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2 More Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 290 ft
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2 More Trail is an intermediate 2-mile trail in the Phil’s World trail system.


8 Bells Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 200 ft
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8 Bells is a moderate 0.3-mile trail that switchbacks up and provides access to Hogsback trail and Ella Vita.


Abajo Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 120 ft
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Abajo trail is a short, intermediate connecting trail in the Phil’s World trail system.


Alien Run Trail Biking

Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 9.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 33 miles
Gain: 640 ft
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Alien Run is a 9.2-mile moderate loop within the Alien Run Trails and a popular mountain bike ride in the 4-corners area.


Anasazi Descent BikingHiking

Telegraph Horse Gulch Trail
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 500 ft
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Anasazi Descent is a technical one-way trail which starts at the top of Telegraph Trail.


Anasazi Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 145 ft
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Anasazi Loop a fast-paced singletrack with no major climbs or descents, just gentle grades.


Animas Mountain Inner Loop BikingHikingTrail Running

View from Animas Mountain Trail System
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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 785 ft
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Animas Mountain Inner Loop spurs from and parallels the east side of the Animas Mountain Trail for nearly 2 miles.


Animas Mountain Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Hiking the Animas Mountain Trail System
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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 5.32 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 1430 ft
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Animas Mountain Trail is a moderately difficult loop that offers panoramic views of Durango, the Animas Valley, and Falls Creek area.


Animas Overlook Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: 1400 ft
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The Animas Overlook Trail is a difficult trail which begins/ends at the Animas Overlook and continues 3 miles to meet Log Chutes 1.


Animas River Trail BikingHikingPaved/E-Bike Friendly

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 7.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 0 miles
Gain: 337 ft
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The Animas River Trail, a hard surface shared-use path, is a very enjoyable paved trail great for all ages and skill levels.


Ball Lane BikingHikingTrail Running

Horse Gulch Scenic Skyline Trail
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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 3 miles
Gain: ft
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Ball Lane a popular access point and parking area for Skyline, Powerline, and Bread Express trails.


Bandito Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Brian Welsh photo of Sugar Trail in Horse Gulch
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 107 ft
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Bandito Trail is a short, moderate loop stacked inside the popular Meadow Loop of Horse Gulch.


Bean Canyon Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 13.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 50 miles
Gain: 1200 ft
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Bean Canyon Trail is a popular 13.7-mile loop in the Boggy Draw/McPhee Reservoir trails system.


Ben’s Down N Out Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 367 ft
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Down n’ Out Trail is a 0.46-mile difficult connector trail between Raider Ridge (between Extended Ridge and Hyper Extended Ridge) and Horse Gulch Road.


Big Canyon Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 1.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 580 ft
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Big Canyon Trail is a moderate 1.6-mile trail that spurs from Cowboy Trail and is open to all non-motorized use.


Big Lick Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 1700 ft
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Bolam Pass Road climbs 4 miles until the road levels out and connects to the Colorado Trail (at high country).


Birket Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

View from Animas Mountain Trail System
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 130 ft
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Birket trail, on the foot of Animas Mountain, connects to Dalla Mountain Park trails, climbing access and other trails on Animas Mountain.


Black Hole Loop Biking

Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 33 miles
Gain: 80 ft
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The Black Hole Loop is a 0.2-mile difficult loop within the Alien Run Trails and is a popular mountain bike ride in the 4-corners area.


Bob’s Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 100 ft
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Bob’s Loop is a short, intermediate connecting trail in the Phil’s World Trail System.


Boggy Draw Lower Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 11.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 50 miles
Gain: 1100 ft
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Boggy Draw Lower Loop can be accessed from a main intersection with Mavericks Trail and Bean Canyon Trail.


Boggy Draw Upper Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 10 miles
Distance from Durango: 50 miles
Gain: 915 ft
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Boggy Draw Upper Trail is a moderate 10-mile loop and is the furthest north trail in the Boggy Draw system.


Bolam Pass Road BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: ft
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Bolam Pass Road climbs 4 miles until the road levels out and connects to the Colorado Trail (at high country).


Bouldering Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 100 ft
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The Bouldering Trail is a popular trail in Durango for bouldering, hiking and biking within Dalla Mountain Park.


Bread Express Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Horse Gulch Scenic Skyline Trail
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 3 miles
Gain: 140 ft
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Bread Express trail acts as a connector from Ball Lane to Skyline and Powerline trails within the Fort Lewis College trail system.


Brown’s Ridge Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 240 ft
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Brown’s Ridge is a moderate 0.6-mile trail that sees flowy lines and great views of the Durango area.


Cap’s Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Brian Welsh photo of Sugar Trail in Horse Gulch
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 107 ft
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Cap’s is an enjoyable and flowy trail with a bridge, small jumps, and fun corners that parallels Horse Gulch Road.


Carbon Junction Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 706 ft
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Carbon Junction is a moderate 2.1-mile trail that is open to all non-motorized use.


Cascade Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 8.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 29 miles
Gain: 835 ft
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Cascade Creek follows along the western base of the mountain and often sees less traffic than other popular high-country trails in the area.


Cave Basin Trail

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 29 miles
Gain: 1720 ft
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This difficult trail is 10-miles round trip, but any portion of is great way to experience some high elevation hiking.


Chapman Hill Jump & Flow Lines Biking

Mountain biking on the Chapman Flow Trail
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 150 ft
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Chapman Hill Flow and Jump Lines offer technical “bikepark-esque” features at the base of Chapman Hill.


Chapman Hill Kid’s Up-Down Trail Biking

Mountain biking on the Chapman Flow Trail
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 100 ft
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Chapman Hill Kid’s up-Down flow trails provide kids an opportunity to try out their bike skills on an easy flow course.


Chapman Hill Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on the Chapman Flow Trail
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 1 miles
Gain: 385 ft
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Champan Hill Trail is a moderate connecting trail at the base of Champan Hill to the top of Fort Lewis mesa.


Church Camp Loop BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 6.5 miles
Gain: 340 ft
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Church Camp Loop is a popular trail route in the Church Camp/Falls Creek area.


Church Camp Trail System BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 5 miles
Distance from Durango: 6.5 miles
Gain: ft
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Church Camp trails are a great way to experience some easier options of Durango’s in-town trails.


Clark’s Cutoff Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 3.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 240 ft
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Clark’s Cutuff trail has very fast sections with a combination of single and doubletrack flowing in and out of the Pinion/Junipers.


Cliffrock Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 450 ft
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Cliffrock Loop has moderate climbing through pinion and juniper with smooth flat sections in open meadows.


Coal Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 3 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 1550 ft
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Coal Creek is a popular downhill bike route to the highway, accessed from Deer Creek Trail or Engineer Mountain Trail.


Coco Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 330 ft
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Coco Trail is an intermediate 2-mile trail in the Phil’s World trail system.


Colorado Trail at Junction Creek BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 1457 ft
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The Colorado Trail at Junction Creek is one of the best trails in the Durango area, great for both hiking and biking, and perfect for most skill levels.


Columbine/Ruby Lakes Hiking

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 8.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 56 miles
Gain: 1588 ft
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An alternative route to Lake Columbine, this out and back is generally above treeline with great views.


Corral Draw Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 2500 ft
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Corral Draw Trail connects the main Hermosa Creek trail to the Colorado Trail (at high country) near the northernmost part of the Hermosa Creek Trail.


Cowboy Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 630 ft
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Cowboy Trail is a moderate 2.7-mile trail that is open to all non-motorized use in Grandview Ridge Trail System.


Crater Lake Trail HikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 1300 ft
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Crater Lake is a beautiful 5.4-mile one way trail near Andrew’s Lake, popular for day hikes in the high country.


Crestview Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 120 ft
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Crestview Trail is often called “the ditch” and provides 0.6-miles of easy access along a rolling ditch to northern Overend Mountain Park trail system.


Crites Connect Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Mountain biking in the Grandview Trail System near Durango, CO
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 580 ft
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Sidewinder Trail is a difficult 1.5-mile trail that is open to all non-motorized use from the top of Telegraph Trail.


Cuchillo Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 580 ft
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Cuchillo Trail is a 2.5-mile moderate loop option which can be accessed from Mike’s Trail and meets back with Meadow Loop Trail near its main intersection on Horse Gulch Road.


Cunningham Gulch Hiking

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Condition: Fair
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Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 57 miles
Gain: 1350 ft
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Meeting with the Highland Mary Lakes connector, Cunningham Gulch bring you to unhindered views of Mount Rhonda, Kendall Peak, and Little Giant Peak before ending at the Colorado Trail.


Dalla Mountain Park Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 314 ft
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Dalla Mountain Park is a popular destination among climbers, hikers and mountain bikers alike.


Deer Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 37 miles
Gain: 2100 ft
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Deer Creek trail is a difficult, 4.6-mile trail that climbs steadily to meet Coal Creek, then Engineer Mountain Trail.


Drop Over Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 60 ft
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Drop Over Trail is a short trail segment which connects Cuchillo Trail to the Horse Gulch Road.


Dry Fork Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 9 miles
Gain: 1330 ft
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Dry Fork Loop is a popular singletrack trail that connects to the Lower Colorado Trail.


Dutch Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 11 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 2500 ft
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Dutch Creek Trail is a mostly downhill trail that runs along the creek and through lots of aspen groves and creek crossings.


East Fork Trail BikingHiking

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 6.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 29 miles
Gain: 1400 ft
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Most commonly used as a mountain bike route, ride up Hermosa Park Road to East Fork onto Hwy 145, you can ride north up Hwy 145 to Scotch Creek and return to Hermosa.


East Rock Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 61 miles
Gain: 760 ft
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East Rock Creek is a popular, difficult loop in Sand Canyon and is west of the main Sand Canyon out-and-back trail.


Elbert Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 9.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 27 miles
Gain: 4000 ft
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The views from Purgatory Cliffs at the top of the Elbert Creek trail overlooking the Needles are beautiful no matter what time of year you scale the heights; however, there is almost no better place to witness the changing aspens in the fall.


Ella Vita Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 450 ft
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From the topmost part of the trail (from Brown’s Ridge) Ella Vita Trail features a series of sweeping jumps and turns as it descends 450 feet over 2 miles down to Ella Vita Court.


Engine Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Fair
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Trail Length: 3.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 40 miles
Gain: 1900 ft
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Engine Creek Trail is part of a loop for mountain biking and hiking starting from the Molas Pass Campground.


Engineer Mountain Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 9.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 34 miles
Gain: 3600 ft
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Engineer Mountain is a favorite hike or ride that is well marked and in close proximity to Durango, making it quite popular in the summertime.


Englehart’s Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 87 ft
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Englehart’s Trail is accessed from Hidden Valley and Crestview Trails.


EZ Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 70 ft
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EZ is a difficult 0.3-mile trail that gains 70 feet as it climbs steadily to meet Rocky Road.


Falcon Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 308 ft
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Falcon Trail is a moderate 1-mile loop in Overend Mountain Park that follows the drainage towards Leyden Street and up to meet Brown’s Ridge and Ella Vita trail.


First Fork Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 10 miles
Gain: 1650 ft
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First Fork Trail is a moderate 3.5-mile trail that can be accessed from Missionary Ridge Trail or Red Creek Trail.


Flame Out Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 310 ft
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Flame Out Trail is a short but difficult trail spurring off of Half Ridge trail, near the bottom of Horse Gulch Road.


Foothills Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 9 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 460 ft
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The Foothills Loop will take you along the ridgeline and then on a fun 2-mile downhill section.


Fort Lewis Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: ft
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A system of trails located directly in-town on the Fort Lewis College Mesa, with many different options for different ages and skill levels.


Galloping Goose Trail BikingHiking

Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 19 miles
Distance from Durango: 107 miles
Gain: 577 ft
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This gently graded, primarily non-technical trail follows an old narrow-gauge rail line for roughly 19 miles from the 10,222-foot Lizard Head Pass back toward the town of Telluride.


Goulding Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 3 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 2300 ft
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Goulding Creek Trail is a moderately difficult, 6-mile round-trip hike that climbs above Hermosa Cliffs near Tamarron Resort.


Grabens Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 115 ft
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Grabens is a 0.6-mile segmented loop accessed from the top of Hidden Valley and leads to Star Wars and Ned’s Hill.


Grandview Ridge Road BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 260 ft
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Grandview Ridge Road is a dirt road/trail that is open to all non-motorized use.


Grandview Ridge Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: ft
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The Grandview Ridge trail system includes several very fun local trails and is easily accessible from downtown Durango, located next to (and connecting to) the Horse Gulch trail system.


Graysill Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 29 miles
Gain: 1768 ft
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Graysill Trail spurs from the Colorado Trail (at high country) to Cascade Creek Trail and gains/ascends 1,770 feet in 3 miles.


Haflin Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 10 miles
Gain: 3000 ft
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Haflin Creek to Missionary Ridge is a good half-day, advanced hike, bike or horseback through the dramatic remnants of the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire.


Hermosa Area Trail System BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 105 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: ft
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The Hermosa Creek trails connect you to a variety of high country routes from Jones Creek to Pinkerton or upper Hermosa to Bolam Pass or Hotel Draw.


Hermosa Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 19.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 2330 ft
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The main Hermosa Creek Trail is always the most well-worn route and sees several junctions in the 12.7-mile one way.


Hidden Valley Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 480 ft
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A popular trail in Overend Mountain Park, Hidden Valley offers a winding and shaded hike or bike ride.


Highland Mary Lakes Hiking

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Condition: Good
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Trail Length: 3 miles
Distance from Durango: 57 miles
Gain: 1500 ft
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The Highland Mary Lakes trail is an exception, providing day hikers quick access to this alpine wonderland.


Hillcrest Nordic Ski Trails Winter Recreation

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Condition: Closed
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Trail Length: 5 miles
Distance from Durango: 3 miles
Gain: 200 ft
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Hillcrest Golf Course offers groomed nordic skiing during the winter months just minutes from downtown Durango.


Hippie House Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 185 ft
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Hippie House is a 2.6-mile trail that offers a beginner trail option for the Phil’s World trail system.


Hoffheins Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 8 miles
Gain: 442 ft
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Hoffheins allows the lower Colorado Trail to be accessed as a loop on Dry Fork Trail versus the iconic out-and-back.


Hogsback Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 690 ft
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Hogsback trail is a popular trail that provides scenic views of Downtown Durango and the Animas Valley, and gains nearly 700 feet within its steep 1-mile ascent.


Hogsfoot Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 235 ft
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Hogsfoot Trail is located in Overend Mountain Park trail system and provides access to Hogsback Trail from the Spirit Trail and into Brown’s Ridge.


Hood Mesa Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 285 ft
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This trail is more of a doubletrack steadily climbing road leading from the edge of Pinion Blvd up to the Road Apple Trails.


Horse Gulch Road BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 1100 ft
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The Horse Gulch Road is a non-motorized use, 4.1-mile easy trail that provides access to the greater Horse Gulch system trails.


Horse Gulch Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Biking on the Horse Gulch Trail System near Durango, CO
Region:
Condition: Good
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: ft
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The Horse Gulch/Telegraph Trail System is the perfect trail system for all levels and user types. Located right in-town, it is a local favorite for hiking and mountain biking, and with so many different connectin


Hotel Draw Road BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: ft
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Hotel Draw Road connects Hermosa Creek into the Colorado Trail (at high country) where the trail crosses the road several times along the Great Divide.


Italian Canyon Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 50 miles
Gain: 505 ft
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Italian Canyon Trail starts about 1/3 of the way around the Mavericks Trail and goes east from there.


Jacob’s Cliff Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 0.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 270 ft
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Jacob’s Cliff Trail is a popular 0.95-mile trail in Dalla Mountain Park for climbers, hikers, and mountain bikers alike.


Jones Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 1850 ft
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From southern Hermosa Creek trail, Jones Creek Trail climbs for about 5 miles where it enters a grassy meadow in a stand of aspens and connects into Pinkerton-Flagstaff Trail.


Junction Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 245 ft
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Accessed from Jacob’s Cliff Trail, Junction Trail parallels Junction Creek Road and provides access to bouldering rocks and other trails in Dalla Mountain Park.


Kinsey Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 190 ft
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Kinsey rolls North along the edge of a valley passing various gas wells and associated infrastructure.


La Plata Canyon BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 9.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 18 miles
Gain: 2800 ft
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La Plata Canyon trail is a long sustained climb up the La Plata Canyon Road to the Colorado Trail at Kennebec Pass.


Lake View Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 320 ft
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Lake View trail follows a skinny ridge with some steep sections and some optional drops, a few sections can be loose.


Lamppost Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Biking on the Fort Lewis College trail system
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 0.8 miles
Gain: 125 ft
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Lamppost Trail at Fort Lewis is a short trail from the 8th street hill up to College.


Ledges Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 560 ft
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The Ledges loop is a nice, more technical loop that can be added on to Phil’s World ride.


Lemonhead Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 440 ft
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Lemonhead is a 4.2-mile intermediate trail in the Phil’s World trail system.


Lightner Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 422 ft
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Lightner Creek Trail is a future paved trail, in collaboration with the City of Durango.


Lion’s Den Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 1 miles
Gain: 725 ft
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Lion’s Den Trail is a relatively easy trail, great for kids that tops out at a brick covered area with views of the Animas Valley.


Little Elk Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 11.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 3900 ft
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Little Elk Creek is an 11-mile difficult trail connecting the main Hermosa Creek Trail into Dutch Creek.


Lizard Head – Telluride HikingTrail Running

Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 7.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 94 miles
Gain: 2900 ft
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Take in views of the surrounding San Miguel Mountain Range, including Mount Wilson (14,245-ft.), Gladstone Mountain (13,913-ft.) and Wilson Peak (14,017-ft.).


Log Chutes 1 BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: 1600 ft
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Log Chutes 1 is the first trail from the Log Chutes trailhead and provides access to Log Chutes 2, Log Chutes 3 and Westview Loop.


Log Chutes 2 BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Log Chutes 2 Trails 2000 Durango
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: 784 ft
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Log Chutes 2 is a difficult, 3.13-mile trail accessed from Log Chutes 1 or from the trailhead and provides access to Log Chutes 3.


Log Chutes 3 BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: 993 ft
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Log Chutes 3 is a difficult, 3.75-mile trail accessed from Log Chutes 2.


Log Chutes Downhill Biking

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: 1200 ft
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Log Chutes Downhill trail is one of Durango’s only dedicated downhill trails.


Log Chutes Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: ft
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Log Chutes is a multi-use trail located just above the Colorado Trail Trailhead at Junction Creek in Durango


Lower BC & F Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 306 ft
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Lower BC & F trail follows the old railroad grade in the Twin Buttes area.


Lower Ed & Flo Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 320 ft
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Lower Ed & Flo Trail is a fun downhill with tight switchbacks, banked turns and whoop-de-dos.


Mavericks Loop Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Trail Length: 6.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 50 miles
Gain: 485 ft
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Mavericks Loop rolls along with a few short climbs and descends through the pinon forest from the trailhead.


McPhee Overlook Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 8.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 50 miles
Gain: 880 ft
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McPhee Overlook is a moderate 8.8-mile trail on the western side of the Boggy Draw trail system.


Meadow Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Brian Welsh photo of Sugar Trail in Horse Gulch
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 265 ft
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Meadow Loop is a widely used 1-15-mile moderate trail in the Horse Gulch Trail System that access a variety of other trails.


Medicine Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 240 ft
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Medicine Trail is a progressive trail located off Horse Gulch Road; lined with rocks, it heads down and to your left and finishes up on the slab onto Horse Gulch Road.


Mercy Loop BikingHikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: 75 ft
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Mercy Loop is a beginner-friendly 0.5-mile loop behind Mercy Regional Medical Center.


Merv Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Looking towards Durango from Animas Mountain Trail
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 60 ft
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Merv Trail is often coupled with the Swerve Trail and is just north of the popular Sailing Hawks Trail in Dalla Mountain Park.


Mid Traverse Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 151 ft
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Mid Traverse is an easy, flat trail in the Twin Buttes trail system.


Mike’s Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Telegraph View from the Top Horse Gulch
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 265 ft
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Mike’s Trail is accessed from Stacy’s Loop and leads to a mid-point on Cuchillo Trail within the Horse Gulch Trail System.


Milky Way Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 365 ft
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Milky Way Trail is a difficult 0.6-mile trail which connects lower Horse Gulch trails to Raider Ridge.


Missionary Ridge Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 9 miles
Distance from Durango: 10 miles
Gain: 2600 ft
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Missionary Ridge Trail is a 9-mile difficult trail along the top of Missionary Ridge.


Nature Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 0.4 miles
Gain: 265 ft
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Nature Trail at Fort Lewis is a mile-long trail that connects Fort Lewis College and Durango.


Ned’s Hill Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Mountain biking in Overend Mountain Park in Durango, CO
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 330 ft
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Ned’s Hill is a 0.3-mile downhill that offers fun and moderately technical roller-coaster ups and downs toward Leyden Street trailhead.


Old Car Loop BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking in the Grandview Trail System near Durango, CO
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 700 ft
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Old Car Loop is a difficult trail accessed from the furthest end of Sidewinder Trail and is open to all non-motorized use.


Outer Limits Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 33 miles
Gain: 628 ft
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Outer Limits is a 6.7-mile moderate loop within the Alien Run Trails and is a popular mountain bike ride in the 4-corners area.


Overend Mountain Park Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: ft
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The main area of Overend Mountain Park encompasses about 300 acres, located right in-town of Durango. Easily accessible, it’s a favorite among Durango locals.


Pass Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 34 miles
Gain: 1000 ft
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Pass Trail is a great mountain bike ride or hike for most everyone, located near Engineer Mountain Trail.


Pautsky Point BikingHikingTrail Running

Telegraph View from the Top Horse Gulch
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 210 ft
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Pautsky Point is an optional trail extension at the top of Telegraph Trail with scenic views of Durango and the Animas Valley.


Perin’s Gulch Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 390 ft
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Perin’s Gulch trail begins at Leyden Street trailhead and follows Perin’s Gulch 1.2 miles up towards Perin’s Peak.


Perins Peak Trail HikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 3 miles
Gain: 1750 ft
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Perins Peak Trail is a rather lengthy and difficult hike, but it is also one of the most rewarding day hikes Durango has to offer.


Phil’s World Main Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 10.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 800 ft
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Phil’s World Main Loop is a 10.6-mile trail that gains 800 feet and offers a great half-day trail outing just west of Durango.


Ponderosa Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 220 ft
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Ponderosa Trail is a 0.6-mile trail that connects between Animas Mountain and bouldering areas of Dalla Mountain Park.


Powerline Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 1 miles
Gain: 355 ft
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Powerline Trail spans 2.5 miles between Horse Gulch Trailhead and Skyline Trail.


Priest Lake – Telluride HikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 98 miles
Gain: 140 ft
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With hiking and lake access in the summer, and nordic skiing in the winter, Priest Lake offers a multitude of outdoor activities.


Purgatory Flow Trail Biking

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2 miles
Distance from Durango: 25 miles
Gain: 1090 ft
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Divinity Flow Trail, or Purgatory Flow Trail, located at Purgatory Resort, is a 1.5-mile intermediate trail, and Durango’s longest downhill flow trail.


Purgatory Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: , ,
Trail Length: 15 miles
Distance from Durango: 25 miles
Gain: ft
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Divinity Flow Trail, or Purgatory Flow Trail, located at Purgatory Resort, is a 1.5 mile intermediate trail, and Durango’s longest downhill flow trail.


Raider Ridge Trails BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 4.8 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 1670 ft
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Raider Ridge is an iconic long, difficult and beautiful ride or hike segmented into: Hyper Extended Ridge, Extended Ridge and Half Ridge.


Rail Spike Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: 160 ft
0 Loves

Rail Spike Loop is a beginner-friendly loop in the Three Springs Spur Line trail system.


Red Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 10 miles
Gain: 2100 ft
0 Loves

Red Creek Trail is a moderate 4.4-mile trail that can be accessed from Missionary Ridge Trail or Red Creek Trail and is a popular downhill trail.


Rib Cage Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 130 ft
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Rib Cage trail offers super fun, rolling terrain. Tighten everything up here and prepare for a roller coaster ride.


Rico-Silverton Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 57 miles
Gain: 1828 ft
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Rico-Silverton Trail ascends two high mountain passes in 2.4 miles, thus affording excellent views and good opportunities for photography.


Ridge Hike Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 6.5 miles
Gain: 200 ft
0 Loves

The Ridge Hike Trail is an out-and-back trail option in the Church Camp trails area.


Ridge Trail (in Saul’s Creek) BikingHikingTrail Running

Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 24 miles
Gain: 460 ft
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Ridge Trail is a 3.1-mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels.


Rigor Mortis Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 155 ft
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Rigor Mortis parallels Kinsey trail and in some places, the two are only a few feet apart (in the Road Apple Trails system).


Rim Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 1 miles
Gain: 415 ft
0 Loves

The Rim Trail is a great, relatively easy trail which offers great views of town.


Road Apple East Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 265 ft
0 Loves

This trail is a climb heading north with lots of whoops and some sandy sections near Farmington, NM.


Road Apple Rally Course Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 29.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 1885 ft
0 Loves

Road Apple Rally Course is a popular bike ride loop which encompasses most of the trails within the Road Apple Trails System.


Road Apple West Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 10 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 836 ft
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Road Apple West Trail is approximately ten miles of fun singletrack which is shared with dirt bikes.


Rock Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 61 miles
Gain: 540 ft
0 Loves

Rock Creek Trail is a difficult 3.9-mile trail, accessed from East Rock Creek Trail.


Rocky Road Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 590 ft
0 Loves

Rocky Road is a difficult 1.28-mile trail which connects Horse Gulch Road to Hyper Extended Ridge and Extended Ridge trails.


Sailing Hawks Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 0.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 315 ft
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Accessed from Dalla Mountain Park’s Ponderosa or Bouldering Trails, Sailing Hawks spans 0.9 miles and provides access to bouldering areas and cliffs along the foot of Animas Mountain.


Sale Barn Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 548 ft
0 Loves

Sale Barn Trail is a moderate 1.8-mile trail that spurs from South Rim trail and is open to all non-motorized use.


Salt Creek West to Rico-Silverton Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 15 miles
Distance from Durango: 35 miles
Gain: 3000 ft
0 Loves

Salt Creek Trail connects from the Southern end of Hermosa Creek Trail into the Colorado Trail (at high country) into the Rico-Silverton Trail.


Sand Canyon Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 61 miles
Gain: 2070 ft
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Sand Canyon Trail is 6.3 miles each way and provides beautiful views of the canyons.


Sand Canyon Trail System BikingHikingTrail Running

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Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 19 miles
Distance from Durango: 61 miles
Gain: 656 ft
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Located near Cortez, Colorado, this National Monument boasts the largest concentration of Pueblo Indian (Anasazi) ruins and archaeological sites.


Saul’s Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Distance from Durango: 24 miles
Gain: 200 ft
0 Loves

Sauls Creek Trail is a 1.2-mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels.


Seven Sisters Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 8.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 570 ft
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This is a fast and mostly downhill trail from Kinsey Ridge into the valley with lots of fun whoops and jump options, and not too much sand.


Sharkstooth Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 6.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 23 miles
Gain: 1932 ft
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Sharkstooth Trail is a 6.6 mile (one way) trail to Sharkstooth Pass, with many excellent views of Hesperus Mountain along the way.


Sick Bird Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Looking towards Durango from Animas Mountain Trail
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 1020 ft
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Sick Bird is a difficult trail that parallels the eastern edge of the main Animas Mountain Trail loop.


Sidewinder Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking in the Grandview Trail System near Durango, CO
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 506 ft
0 Loves

Sidewinder Trail is a moderate 3.3-mile trail that is open to all non-motorized use in the Grandview Ridge Trail System.


Skull Rock Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 450 ft
0 Loves

Skull Rock Trail is difficult 1.4-mile trail open to all non-motorized use.


Sky Steps Hiking

Walking the Sky Steps in Durango, Colorado
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.15 miles
Distance from Durango: 0.4 miles
Gain: 250 ft
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The Sky Steps extend over 500 steps and gain over 250 feet in elevation connecting Fort Lewis College to Downtown Durango.


Skyline Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Horse Gulch Scenic Skyline Trail
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 4 miles
Gain: 1056 ft
0 Loves

Skyline Trail is a scenic out and back trail with an option to loop into Horse Gulch trail system from Sugar Trail.


Smelter Mountain Trail HikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 1000 ft
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Smelter Mountain is a 1-mile hike from the parking area to the top and climbs steadily 1,000 feet to spectacular views.


Snake Charmer Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 376 ft
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Snakecharmer is a progressive-style riding trail designed by Tyson Swazey, builder of Moab’s Captain Ahab’s trail, and contains a variety of terrain features, including several advanced rock features and berms.


South Rim Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 4.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 700 ft
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South Rim Trail is an easy 2.3-mile trail that is open to all non-motorized use.


Spirit Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: 520 ft
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Spirit Trail is accessed from Ella Vita Court parking area and is a popular moderate 1.9-mile trail in the southern end of Overend Mountain Park.


Spud Lake Trail Hiking

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2 miles
Distance from Durango: 32 miles
Gain: 540 ft
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Spud Lake a short and sweet family friendly high country trail open to hiking which ends at Spud Lake.


Spur Line Trails Biking

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 5 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: ft
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The Spur Line Trails include five new miles of introductory singletrack and a small pump track located off Wilson Gulch Road on the northeast side of Three Springs neighborhood.


Stacy’s Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Telegraph View from the Top Horse Gulch
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 143 ft
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Stacy’s is a moderate 1.05-mile loop in Horse Gulch that connects from Meadows and provides access to Mike’s Trail and Cuchillo Trail.


Star Wars Descent Biking

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 2 miles
Gain: -240 ft
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Star Wars is a popular and technical descent accessed from the top of Grabens Loop.


Steven’s Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 7.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 10 miles
Gain: 3560 ft
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Steven’s Creek gains over 3,500 feet from the parking area to its intersection with Missionary Ridge Trail over 7.25 miles.


Sugar Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Brian Welsh photo of Sugar Trail in Horse Gulch
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 572 ft
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Sugar Trail, a multi-use connector trail from Skyline to Horse Gulch, is designed with a series of sweeping switchbacks fun for ascending and descending.


Swerve Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Swerve Trail on Animas Mountain Durango
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 265 ft
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Swerve Trail is often coupled with the Merv Trail and is just north of the popular Sailing Hawks Trail in Dalla Mountain Park.


Switcher Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: 230 ft
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Switcher Loop is a moderate loop in the Three Springs Spur Line trail system.


Telegraph Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Telegraph Mountain Biking Horse Gulch Durango
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 680 ft
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Telegraph, a 2.75-mile difficult trail, is one of the most popular routes in the Horse Gulch Trail System.


Telluride Valley Floor BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 1.75 miles
Distance from Durango: 108 miles
Gain: 150 ft
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The Telluride Valley Floor stretches for three miles along the CO-145 spur. This 570-acre forever-wild protected gateway to Telluride features meadows, the San Miguel River, and a year-round activity trail.


The Buttes Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 315 ft
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This trail offers a gentle climb then steep switchbacks in the Ponderosa forest leading to the base of the Buttes.


Three Springs Connect Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: 150 ft
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The Three Springs Connect Trail connects the Water Tank Road near Mercy Loop to Grandview Ridge Road.


Three Springs Trail System BikingTrail RunningPaved/E-Bike Friendly

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 6 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: ft
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The Three Springs Trail System features five new miles of introductory singletrack and a small pump track located off Wilson Gulch Road on the northeast side of Three Springs neighborhood.


Trout Lake – Telluride HikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Condition: Good
Difficulty: ,
Trail Length: 5 miles
Distance from Durango: 98 miles
Gain: ft
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Telluride’s Trout Lake offers great places to fish, kayak, canoe, and SUP in the summertime, and nordic skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.


Trust Loop Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 3.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 41 miles
Gain: 250 ft
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Trust Loop is an intermediate 3.5-mile trail in the Phil’s World trail system.


Tuckerville Trails HikingTrail Running

Vallecito Lake
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: miles
Distance from Durango: 29 miles
Gain: ft
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There are many trails leaving from Tuckerville, which also features a wonderful overlook where there were mines in the cliffs below.


Twin Buttes East Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 235 ft
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Twin Buttes East Trail follows the old dirt road then connects to the Twin Buttes trail, avoiding the first steep climb from the main parking area.


Twin Buttes Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 650 ft
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Twin Buttes trail starts out with a steep, switchbacked climb out of the parking area, crosses an old road then climbs again through pinion and juniper.


Upper BC & F Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 320 ft
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Upper BC & F trail follows the old railroad grade in the Twin Buttes area and offers a fun downhill.


Upper Ed & Flo Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Distance from Durango: 2.5 miles
Gain: 420 ft
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Upper Ed & Flo is a popular trail in Twin Buttes because it offers a fun and technical downhill.


Velocity Basin Hiking

Velocity Basin in Silverton, CO
Region:
Condition: Fair
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 1 miles
Distance from Durango: 57 miles
Gain: 1910 ft
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Velocity Basin is a cirque basin with a small turquoise lake at its base. At an elevation of 11,315 ft above sea level, it is accessed from CR 52 outside of Silverton.


Walls Gulch Bridge Trail BikingHiking

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 5.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 15 miles
Gain: ft
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Walls Gulch Bridge is a 5.5-mile (out-and-back) trail near La Plata Canyon that can be difficult to find and requires 4WD.


Water Tank Road BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Mountain biking on Carbon Junction Trail.
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 7 miles
Gain: 300 ft
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Water Tank Road climbs steadily for nearly a mile and gains 300 feet to where it meets the Three Springs Connector Loop trail and later, the Grandview Ridge Road.


West Lime Creek BikingHikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.5 miles
Distance from Durango: 34 miles
Gain: 1100 ft
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West Lime Creek Trail (FS #679) follows provides access to a variety of high-country trails, waterfalls, dispersed campsites and excellent views.


Westview Loop BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Westview Loop in Log Chutes Lupines
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 2.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 6 miles
Gain: 660 ft
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Westview Loop can be accessed where Log Chutes 3 crossed Junction Creek Road and is rated as difficult.


White Creek Trail HikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 8.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 57 miles
Gain: 1950 ft
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White Creek Trail is a difficult and scenic high country trail near Cunningham Gulch and Highland Mary Lakes trails.


Wild Bill Trail Biking

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Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.9 miles
Distance from Durango: 49 miles
Gain: 280 ft
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Wild Bill is a skinny ridge trail that offers four, one-foot-tall drops that are rollable or can be jumped bigger, and some steep and fast sections.


X-Rock Climbing Area BikingHikingTrail Running

Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 465 ft
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X-Rock is the most popular and iconic wall for beginner and intermediate climbing access in Durango.


Yellow Brick Road Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Mountain biking in the Grandview Trail System near Durango, CO
Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Distance from Durango: 5 miles
Gain: 400 ft
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Yellow Brick Road is short and difficult connector trail open to all non-motorized use.


Zip Line Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

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Region:
Condition: Good
Difficulty:
Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Distance from Durango: 1.2 miles
Gain: 155 ft
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Zip Line Trail is a moderate 0.7-mile trail which parallels the bottom of Horse Gulch Road and connects into Snakecharmer, Raider Ridge, Cap’s and Flame Out.


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