Deer Creek trail is a difficult, 4.6-mile trail that climbs steadily to meet Coal Creek, then Engineer Mountain Trail.
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.
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.
West Lime Creek Trail (FS #679) follows provides access to a variety of high-country trails, waterfalls, dispersed campsites and excellent views.
Engine Creek Trail is part of a loop for mountain biking and hiking starting from the Molas Pass Campground.
Cascade Creek follows along the western base of the mountain and often sees less traffic than other popular high-country trails in the area.
Pass Trail is a great mountain bike ride or hike for most everyone, located near Engineer Mountain Trail.
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.
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.
Bolam Pass Road climbs 4 miles until the road levels out and connects to the Colorado Trail (at high country).