Numerous campgrounds and picnic sites are scattered throughout the forest. Skiers are attracted to Purgatory Ski Area north of Durango. Fishing for trout in high mountain lakes, swift streams or reservoirs such as McPhee, Vallecito, Lemon and Williams Creek Lake offer the angler many challenges. Hunters stalk mule deer, elk, bear, bighorn sheep, mountain lion, grouse, turkey and ducks.
Please Select from any of the Recreation Activities listed below.