Escape to Vallecito Lake’s Spring Oasis!

Discover the magic of spring in the heart of Colorado with a weekend retreat to Vallecito Lake. Our inviting cabins are home base for the most exciting things to do during April and May!

Explore Southwest Colorado’s vibrant spring

Indulge in a spring escape at Vallecito Lake, Colorado. Immerse yourself in the rhythmic magic of Durango’s 28th Bluegrass Meltdown, featuring live music, barn dances, and jam sessions from April 19 to 21, 2024. Celebrate the season’s end in grandeur at Purgatory’s Pond Skim event, with live music, wild costumes, and thrilling pond-skimming antics in early April. Join the Vallecito Lake Heavy Half Marathon on May 11, 2024, for a scenic journey and support local nonprofits. Reel in peak fishing experiences and explore the wonders of avian migrations and scenic hiking trails amidst the vibrant mountain revival.


Lone Wolf Cabins, where the world melts away. We are located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains at beautiful Vallecito Lake, CO. For your adventurous lifestyle we are open year-round with clean, fully furnished, comfortable cabins.

APRIL 19-21, 2024

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

Kick off spring in Southwest Colorado with the 28th Durango Bluegrass Meltdown! From April 19 to 21, 2024, immerse yourself in the magic of incredible bluegrass tunes at local venues. Join the celebration with barn dances, jam sessions, and the vibrant spirit of this annual musical extravaganza!


Pond Skim Event

Celebrate the end of the season in style at Purgatory’s Pond Skim event in early April! Enjoy live music, cold brews, wild costumes, and thrilling pond-skimming antics. Join the fun as skiers and riders brave the icy waters for an unforgettable spectacle!

MAY 11, 2024

Vallecito Lake Heavy Half Marathon

Run the scenic Vallecito Lake loop on May 11, 2024, experiencing breathtaking views and a challenging route. Join the fun, savor the best post-race meal, and support local nonprofits in this limited-capacity event.



Embark on an angler’s paradise at Vallecito Lake! As the spring fishing season unfolds in late April, experience peak northern pike action from May 15 to June 15. Shake off cabin fever and reel in trophy-sized trout during the exhilarating days post ice-off.


Bird Watching

Witness vibrant migrations attracting loons, geese, grebes, gulls, and diverse duck species. Osprey and Bald Eagles grace the skies, while the surrounding forests host breeding warblers, flycatchers, and grouse.


Scenic Hiking

Experience the mountains’ vibrant revival with wildlife, blooming wildflowers, and rushing creeks. Vallecito Creek trail is the most stunning 1.5 mile hike you can take. The Lake Trails promise easy lakeside strolls, and North Canyon, East Creek & Graham Creek Trails lead to cascading waterfalls.

Basecamp For Adventure

Lone Wolf Cabins at Vallecito Lake

Featuring attractively-priced Cabins that can sleep 4 to 10 people. All Cabins include fully stocked kitchens and linens. All you need to bring is your food, toiletries, and clothing.

Flatscreen TV

Each of our cabins has a TV and DVD player, along with Satellite TV.

Onsite Recreation

Enjoy horseshoes, tetherball, yard dice. Sandbox with toys and a swingset for the kids. Firepit for marshmallows!


Start your morning with a cup of joe while enjoying fresh mountain air from your cabin’s deck.

Free Wi-Fi

Honestly this is the kind of place to get away from the hustling, bustling world of the internet. However, it’s there if you need it.

Fully Stocked Kitchen

Everything you’ll need to cook and eat (besides the food, of course!) can be found stocked in each accommodation.

Fresh, Clean Linens

Don’t worry about it – all cabins come with sheets, pillows, blankets, fresh towels, washcloths, and dishtowels.

Alarm clock

The early bird gets the worm when fishing on the lake or catching a gorgeous, mountain sunrise on the trail.

Clean Showers

You don’t have to wonder about the cleanliness of your cabin. We take pride in our tidy bathrooms.