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South Fork Colorado Homes
People who purchase South Fork CO property will find there is something to do all year round in this small town in the mountains of western Colorado. Most South Fork CO homes for sale are houses with three or four bedrooms.
South Fork's mountain environment makes it a great place for winter sports. There are trails, hills and meadows for snowmobiling. People who want to go cross-country skiing and snowshoeing will find places for these activities in the mountains near South Fork. The Wolf Creek Ski Area is 18 miles from South Fork. This resort has trails for downhill skiing and snowboarding.
The Outdoors of South Fork
There is a lot to do outdoors in the South Fork area after the snow melts. Bicyclists can admire spectacular scenery and view wildlife while they ride along bike trails in the mountains. The woods near South Fork have miles of hiking trails. Horseback riders can ride through the mountains and the nearby San Luis Valley. The Rio Grande National Forest offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The lakes and streams are excellent places for fishing. Visitors can hike, bike or ride horses along the forest trails.
A variety of wildlife is visible along the Silver Thread Scenic Byway. Bald eagles and hawks soar through the skies. Squirrels play in the trees. Mountain lions, moose and antelope are some of the animals that can be seen on the ground.
The South Fork area has a number of places for fishing. The Rio Grande River and Beaver Creek Reservoir have trout and salmon. There are rainbow trout in Hunters Lake and Pass Creek Pond.
Golf in South Fork
Golfers will enjoy living in one of the South Fork houses near the Rio Grande Club & Resort. The golf course at the club has 18 holes. It is open to the public. The club also has a swimming pool and tennis courts.
South Fork Homes
Residents of South Fork CO homes get together for annual events. The Logger Days Festival in July honors the area's logging history. This three-day event has logging competitions and children's games. A fireworks display celebrates Independence Day every year.
South Fork CO property owners who are interested in cultural and educational activities will find plenty to do. The Rio Grande County Museum and Cultural Center is 16 miles away in Del Norte. Other museums within 40 miles of South Fork are the Transportation of the West Museum in Monte Vista and the Fred Harman Art Museum in Pagosa Springs. Residents of South Fork houses can see plays and concerts at the Creede Repertory Theatre in Del Norte. Those who want to take college classes can attend Adams State College or Trinidad State Junior College in Alamosa. Alamosa is 44 miles from South Fork.
Organizations in South Fork include the Silver Thread Outdoor Recreation Club, the Kiwanis Club and the Shriners.
Use a South Fork Realtor
A realtor familiar with the South Fork area can assist those who are interested in relocating to this beautiful little town. Interested parties can contact a realtor by phone or email.