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Dallas Creek

Dallas Creek site, furthest south, provides daytime activities and picnic sites throughout the winter. Located at the confluence of the Uncompahgre River and Dallas Creek, it is a perfect place for viewing wildlife and hiking, including a trail that connects the park to the Town of Ridgway.
  • Published: Apr 4, 2023
  • By: Chamber Staff
  • Edited: Apr 13, 2023
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Nestled in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, Dallas Creek is a picturesque valley located just outside of Ridgway, Colorado. Known for its stunning natural beauty and abundant recreational opportunities, Dallas Creek is a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

Hiking is one of the most popular activities in Dallas Creek, with a variety of trails available for all skill levels. From gentle strolls through wildflower-filled meadows to challenging ascents up rugged peaks, there's a trail for every hiker in Dallas Creek. Many of the trails offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, making for a truly unforgettable hiking experience.

For those who prefer two wheels to two feet, Dallas Creek also offers excellent mountain biking opportunities. The area is home to miles of trails that wind through the mountains and forests, offering challenging climbs, thrilling descents, and spectacular views.

Fly fishing is another popular activity in Dallas Creek, with the area home to some of the best trout streams in the state. Anglers can try their luck at catching rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout in the crystal-clear waters of the creek, while taking in the stunning natural beauty of the area.

In the winter months, Dallas Creek transforms into a winter wonderland, with opportunities for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and even backcountry skiing. With miles of trails to explore and some of the best snow in the state, Dallas Creek is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

With its stunning natural beauty and abundant recreational opportunities, it's easy to see why this hidden gem in the San Juan Mountains has become a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

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