 

Pagosa Springs is home to the Pagosa Hot Springs, and the drive over is rife with breathtaking views! 

Check out our slideshow to learn more! 

Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs

Open year round, Pagosa Springs' Hot Springs are the perfect place to relax. Whether resting your muscles after yesterday's adventure, or simply resting in the soothing waters, there is nothing like relaxing in hot springs while watching snow fall around you.

Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs

Open year round, Pagosa Hot Springs offer pools of various temperatures ranging from 65 to 135 degrees! The pools are measured and marked each morning, and the minerals found in the waters are great for your hair and skin.

Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs

Open year round, Pagosa Springs' Hot Springs are the perfect place to relax. Whether resting your muscles after yesterday's adventure, or simply resting in the soothing waters, there is nothing like relaxing in hot springs while watching snow fall around you.

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Summer Activities

Rock climbing, river rafting, horse-back riding, and more. Summertime in South Fork is full of adventures waiting to be had. 

Rent a four-wheeler and go off-roading in the mountains, then head down to Del Norte's Star Drive-In theater to catch a movie under a fantastically star-lit sky.

 Or grab some trail mix and explore the foothills right outside our back door, while the fishermen in your party catch fresh trout for dinner in the Rio Grande River just down the road. 

Hiking and Rock Climbing
Hiking and Rock Climbing

Explore the foothills and mountains surrounding South Fork! Whether you're interested in hiking, or true rock climbing, South Fork is full of opportunities to feed your thirst for adventure! This image was taken by hiking up the foothills just across the highway! If you look closely, you can see our cabin and the Rio Grande River in the background.

Rafting
Rafting

Experience the Rio Grande National Forest from the Rio Grande itself! Rafts, Kyacks, and Canoes are available for rent on both guided and self-led trips down the river.

Hike the Great Sand Dunes
Hike the Great Sand Dunes

Conquer the Great Sand Dunes National Park with a hike to the top! Or, visit the nature center at its base for an interesting and educational outing.

Hiking and Rock Climbing
Hiking and Rock Climbing

Explore the foothills and mountains surrounding South Fork! Whether you're interested in hiking, or true rock climbing, South Fork is full of opportunities to feed your thirst for adventure! This image was taken by hiking up the foothills just across the highway! If you look closely, you can see our cabin and the Rio Grande River in the background.

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 horse-back riding,
rafting,
4-wheeling,
hiking, 
fishing
Star Drive In theater
Hiking
Rock-Climbing
Golf​

Fun in the Snow!
Fun in the Snow!

Looking for winter activities in South Fork? Just walk outside! Snow Angels, building Snow Men, Snow-Ball fights and Sledding are only a few ways to enjoy the snow in South Fork.

Skiing & Snow Boarding
Skiing & Snow Boarding

South Fork is the closest town to The Wolf Creek Ski Resort. Known for some of the best snow in Colorado, Wolf Creek offers slopes of all levels and difficulties! Including options for children's' ski school.

Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Wolf Creek Ski Resort

With a short half-hour drive through beautiful views, South Fork is the closest town to The Wolf Creek Ski Resort. Known for some of the best snow in Colorado, Wolf Creek offers slopes of all levels and difficulties! Including options for children's' ski school.

Fun in the Snow!
Fun in the Snow!

Looking for winter activities in South Fork? Just walk outside! Snow Angels, building Snow Men, Snow-Ball fights and Sledding are only a few ways to enjoy the snow in South Fork.

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Winter Fun

With an average of nearly 180 inches of snow a year, South Fork and its surrounding area is home to some of the best snow in Colorado! 

Between snow-ball fights, sledding, and renting snow-mobiles, everyone will have a wonderful time! And skiing enthusiasts will enjoy Wolf Creek Ski Resort, just up the road. 

 

Nature, Wildlife, and Vistas

You don't  have to be a photography enthusiast to want to take pictures of the breathtaking views and vistas in and around South Fork..

Visitors of all interests are amazed by the natural beauty of the area. 

Beaver Creek Reservoir
Beaver Creek Reservoir

View off the Balcony
View off the Balcony

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