Annual Driving Tours

2023 Historic Driving & Hiking Tour - Vallecito Reservoir & Dam: Saturday, Sept. 30 beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Each year (unless there's a pandemic), the Historic Preservation Review Commission conducts a historic driving tour of a selected area in La Plata County. This year, it's a look back at Vallecito Reservoir - before & after the dam. The tour includes presentations by experts on the local history as well as a list of drives and hikes surrounding the lake.  
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Click here for a list of self-guided driving and hiking tours around Vallecito!

2022 Virtual Tour - La Plata County Resources for Historic Information
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2021 Virtual Tour - Animas Canyon Toll Road, Electra Lake and Tacoma Power Plant

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2019 Murder, Mystery and Mining: Hesperus and May Day

2018 Tiffany and Allison

2017 Hermosa Tour

Animas Museum

2016 Old Fort Lewis Tour


2015 Cemetery Tour

Pine River Cemetery

2014 Bayfield Driving Tour
Columbine Ranger District