The Town of South Fork, Colorado is located at the junction of the famous Rio Grande River and its south fork. Where highway 160 & 149 meet in the center of town, you will find the beginning of the historic Silver Thread National Scenic Byway, a spectacular route that follows the winding Rio Grande to its headwaters in the San Juan Mountains. Initially developed as a community to service lumbering and mining, the town is now the center of a rapidly growing tourist and recreation area, making it your perfect "BASE CAMP" for a multitude of outdoor recreation and day trips to area points of interest.
Surrounded by nearly 2 million acres of national forest, including both the San Juan & Rio Grande Forests. This bustling community also offers unique shops, galleries, outdoor equipment supplies and outfitters. Come let our breathtaking scenery and family oriented adventure captivate you.