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Getting Here

By Car

Just 25 miles north of Durango, Purgatory Resort is the most accessible major ski resort in Colorado.

Get driving directions from Google Maps.

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From Downtown Durango: 35 minutes

Drive north on US-550/Main Avenue for about 25 miles. Follow US-550 to mile marker 49. Welcome to Purgatory. View Google Maps Driving Directions from Durango.

From Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO): about an hour

Exit the airport and drive north on Airport Rd/CR-309. Turn left (north) onto HWY 172. Turn left (west) onto HWY 160. Continue onto USS-550 North/Camino Del Rio. Turn left on Skier Place. Welcome to Purgatory. View Google Maps Driving Directions from Durango-La Plata County Airport.

By Air

Just 25 miles north of Durango, Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) has direct flights from Denver (DIA), Phoenix (PHX) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW).

American, United Express and US Airways have daily service to Durango. View more flight details

Purgatory offers shuttle service from the airport to the resort. For rates, call Purgatory’s Transportation Department at 970-426-7282.

By Private Aircraft

Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) maintains an FBO and offers private aircraft hangaring and amenities.