What To Do

Colorado Railbiking

Embark on our thrilling Rails to River adventure, where you'll experience the best of both worlds. Railbiking your way down the tracks, pedaling your way through picturesque landscapes. For an extra adventure, railbiking your way down the tracks, then indulge in the excitement of rafting down the river, as you navigate gentle rapids and enjoy the refreshing waters. Call us at 888-738-0123 or visit our website

South Fork Alder Ass Race

Donkeys first arrived on US soil in 1784 as a royal gift from King Charles III of Spain to George Washington. The donkeys first worked the plantations, but by the 1800s, were helping to build the American West. They were used by miners during the Gold Rush era, but by the turn of the century, many of these hearty little donkeys were abandoned. The donkeys found ways to survive the most unforgiving, yet extreme terrains >> read more >>


Hunting There are three hunting sections in the South Fork Area. The units are 76, 79, 80 and 81. These units offer many different opportunities for hunting. From small game such as fox, coyotes, and rabbits to big game such as deer, elk, moose, and more. Season dates are set by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Come to South Fork and enjoy the many hunting opportunities for the outdoors man. Colorado Parks & Wildlife - >> read more >>

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Wolf Creek Ski Area

Wolf Creek Ski Area is a high alpine ski resort, 10,300 feet at the base and 11,900 feet at the summit. Chinook's Snowy Pine Cabins & RV Park is located just 17 miles from the ski area, in South Fork Colorado. Chinook has nine log cabins to accommodate you and your friends. Wolf Creek Ski Area is one of Colorado's finest ski resorts with light powder snow. A snow and road condition report is >> read more >>


While South Fork is not precisely the center of the San Luis Valley, as far as snowmobile hobbyists are concerned, the town and the area nearby are the capital for the activity in this part of southern Colorado. Snowmobile Rentals Twin Pine Motor Sports Season after season Twin Pine Motor Sports remains the San Luis Valley's leading snowmobile rental outlet because of their superior machines and customer service. This winter, experience what you have been >> read more >>

Winter Rentals & Retail

If you are looking for top-notch ski and snowboard rentals, snowmobile rentals, or some warm winter gear...South Fork has you covered!  Come visit the businesses below for all your winter gear needs! 8200 Mountain Sports 8200 Mountain Sports is South Fork’s #1 ski shop serving Wolf Creek Ski area. We offer the largest selection of ski and snowboard equipment in town. Being the only “demo shop” in South Fork our rental inventory is updated extensively >> read more >>

South Fork Chamber of Commerce

South Fork Chamber of Commerce South Fork is more than a place to spend time, but rather a state of mind. People here believe in establishing relationships for years of treasured mountain memories. There is no need to look further than South Fork for the place of solitude away from the roar of society where lasting memories of joy are created and life is truly lived. For more information on South Fork Colorado visit the >> read more >>

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park Explore the tallest dunes in North America right here in the San Luis Valley. The Great Sand Dunes are very unique to the area. Enjoy hiking, sledding, sand boarding and exploring. Rugged 13,000 ft. summits, alpine lakes, tundra and ancient forest are protected in the Great Sand Dunes National Preserve. Explore the grasslands, shrublands, and wetlands that surround the Great Sand Dunes. The park is located about an hour and >> read more >>

Cumbres Toltec Railroad

Cumbres & Toltec Railroad The Cumbres and Toltec Railroad is a proud remnant of the spirit of the old west. Built in 1880, it goes through steep passes and deep gorges. The train operates seven days a week starting in May going thru to mid October. In 1970, the states of Colorado and New Mexico jointly purchased the track and line-side structures from Antonito to Chama, as well as nine steam locomotives, and over 130 freight >> read more >>


The Rio Grande Club Rated "One of the top 10 new courses" by Golf Digest. The Rio Grande Club offers Fine Dinning, Wedding Receptions, Conferences, and Tournaments. The 18 hole Championship course has a 138 slope and 72.9 difficulty rating. The course plays from 5800 to 7200 yards, depending on which of the 4 sets of tees you choose to play from. The course has been meticulously crafted on nearly 300 acres and is surrounded >> read more >>


Rio Grande River Rafting The Headwaters of the historic Rio Grande River begins its 1800 mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico high in the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Southern Colorado. Winding its way down through picturesque canyons and rolling hills. It provides some of the best river stretches for rafting in the state. You can choose from gentle glides down the river on slow moving waters or to the excitement found in many >> read more >>


Hooked on South Fork The Rio Grande Waters between Creede and South Fork are Gold Medal waters, which are catch-and-release fishing areas. Gold Medal waters keep the fish in the water and lets them grow to a larger size. The section of water between South Fork and Del Norte provides the best location for the opportunity to catch a Trophy Brown Trout. For more information on Gold Medal Waters in the South Fork area please >> read more >>

ATV & Jeep Rentals

Twin Pine Motor Sports Twin Pine Motor Sports will help you create your own adventure in a Jeep Wrangler or on an ATV. Twin Pine Motor Sports maintains all of their Jeep and ATV rentals to the highest standards to ensure you have the most enjoyable experience possible. For more information and to reserve your rental, please call 719-873-9873 or visit their website. Elk Country Jeep Rentals Take the road less traveled and rent a >> read more >>

Horseback Riding

Horseback Rides at Cottonwood Cove. This is an experience you should not miss! We have beautiful scenic trails that cross over the Rio Grande River into the mountains. Our wrangler John Whitney has been with us over 30 years! He takes the time to make sure everyone truly gets to experience the beautiful scenery in this area, and will even help with the many requested photo opportunities at the different overlooks. The rides are enjoyable >> read more >>

For more information on things to do in and around South Fork and for area events, please visit the Upper Rio Grande Guide or https://southforkchamber.com/tours-rentals/#