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).
Spud Lake a short and sweet family friendly high country trail open to hiking which ends at Spud Lake.
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.
La Plata Canyon trail is a long sustained climb up the La Plata Canyon Road to the Colorado Trail at Kennebec Pass.
White Creek Trail is a difficult and scenic high country trail near Cunningham Gulch and Highland Mary Lakes trails.
Crater Lake is a beautiful 5.4-mile one way trail near Andrew’s Lake, popular for day hikes in the high country.
Deer Creek trail is a difficult, 4.6-mile trail that climbs steadily to meet Coal Creek, then Engineer Mountain Trail.
The Animas Overlook Trail is a difficult trail which begins/ends at the Animas Overlook and continues 3 miles to meet Log Chutes 1.