flanked by 13,000-foot mountain peaks, Twilight lake is perfect for a fun family adventure for all ages.
Explore Twilight Lake with paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks from Durango Board and Boat—Purgatory’s partner in summer adventure. Guests can also enjoy fishing on the lake and exploring the surrounding park and playground. Twilight Lake is conveniently located directly across the highway from the entrance to Purgatory Resort. Take the free shuttle from Purgatory Village, or park on the north side of the lake (near the Community Center) or the southeast side of the lake (at the Purgatory Creek/Purgatory Flats trailhead).
Included in Summer am/pm ticket *AM/PM tickets are sold in 3.5 hour sessions. This activity can be extended beyond that time window to maximize your experience. Contact Board and Boat to confirm hours of operation.
Locally designed and hand-crafted stand up paddle boards offer a fun way to experience the sport, strengthen your core, and improve your balance. Paddle boards are beginner friendly on this quiet lake. Life jackets are provided.
Experience the fresh mountain air and Twilight Lake on a canoe. Our canoes are a perfect entry-level boats; they handle great and are extremely stable. Loads of fun for a family or a couple wanting to spend some quality time together.
Mellow & Comfy
Our inflatable boats are slow and easy to maneuver–perfect for a mellow, comfortable ride to the center of Twilight Lake
Kayaking is a peaceful and relaxing way to enjoy Twilight Lake and the surrounding scenery of the Rockies. Our kayaks are great for novice paddlers and are very easy to handle, plus Twilight Lake provides calm, flat water. Kayaks seat one. Life jackets are provided.
The fine print
All summer activities at Purgatory Resort are weather permitting.
Rates are subject to change at any time without prior notice.
All guests are required to complete a Release of Liability.
For more information, including updated weather conditions and operating schedule, call (970) 385-2168.