What You Need to Know Before Visiting the Durango Nordic Center

During your stay in a home from Durango Colorado Vacations, take advantage of the lessons offered at the Durango Nordic Center. Located within Purgatory Resort, this nonprofit provides guests of all ages and abilities snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, and fat biking lessons. Whether you’ve never been near snow before or you’re familiar with winter sports, you’ll learn something from the incredible instructors.
After you’ve taken a few lessons from Durango Nordic Center, put your skills to the test! Download our free Vacation Guide to find out the best skiing, hiking, and biking spots in town. The guide also lists our favorite restaurants, art galleries, museums, and historic sites in Durango. It’s never been easier to plan your trip! Download our free Vacation Guide today!

Everything You Need to Know about the Durango Nordic Center

Where Is Center?

You will find the Durango Nordic Center across Highway 550, north of the Purgatory Resort (formerly known as the Durango Mountain Resort) entrance. Their address is 1 Skier Place, Durango, Colorado.

When Can I Ski?

The Center is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can purchase your trail passes and rentals through their website. You can also contact their office at (970) 385-2114 with any further questions.

What Does the Center Have to Offer?

Durango Nordic Center is known for their incredible clinics and lessons, which run all through the winter season. Group ski lessons are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. There are also private lessons offered at noon. Check the Center’s schedule to find out when clinics are offered. These programs are a great way to learn how to skate!
The Center also features over 20 kilometers of meticulously maintained trails for skate skiing as well as classic skiing. There are separate snowshoe trails, as well as trails for fat biking. If you don’t have winter sport equipment, you can also rent skis or snowshoes while you’re here!

Where Can I Find the Best Accommodations in Durango, Colorado?

After you’ve visited the Durango Nordic Center, return to your beautiful home from Durango Colorado Vacations. We have a wide range of properties available, from luxurious homes to quaint cabins. Whether you plan on exploring downtown Durango, hitting the slopes in Purgatory Resort, or want to get away from city noises, you’ll find a home in the perfect location for your needs.
Consider renting Double J Cabin, a two-bedroom, two-bathroom home that is perfect for a family of four. This home offers an incredible 360-degree view of the mountains and immaculate landscapings. This property has been recently renovated and features a full kitchen, a wood-burning stove, and a small library with books related to the area. Enjoy a meal on the spacious outdoor deck or relax near the onsite pond. The main floor of this property features a bedroom with two twin beds and a large closet, as well as a spacious bathroom. The upper level has a large master suite with a king bed and an adjoining sitting area. The master suite also has a bathroom with a large Jacuzzi tub, double sinks, and a walk-in closet.
Check out the rest of our rentals and book today. We look forward to having you.