Overview:Named from the river Rio Grande del Norte, "Grand River of the North", and founded as a service center for mining activities. In the mid 1970's, prospectors found that nearby San Juan Mountains were rich in gold and silver. Agriculture and cattle ranching has also become a staple for this community.
Attractions:Del Norte offers a vast amount of year-round fun including, biking, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling and shopping. The Pentinente Canyon and Elephant Rocks offer some of the best biking and hiking in the area. The Natural Arch located by Lagarita is also a sight to see.
Real Estate:Whether you are in search of a single family home or vacant land to build your dream home, Del Norte has what you are looking for. For established business owners looking for a new store front or for those of you who are looking to start up a business, there are commercial properties available in all shapes and sizes.