Walk your dog– 800 acres of parks and 3 million acres of forests are calling!
May04

Walk your dog– 800 acres of parks and 3 million acres of forests are calling!

Walk your dog– it’s good for you!  Your dog loves it and in this fabulous wilderness areas there are plenty of places to hike and beautiful nature to see.  Durango, Colorado– the jewel of the Southwest– is a wonderful place to live work and play!  It is dog friendly, and part of the Durango system of 800 acres of parks includes the dog park where dogs can run free and socialize together.  Durango’s parks...

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Parks & Recreation Releases Impressive Figures on Impacts
Feb15

Parks & Recreation Releases Impressive Figures on Impacts

The Durango Parks & Recreation Department says that every dollar invested in amenities generates more than $2 in economic benefit to the community; next public meeting on downtown’s redesign is on Feb.16, and Fort Lewis College has joined forces with the University of Colorado to create a four-year undergraduate nursing degree. This story is sponsored by Pop’s Truck & RV and Serious Texas BBQ

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Organic Parks May Day Celebration
May12

Organic Parks May Day Celebration

Katrina Blair, founder of Turtle Lake Refuge and organics parks advocate, tells us about the importance of using organic fertilizers in our public parks. She tells us about the Dandelion Festival, celebrating May 1st at Rotary Park. Filmed and Edited by Tucker Cocchiarella. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands.

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Take a walk in the park by the river… Durango’s parks are OPEN!!
Jul28

Take a walk in the park by the river… Durango’s parks are OPEN!!

Take a walk in the park by the river… in one of Durango Colorado’s many parks!  Or if you prefer take your bike or your boat and enjoy the float!! Durango’s 800 acres of beautiful clean safe parks by the Animas River are open.  Time for a walk or take your bike, kayak, tube or raft… the river is calling.  The river trail goes through the parks and allows you to hike and bike and enjoy the gorgeous scenery and...

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How many town’s Parks & Recreation have their own ski resort?
Mar08

How many town’s Parks & Recreation have their own ski resort?

Our little mountain town is so lucky to have a ski area right in the heart of our community. CHAPMAN HILL SKI AREA IN DURANGO TO EXTEND SEASON   Due to the amazing support from the community and great snow conditions, Chapman Hill plans to extend the ski season through March 24 with amended times and prices. With the plentiful natural snow and the thick layer of man-made snow, Chapman Hill Ski Area will be able to extend the ski...

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Durango Parks and Recreation – Easter Egg Scramble
Mar23

Durango Parks and Recreation – Easter Egg Scramble

DESCRIPTION Come to Smith Sports Complex for this FREE community event. The egg fetchers will be divided according to age group from toddler to age 8. The Easter Bunny will be there to start all age divisions and for pictures! Please bring a basket to carry all your goodies.     Kid friendly   Not dog friendly   DATE & TIME Sat, March 31, 2018 9:30am – 11:00am   LOCATION Smith Sports Complex 1480 E 8th Ave...

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Durango Parks and Recreation Receives National Gold Medal Award for Excellence
Feb12

Durango Parks and Recreation Receives National Gold Medal Award for Excellence

American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration awards Durango the top national honor Durango, CO – The Durango Parks and Recreation Department received the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in the Field of Park and Recreation Management. The Gold Medal Award was granted by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association. This most...

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Durango Parks and Recreation Receives National Gold Medal Award for Excellence

Pager item text :Durango Parks and RecreationImage:Durango Parks and Recreation Receives National Gold Medal Award for Excellence American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration awards Durango the top national honor Durango, CO – The Durango Parks and Recreation Department received the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in the Field of Park and Recreation Management. The Gold Medal Award was granted by the American...

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9th Annual Durango Parks & Recreation Triathlon

Image:9th Annual Durango Parks & Recreation Triathlon Durango, CO – Register NOW for the 9th Annual Durango Parks and Recreation Triathlon. The event kicks off at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 4. Register at the Durango Community Recreation Center or online at www.active.com. The cost is $45.00 for individuals and $90.00 for a team. No race day registrations will be accepted. By incorporating sprint triathlon distances,...

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“Like” Durango Parks and Recreation on Facebook Contest

Image:”Like” Durango Parks and Recreation on Facebook Contest Durango, CO: Do you use Facebook? Then give Durango Parks and Recreation a “Like.” All Facebook members that “Like” our government organization page by November 30th will be entered to win a Durango Parks and Recreation gift card. The gift cards are useable towards any Durango Parks and Recreation program registration, purchase, pass, or...

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