It’s no secret that Durango, CO, is the ideal destination for a wonderful ski vacation. Our gorgeous slopes, beautiful weather means, and ideal snowfall during the winter months means that Durango’s mountains are the perfect place for a winter trip. But that’s not the only thing we are so fortunate to have in Durango! Chapman Hill, a ski area near downtown Durango, has a skating rink that’s popular among locals. During your next stay with Durango Colorado Vacations, stop by the Chapman Hill Ice Rink!
Before skating at the Chapman Hill Ice Rink, grab a bite to eat. When you check out our Activities guide, you’ll receive our recommendations for the best restaurants in the Durango. We’ve also listed our favorite museums, art galleries, hiking trails, and stores in the area. With our Vacation Guide, you don’t have to worry about planning your trip.

Skate at the Chapman Hill Ice Rink

During the winter months, visitors and locals flock to this small, in-town ski and skate facility. The refrigerated rink at the Chapman Hill Ice Rink is perfect for ice skating. Enjoy some of the classic concessions available during your time at the rink. Not a proficient skater? There are lessons available year-round! If you’ve got an up-and-coming hockey player on your hands or if you enjoy smacking the puck around, check out the hockey league. There are lessons available as well as a drop-in league. The ice rink typically opens in December, weather permitting, and snow-making usually begins in December.
Are you visiting Durango during the summer? You can still enjoy the rink! The Chapman Hill Ice Rink transforms into the Chapman Hill Rollerblading Rink during the warmer months. Enjoy the classic roller-rink environment during your stay.
The Chapman Hill Skate and Ski Area also hosts birthday parties. In fact, Chapman Hill says that birthday parties are their specialties! Grab your kids and some family and take a family vacation to Durango to celebrate a birthday or anniversary. Chapman Hill is happy to help!

Stay at Durango Colorado Vacations

After you’re done visiting the Chapman Hill Ice Rink, spend the night at a beautiful vacation rental from Durango Colorado Vacations. We have a wide variety of homes and cabins available to rent, each complete with the best amenities and accommodations. No more worrying about privacy and quiet in a large hotel! With our rentals, you’re sure to get a peaceful night’s rest away from bustling towns or crowded buildings. Our rentals range from cabins to condos to vacation homes and are able to accommodate an array of group sizes. Whether you’re planning that perfect romantic getaway for two or a reunion with extended family, we can help!
Consider renting Curry Barn Extension. Originally built in 1860, this Amish-built barn was constructed in Indiana just before the outbreak of the Civil War. It has since been carefully dismantled and transported to Durango where is was rebuilt exactly as it originally stood. Curry Barn Extension is just a short drive from downtown Durango, including Chapman Hill Ice Rink! It features one master bedroom with a King-sized bed and an upstairs loft with a Queen-sized sofa sleeper. It also has a full kitchen, eating area, and cozy living area. Need more space? There is an additional side to the barn that can be rented separately, making it the perfect retreat with room for the whole family!
Browse the rest of our featured rentals and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.