Nugget Cabin, The



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The Nugget Cabin covered in a blanket of snow near Durango, Colorado
Snuggle Up in the Comfort of the Nugget Cabin Near Durango, Colorado

Nestled in the Upper Animas Valley, The Nugget Cabin is a comfortable single cabin on a private lot surrounded by the San Juan National Forest, a recreational Mecca!

Hiking and mountain biking trails are close by. Skiing enthusiasts will enjoy the 5 minute drive to Purgatory Ski Resort.

After a fun day of vacationing, everyone will enjoy the outdoor hot tub with views of the mountains and stars. If you're lucky enough to be here when it's snowing, you'll know why vacationers have been returning for 23 years.

Bring pets, there's no pet deposit!

No cleaning fees!

LOCATION: Just off Highway 550 between Durango and Silverton near Durango, CO.

CALL TODAY: 970-946-9501.



  • Elevation: 8850 feet above sea level.
  • Region: Durango - Southwest, Colorado
  • BBQ Grills (individual use): Yes


  • National Park OR Monument: 50 minutes drive.
  • National Forests & BLM Lands: Walking distance.
  • State Parks: 30 minutes drive.
  • Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: 30 minutes drive.
  • Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.
  • Designated Hiking Trails: 5 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Museum: 30 minutes drive.
  • Hot Mineral Springs: 30 minutes drive.
  • Golf Course: 30 minutes drive.
  • Movie Theater: 30 minutes drive.
  • Art Gallery: 30 minutes drive.
  • Restaurant(s): 5 minutes drive.

  • Stocked Fishing Pond: 30 minutes drive.
  • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: 10 minutes drive.
  • Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: 10 minutes drive.
  • Fly Shop: 30 minutes drive.
  • Paddle Shop: 30 minutes drive.
  • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: 30 minutes drive.
  • Designated Whitewater Park (Kayak, Canoe): 30 minutes drive.
  • Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): 5 minutes drive.
  • Jeep Trails: 20 minute drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • Jeep Tours: 20 minute drive (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Trails: 20 minute drive.
  • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Tours: 20 minute drive.
  • Tourist Train Rides: 30 minutes drive.
  • Historic/Cultural Tours: 30 minute drive.
  • Bike Path: 30 minutes drive.
  • Bicycle Shop: 30 minutes drive.
  • Performing Arts Theatre: 30 minutes drive.
  • Cowboy Supper & Show: 30 minutes drive.
  • Chairlift/Gondola/Tram Rides: 5 minutes drive.

  • Hunting in Area: 5 minutes drive.
  • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 75, 74, 741,

  • Downhill/Snowboarding Ski Area: 5 minutes drive.
  • Cross Country Skiing Trails: 5 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rentals: 5 minutes drive.
  • Snowshoe Trails: 5 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Snowmobile Trails: 5 minutes drive to trailhead.
  • Snowmobile Tours: 5 minutes drive.
  • Sleigh Rides: 5 minutes drive.

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