The Ridge Hike Trail is an out-and-back trail option in the Church Camp trails area.
The Highland Mary Lakes trail is an exception, providing day hikers quick access to this alpine wonderland.
Smelter Mountain is a 1-mile hike from the parking area to the top and climbs steadily 1,000 feet to spectacular views.
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.
The Sky Steps extend over 500 steps and gain over 250 feet in elevation connecting Fort Lewis College to Downtown Durango.
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.