La Plata County, Colorado
Along the San Juan Juan Skyway
La Plata County is in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado. This is the home of Durango and the famous Durango & Silverton Scenic Railroad. Named for the Spanish word for "silver" (la plata), La Plata County contains 1,692 square miles of land and 8 square miles of water. The county seat is Durango.
The Welcome Center in Durango
La Plata County PagesBayfield - Durango - Ignacio - La Plata County
San Juan Skyway - San Juan National Forest
Uncompahgre National Forest
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