Things to Do

Like the idea of a town with NO stoplights? And are you tired of the big city resort towns and their traffic? That's why folks like South Fork, a small town, really big with REAL outdoor recreation. You may want to go north a 20-minute drive to Creede or on to Lake City. Maybe west to Pagosa Springs. Maybe east to Sand Dunes. Maybe south to Summitville. Nestled at 8200 ft at the base of the southern Rockies. 

You'll find our central location in the heart of REAL Colorado, the perfect base camp to explore and enjoy all that San Juan Mountains has to offer. Get away from the CROWDS, above the HEAT, and under theTREES!

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Bachelor Loop

The Bachelor Loop is a 17-mile loop that makes its way through the mining district and some ghost towns. Make sure that you check on the road's weather conditions so that you can stay safe during your trip.

Beaver Creek Camp

One of the best places in the Rockies and a well-kept secret is the Beaver Creek Christian Camp & Retreat Center. The center is located in the Rio Grande National Forest little bit west of South Fork, Colorado. Take time to go canoeing, horseback riding, low ropes course, swimming, rock climbing and rappelling and more fun activities! Come see why campers and groups are making Beaver Creek their choice to explore faith in God, themselves, and the world around them. We are passionate about sharing the love of the Lord in an environment that reflects His majesty! They are a Christian camp located near the Rockies.

Big Country Fun Outdoor Adventures

Welcome to BIG COUNTRY -- and when we say BIG COUNTRY, we mean it! There are hundreds of miles of roads and trails to explore in this part of Southern Colorado.

Creede Repertory Theatre

Creede Repertory Theatre produces contemporary and classic theatre. Enjoy the plays and musicals at the oldest repertory theatre in Colorado.

Doc's Outdoor Sports

We are your "Prescription for Outdoor Fun!". Doc's is South Fork's four season sporting goods store. Let us help outfit you for all of your outdoor needs. Doc's offers a full line of sporting goods including: fishing, camping, hunting, backpacking,outdoor sportswear, gifts, fresh fudge, Hunting & Fishing Licenses, and ski & snowboard rentals.

Elk Country Jeeps Rentals

TAKE THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED. Your Rocky Mountain Adventure Begins Here…

Emmanuel Chapel

Worship Service 10:45 am

Monte Vista Golf Club

Diamond In The Rough. Come and experience all the Tradition, History, and Prestige found on one of Colorado's first 15 courses.

Moon Valley

We are family owned and run and have been in business since 1969. Moon Valley is located on beautiful Wolf Creek Pass 6 miles from South Fork, CO and 11 miles from the top of Wolf Creek. Our elevation is 8,000 feet?

Mountain Skillz

If you love snowmobiling and motorized-specific avalanche safety training you need to stop by Mountain Skills! They welcome all skill levels so if you have never been before nows the time. Our services are proudly offered under a Special Use Permit throughout the Divide Ranger District of the Rio Grande National Forest. They also offer snowmobiles for rent

Outdoor Depot

Outdoor Depot, LLC is nestled in the small town of South Fork, Colorado just off Highway 160 and surrounded by nearly 2 million acres of national forest. We are a full service Kawasaki & Trailer Sales dealership, offering new and used ATV’s, RUV’s, UTV’s, Snowmobiles, Motorcycles, Trailers and Accessories.

Quiller Gallery

The Quiller Gallery was established in 1970 by Stephen Quiller, a painter who has lived and worked in the southern Colorado mountains for over thirty years. The Gallery is located on historic Main Street in Creede, and is open daily in the summer and fall, and by appointment in the off-season!

Rio Grande Club & Resort

Players enjoy the award winning combination of sandstone outcroppings, pine, aspen and cottonwood groves, a challenging shot over the mighty Rio Grande River, and your only half way home. The back nine consists of dramatic elevations, serene Alder Creek and a truly mountain style nine that will seal-the-deal for a return visit.

Rocky Mountain Ski and Raft

Ride you're intertube down the Rio Grande River and take in the view of the mountains in South Fork, Colorado. The River is pretty mild most of the year and is the [erfect trip for the whole family There are boats available for rent so don't worry about hooking up the boat and bringing it with you on your weekend getaway.

Silver Thread Byway

The colorful old mining and logging camps of the Silver Thread Scenic Byway offer a wealth of history, while the surrounding Wilderness and National Forest lands serve up a huge dose of scenic beauty. Follow the Byway as it traces the routes of old toll roads, stagecoach lines and railways.

South Fork Anglers

Those that love fishing will love fly fishing in colorado. People from all over the country consider Southwestern Colorado to be the greatest fly fishing destination. Take in the Rockies, and the beautiful Rio Grande River and you relax and fish.

Top 10 Hunting Rifle Scopes of 2017

Check out the guns that this hunter has ranked the best of 2017 for hunting. Grab your scope rifle and take the family on a hunting trip.

Wheeler Geologic Area

The area is a wonderful place to see, but getting there requires a good bit of effort. Wheeler is located 24 miles from South Fork on Pool Table Rd. The 14 mile, 4-wheel drive road to the area is quite rough and in wet weather it can get very slick and become impassable. It is an expert level trail. An early start is required, as the trip takes a full day. Potential travelers are advised to check with the Visitor Center and the Creede Ranger District Office prior to making the trip.

Wolf Creek

The BEST snow and BEST prices Wolf Creek's seven lifts service incredibly beautiful terrain, over 1,600 acres. Use the link above for more info- web cam, forcast, trail map, sign up for email and get updates.
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