Interior of abandoned structure, Animas Forks ghost town, Colorado, September 8, 2009
Even though the town is well off the beaten path on an unpaved and sometimes rough road, we’ve visited Animas Forks several times. Past the town, the road splits into narrower roads more suited to four wheel drive or all terrain vehicles.
Abandoned structure, Animas Forks ghost town, Colorado, September 8, 2009
Animas Forks is a ghost town located twelve miles northeast of Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. The area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Wikipedia
Recent restoration efforts have helped preserve Animas Fork’s nine remaining buildings.
Satellite view (Google Maps), Animas Forks, Colorado
- Durango Herald – September 4, 2014 article on restoration efforts.
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Mountain Studies Institute
- GhostTown Gallery.com