This historic coal-fired steam-power AC generating plant offers a wide variety of programs, exhibits, and activities designed to provide an entertaining and inspiring look at science. Located off Camino Del Rio with direct access from the Animas River Trail. This interactive science center is perfect for family adventures for all ages to learn something amazing! Whether its history, technology, or culture this exhibit has everything you’ll want to immerse you and your family into a one of a kind experience. They have a beautiful outdoor patio filled with exhibits, flowers, and an organic garden. As well as river side access for a day in the sun by the beautiful Animas River. For more information on hours and admission click here. For directions and parking click here. Or to check out what exhibits are currently featured click here. Plan your next Durango family adventure at the Powerhouse Science Center for an entertaining excursion with an educational twist!
ROLL eBike + Lunch + SUP Combo Package
With all that Durango has to offer it can be hard to do it all in one day! With the Roll combo package you can experience Durango like a local in just 5 hours by exploring the animas river trail by ebike, then relaxing with a gourmet lunch before you head out to float down the calm section of the Animas River by SUP (stand-up-paddleboard). When you rent an ebike or paddle board or both from Roll the entire family—grandkids, parents, and grandparents—can enjoy time together.
Roll is also perfect for a group of friends to connect outside and with each other. The electric bike’s pedal assist takes you further with ease and everyone can keep up. As for Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the upper Animas, you don’t half to stand, you can sit or even lay down and float (and stop to swim!) this calm section of the river. This package is a perfect Durango family activity and a top Durango thing to do for a group of friends. You can even use this combo for a much needed employee appreciation day!
The best part about Roll is that they deliver to you. When booking online (they don’t have a shop) you can select delivery to your hotel, Airbnb, VRBO, any address within 10 miles of Durango or to the Animas River Trail or Oxbo Park put-in.
Cruise down to the BMX track on the animas river trail by ebike or drive to 360 S Camino Del Rio and see this one of a kind course! This track offers free spectator racing events and is open to the public if you want to test your skills. Whether you’re an avid cyclist or just want to have fun this track is doable for everyone. Durango BMX is hosting the 2022 State Championship race the weekend of August 19th-21st. Welcoming over 300 riders from around the state to come battle it out for the championship title. This is a weekend you won’t want to miss. Save yourself the hassle of parking and rent an ebike to cruise down the Animas River Trail to watch the action! For more information click here.
Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum
This family friendly environment is the perfect place for a unique adventure into the world of fish! Fun fact, this is the oldest state owned fish hatchery in all of Colorado. They raise rainbow, brown, Snake River and native cutthroat trout, and kokanee salmon. By running this hatchery they’re able to stock over a million catchable fish in the southwest corner of Colorado. With direct access from the Animas River Trail you can make a day out by renting an ebike to travel to and from this destination. They’re open daily from 8am-4:30pm all year round. Need something for the kids? Click here to find activities and education courses that they’ll love!
Looking for a relaxed game of put put golf with a tasty twist? Look no further! Serious Texas BBQ offers a full put put golf course located right next to their delicious BBQ restaurant. Grab a mouth watering meal then head over to the putting course for some good old fashion golfing fun. Located off Camino Del Rio, as well as provides direct access from the Animas River Trail. Take an ebike cruise from downtown to their location and test your golf skills! Check out what others have to say about this experience by clicking here.
We hope you have fun exploring Durango like a local and skip the rental car and explore our beautiful town by ebike. See you on the Animas River!
Ebike & Paddle Board
When you rent an ebike or paddle in Durango from Roll, you skip the rental hassle with 24/7 online booking, free door-to-door delivery, and your choice of time and duration from 8am-9pm, 7 days/week. Plus, you get choose from 2, 4, 8 hour and multi-day ebike rentals (including free delivery within 10 miles of Durango). We offer something for everyone—singles, couples, families (kids 6+), groups, employee team building days, and ebike and paddle board combo packages. Make your day really special and add a gourmet lunch at check out.