Southwest Colorado offers a choice of living areas and lifestyles. Whatever way you choose you will enjoy the quality that Southwest Colorado has to offer. Cortez, Dolores, Durango, Mancos and Dove Creek . . . each town is unique in it's own right or enjoy the rural areas for a quieter lifestyle, or maybe farming or ranching. All within minutes of mountains and the desert making these areas ideal for just about everything. You will enjoy the wonderful mild climate and the four seasons.

There are plenty of activities for all ages... world class downhill and cross country skiing, big game hunting, fishing and boating on McPhee Reservoir, flyfishing the Gold Medal waters of the Dolores River, hiking and biking in desert canyons and arroyos or in the alpine freedom of the La Plata mountains, or just enjoying the beauty and unique culture found here. Our area has religious, educational and cultural opportunities, business opportunities and shopping areas.

Some excellent information about our area schools can be found on GreatSchools.Net. Visit the Mesa Verde Country website for detailed information about our area, and download a full color Visitor's Guide for Southwest Colorado.

For more information about the Cortez area please visit the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Cortez websites.

Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce City of Cortez, Colorado