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galloping goose train museum

Gift Shop & Train Museum. Marvel at the miniature layout of Dolores in the 1940's, operate an old fashioned telegraph, learn the history of the railroad and Galloping Goose, and explore Goose #5. They also operate excursions on the Durango & Silverton and Cumbres & Toltec railways. FREE ADMISSION.

HOURS

Winter (Oct 15 - May 15) (by appointment)

Summer (May 15 - Oct 15) 
Mon-Sat 9AM-5PM
(Hours of operation are subject to the availability of volunteer staff)

421 RAILROAD AVENUE

(970)882-7082

mcphee lake & campground

McPhee is the largest in the San Juan National Forest and second largest in Colorado with 50 miles of shoreline in piñon, juniper, and sagebrush country. Boat ramps are closed unless there are mussel inspectors on site. There are two access points to McPhee: The McPhee Complex and the House Creek Entrance. The McPhee campground is on a mesa 500 feet above the reservoir, with road access to the boat launch area. 71 campsites, paved access and parking, picnic sites, barrier-free flush toilets, and 24 sites with electric hookups. There are volleyball posts, a ball field, and horseshoe pits (you supply the equipment).

The House Creek Campground has 23 campsites, open play area, composting toilets, sanitary dumping station, group picnic areas, and four-lane boat ramp. 

No firewood or showers.

25000 HWY 184, DOLORES (MAIN MCPHEE ENTRANCE)

FOREST SERVICE RD 528 (HOUSE CREEK ENTRANCE)

877-444-6777 CAMPING

(970) 882-7296 RANGER

CANYON OF THE ANCIENTS MUSEUM

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum displays artifacts and records from excavations in the Four Corners area, one of the richest archaeological regions in the United States, and is also the headquarters for Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Exhibits, Gift Shop, Picnic area and half-mile nature trail.

ADMISSION:
$3 adults March-October; 
Free November-February 
17 & under free
They honor Federal Lands Recreation Passes. 

HOURS

Jan. 6 – Feb. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m 

Wednesday – Sunday; Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

March 1 – Oct. 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m 

Tuesday – Sunday; Closed Mondays

27501 HWY 184, DOLORES

(970)882-5600

boggy draw trail system

McPhee is the largest in the San Juan National Forest and second largest in Colorado with 50 miles of shoreline in piñon, juniper, and sagebrush country. Boat ramps are closed unless there are mussel inspectors on site. There are two access points to McPhee: The McPhee Complex and the House Creek Entrance. The McPhee campground is on a mesa 500 feet above the reservoir, with road access to the boat launch area. 71 campsites, paved access and parking, picnic sites, barrier-free flush toilets, and 24 sites with electric hookups. There are volleyball posts, a ball field, and horseshoe pits (you supply the equipment).

The House Creek Campground has 23 campsites, open play area, composting toilets, sanitary dumping station, group picnic areas, and four-lane boat ramp. 

No firewood or showers.

25000 HWY 184, DOLORES (MAIN MCPHEE ENTRANCE)

FOREST SERVICE RD 528 (HOUSE CREEK ENTRANCE)

877-444-6777 CAMPING

(970) 882-7296 RANGER

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