With its historical roots as a stage stop and a service community for area lumber and mining operations, South Fork is now the center of a rapidly growing tourist and recreation area. Situated in the beautiful San Juan Mountains where the Rio Grande River meets its south fork, a multitude of activities await each visitor.
In winter, downhill skiers and snowboarders will delight in the abundance of alpine powder on the slopes of Wolf Creek Ski Area . Snowmobilers, snowshoers, and cross-country skiers will find over 255 miles of maintained trails and open parks in which to play. Other activities include ice skating, ice fishing, sledding, sleigh rides, and snowcat tours.
In spring, summer, and fall, golf at 8500 feet at the Rio Grande Club . Fish the Gold Medal waters of the Rio Grande or the many mountain lakes and streams. Enjoy the great outdoors while ATVing, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, or wildlife watching. Take a day trip to the Great Sand Dunes or Mesa Verde National Parks, Wheeler Geological Monument, or ride the Durango & Silverton or Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railways. And don't leave out an evening of live entertainment at the Creede Repertory Theatre.
The innkeepers of our Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado inspected and approved inns will be happy to share their knowledge of the area as they provide first-class lodging to each of their guests in South Fork, Colorado.