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.
Molas Pass is a popular place for high country trail access just north of Durango.
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.