Great hiking just north of Durango in between Hermosa and Purgatory.
The High Point on the Colorado Trail is 10 miles from the Colorado Trail trailhead, it doesn’t not have a sign but is a local’s favorite hang out.
Bolam Pass Road climbs 4 miles until the road levels out and connects to the Colorado Trail (at high country).
Vallecito Reservoir has beautiful groomed nordic skiing and snowshoeing trails in winter months.
La Plata Canyon trail is a long sustained climb up the La Plata Canyon Road to the Colorado Trail at Kennebec Pass.
The Animas Overlook Trail is a difficult trail which begins/ends at the Animas Overlook and continues 3 miles to meet Log Chutes 1.
Log Chutes Downhill trail is one of Durango’s only dedicated downhill trails.
Steven’s Creek gains over 3,500 feet from the parking area to its intersection with Missionary Ridge Trail over 7.25 miles.
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.
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.