Established in 1898, Bayfield is the “Heart of the Pine River Valley”. The town features a small historic district with a few shops and restaurants in town.
Agricultural has long been Bayfield’s main economy, with the town serving as a hub for the local farms. Recently, Durango’s growth and high-cost have led some to Bayfield for cheaper real estate.
Bayfield is situated 18 miles east of Durango in Southwest Colorado. The 2010 census reported 2333 residents.
Things To Do near Bayfield, CO
- Vallecito Lake (13 mi)
Bring Your Dog Cross Country Skiing at Bayfield’s Vallecito Lake – Love your dog and love to have fun in the snow? Want to have some fun away from the crowds? The Vallecito Nordic trailhead is a great option for you, your dog and the whole family. On the east side of…
Snowshoeing Vallecito Creek Trail, The Weminuche Wilderness – You don’t have to give up hiking or long walks in the woods just because there’s a foot or two of snow outside. In fact, having a foot or two of snow is a great opportunity to experience the quiet beauty of…