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 Colorado Tourism Office calls South Fork: "one of Colorado's Hidden Gems" See article at state website- click here

South fork won best "small adventure town"-   


You'll find our central location in the heart of Colorado Country the perfect base camp to explore and enjoy all that the area has to offer. Wildlife and bird watching (including the local elk & deer herds), hiking and biking, rock climbing, rafting, fishing, 4-wheeling, horseback riding and fly fishing on our Gold Medal waters take you into the beautiful Rio Grande National Forest. Prepare a picnic lunch and head into the wilderness for a day of relaxation and exploration!  Like to see a video of the area?   Rio Grande counrty-

Things to do in South Fork, Colorado

For indoor arts and recreation, South Fork offers a variety of restaurants and shops. You may want to take the short, 20-minute drive to Creede. This historic mining town offers an Underground Mining Museum and the Creede Historical Museum, the nationally recognized Creede Repertory Theatre, and a whole array of quaint shops and beautiful art galleries.

South Fork attractions include the Rio Grande Railway, Rio Grande Club Golf Course, Wolf Creek Ski Area, and the Silver Thread Scenic Byway (offering a spectacular mountain drive with views of clear streams, dramatic waterfalls, and amazing vistas).

Things to do in South Fork, Colorado

A full day trip might take you to Lake City and American Basin to see the spectacular wildflowers, Mesa Verde National Monument, the Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Hot Springs Swimming Pool, to ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railway, visit to Wheeler Geological Site or maybe a trip over Engineer or Cinnamon Pass. Pagosa Springs is just over Wolf Creek Pass and offers an amazing Hot Springs Resort, and an array of dining and shopping opportunities.

Or you may just decide to relax on our grounds. Enjoy a nice grilled steak, kick back with a good book or cuddle up with your loved ones.

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Anyway you look at it, Lazy Bear Cabins offers you many ways to unwind from the rigors of life.