Cozy Accommodation for an Alpine Retreat in South Fork, ColoradoSouth Fork, Colorado (United States)
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· Pets allowed · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue
This alpine retreat is a cozy vacation rental in a lodge located in South Fork, Colorado, near the banks of the Rio Grande River. It can accommodate two guests. There is one bedroom and one bathroom. The bedroom has a king-size bed and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a bathtub and shower combination. Linens and towels are provided.
The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a mini-fridge, a microwave, and a coffeemaker with coffee and snacks. Other amenities include heating and air conditioning, cable and satellite, and Wi-Fi.
Outside, there is a front porch with a bench, where guests can sit and watch the sun rise over the majestic snow-capped peaks with a mug of freshly-brewed coffee. Guests will have access to hot tubs, a gas BBQ grill, and an outdoor fire pit. Read More
- Running water
- Safe box
- Air conditioning
- Cell service
- King-size bed
- BR/DVD player
- Kitchen equipment
- Outdoor furniture
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Fire pit
- Shared Barbecue
Guests will have shared access to hot tubs and an outdoor fire pit. Wi-fi is available.
There is plenty of free parking space onsite.
Location + Surroundings
This property is located in South Fork, Colorado, and is surrounded by lush pine woodlands, roaring rivers, and majestic snow-capped mountains. The property is around 20 minutes away from Wolf Creek Ski Area and is an hour away from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Tucked away in the San Luis Valley, South Fork is perched on the confluence between the South Fork and Rio Grande Rivers. It is over 20 minutes away from Rio Grande National Forest, and about two hours away from San Juan National Forest. The closest airport is San Luis Valley Regional Airport, which is roughly an hour away from South Fork. Read More
- Whitewater rafting
- Water sports
- Winter sports
- Scuba diving
South Fork lies between the South Fork and Rio Grande Rivers, meaning guests will have easy access to both rivers for kayaking, canoeing, and whitewater rafting.
Guests at the property will be close to Wolf Creek Ski Area. Here guests can ski, snowboard, sled, snowshoe, and ride snowmobiles. They can also go ice fishing or ice climbing. Couples can ice skate or take a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride together.
Guests can drive up to Rio Grande National Forest for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing through the San Luis Valley. They can climb the rugged rocks and jagged peaks of the San Juan Mountains, or go caving and rappelling in river canyons. In the summer, guests can go boating, fishing, and scuba-diving in glistening alpine lakes. In the winter, they can ski, snowboard, sled, tube, and snowmobile down forested mountain trails.
Guests can visit Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Guests can go sand boarding and sand sledding on the park's famous dunes. In the summer, they can hike, bike, backpack, and ride horses along several miles of trails cutting through dunes, forests, wetlands, and gorges. They can also go climbing, rappelling, and mountaineering through the canyons of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Additionally, guests can canoe and kayak on Medano Lake or swim and fish in Medano Creek.
The town of South Fork has many delicious restaurants, unique shops, and bars. Guests can play a round of golf at local courses, learn history at old mines and railroads, or stroll through a couple of art galleries.
Guests can take day trips to San Juan National Forest. Guests can hike, view wildlife, and ride bikes, horses, and ATVs through the Weminuche Wilderness, Colorado's largest wilderness area. The park overlaps with many popular local ski resorts like Purgatory and Telluride, so winter sports fans will have more opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. Guests can go boating, kayaking, canoeing, and jet-skiing on more alpine lakes and river rapids. Those with valid state licenses are allowed to hunt for big game like moose, black bears, and mountain lions.
- Pets allowed additional charge
- No smoking
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
Smoking is not allowed. Dogs are permitted for an additional low nightly fee.
There is a minimum renting age of 21 years old.
Additional taxes and fees are included.