Vallecito Lake is located 18 miles NE of Durango and provides a perfect base for enjoying the Four Corners area. Sheltered in a secluded mountain valley 8,000 feet above sea level, Vallecito Lake is one of the largest and most beautiful bodies of water in Colorado.

Directions: Take County Road 240 north from Durango to the intersection of County Road 501, a distance of about 14 miles. Turn left and take County Road 501 north to Vallecito Reservoir, a distance of about 4 miles.