While you visit FLC, check out 杜兰戈州, Colorado!

Where snowcapped peaks meet the desert Southwest, 杜兰戈州, Colorado, pulses with natural, historical, cultural riches. From art galleries to restaurants, 300 days of sunshine to 300 miles of trail, you’ll find college in 杜兰戈州, Colorado, to be learning like you never imagined.

The only question left to ponder is—how will you adventure?

Mesa Verde cliff dwellings

 文化 & 历史

With 1000-year-old Ancestral Puebloan structures tucked into canyon alcoves, 500-year-old Spanish colonial missions, 150-year-old mining equipment dotting the landscape of the Four Corners region, 杜兰戈州 is the seat of some of the nation’s most prized archaeological and historical treasures.

This is evidenced in the many national parks and monuments honoring the people who have shaped the Southwest.

学生s at a restaurant in downtown 杜兰戈州

 艺术. 食物. Nightlife.

It doesn’t stop with historical artifacts; 杜兰戈州's human spirit thrives today. Downtown is full of art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, local businesses and community organizations.

By day, the city offers cozy delights, like a bustling farmers’ market in the fall. While by night, it buzzes with music and the glow of restaurant windows.


 Ski 杜兰戈州

You'll always have fresh terrain with three ski resorts close to 杜兰戈州, Colorado. Rather than hitting the same slopes every day, you can choose between resort skiing at Wolf CreekTelluridePurgatory, heli-skiing in Silverton, night skiing in Hesperus, all the backcountry you can imagine.

If skiing is your priority, you’ll find FLC is one of the best colleges near ski resorts anywhere in the Lower 48. What's more, first-year students receive free passes to Purgatory ski resort.

More outdoor activities around 杜兰戈州

 Mountain biking

Ride on hundreds of miles of trails leaving right from town. Hit alpine or desert trails for year-round mountain biking within an hour’s drive. People have lived here for years without riding all the trails.


From the canyons of 犹他州 to the tallest peaks of the San Juan Mountains, there’s no shortage of day hikes or backpacking options from 杜兰戈州—including the Colorado Trail.


Year-round opportunities keep the climbing community busy. From crack climbing in Moab, 犹他州, to sport and bouldering options in 杜兰戈州 and ice climbing in Ouray, Colorado.