Wolf Creek Colorado (US)

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Highway 160 on the way to Wolf Creek ski reosrt

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Local Airport: DRO
International Airports: DIA

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Highway 160 on the way to Wolf Creek
Wolf Creek Ski Resort Location:

Wolf Creek ski resort is located in the San Juan and Rio Grande national forest between Pagosa Springs and South Fork, Colorado, not close to anything or anyone. The resort lies in a remote part of Colorado and is the most Southern of all of the Colorado resorts.

Wolf Creek is most conveniently accessed by personal automobile or rental car from an airport. If one wants to visit multiple resorts, approach from the South from Albuquerque New Mexico and you can also ski Taos. If approaching from Durango Colorado, you might also be able to ski Telluride and Silverton. If driving South from Denver, you might also be able to include Crested Butte and Monarch Mountain.

Highway 160 on the way to Wolf Creek

It's a beautiful drive from any approach.

The view of Wolf Creek ski resort from Hwy 160

The view of Wolf Creek ski resort from Hwy 160

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Wolf Creek Ski Resort
Wolf Creek Pass, Highway 160 East Pagosa Springs, Colorado USA 81147
Latitude: 37.471775
Longitude: -106.793283

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Directions to Wolf Creek Ski Resort:

Located in the middle of nowhere but still driving distance from Denver, Durango and Albuquerque airports.

  • From Denver International Airport (DIA): (located 316 miles (508 km) Southwest of DIA, about 5 hrs and avoiding toll roads))
    (DIA Address: 8500 Pena Blvd, Denver, CO 80249)
    • Follow airport exit signs to towards Terminal Road
    • Slight right onto East 86th Ave, slight right and becomes Pena Blvd (road which leads to/from airport)
    • Merge onto Hwy I-70 West
    • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 282 to merge onto Hwy I-225 South towards Colorado Springs
    • Keep left and merge onto I-25 South. (Note: Hwy I-225 terminates at Hwy I-25)
    • After long drive, take exit 50 for Hwy US 160 West
    • Drive to Wolf Creek ski resort on your left
  • From Durango Airport (DRO): (about 1.5 hrs)
    • Follow airport exit signs to go North on Hwy CO-172 S.
    • Turn right and go East on Hwy US-160 E.
    • Drive to Wolf Creek ski resort on your right
  • From Albuquerque Airport (ABQ): (about 4 hrs)
    • Exit airport via Sunspot Blvd and take Hwy I-25 North
    • take exit 242 for Hwy NM-164/Placitas US-550 N.
    • Turn right onto Hwy NM-537 North
    • Take this to the end and continue turn right onto US-64 East
    • Continue to the end in the town of Dulce and turn right onto Jicarilla Blvd (still US-64)
    • Turn left onto Colorado road 357
    • After a bend in the road you will take a left onto Colorado road 359 (Coyote Park Road)
    • This will dead end at Hwy 84. Turn left onto US-84
    • This highway will end at Hwy 160, turn right (go North)
    • Drive to Wolf Creek ski resort on your right


There is a large long parking lot at the base of Wolf Creek with an additional large overflow lot across the highway.

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