Summer Hours, we stay open until the Party Stops!!!
The Rusty Shovel Saloon is sheltered in a secluded mountain valley 8,000 feet above sea level, Vallecito Lake is one of the largest and most beautiful bodies of water in Colorado. Vallecito, Spanish for "Little Valley", and ancestral home to many of Colorado's Ute Indians, became the name of the sparkling waters of the lake it surrounded. Located in the Southwestern part of the state just 18 miles from Durango, Vallecito provides a perfect base for enjoying the Four Corners area and its many wonders. The Rusty Shovel Saloon, a place where motorcycle enthusiasts have a place to ride out of the daily grind to have a few drinks and grab some grub.