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.
Bolam Pass Road climbs 4 miles until the road levels out and connects to the Colorado Trail (at high country).
Located just a little over 2 hours from Durango, Telluride’s trails offer a range of outdoor activities
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.).
Rock Creek Trail is a difficult 3.9-mile trail, accessed from East Rock Creek Trail.
East Rock Creek is a popular, difficult loop in Sand Canyon and is west of the main Sand Canyon out-and-back trail.
Sand Canyon Trail is 6.3 miles each way and provides beautiful views of the canyons.
Sick Bird is a difficult trail that parallels the eastern edge of the main Animas Mountain Trail loop.
Merv Trail is often coupled with the Swerve Trail and is just north of the popular Sailing Hawks Trail in Dalla Mountain Park.