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Trail Conditions

Welcome to the Durango Trails Trail Conditions page.  We rely on your community trail reports to keep our trail conditions up to date. If you have trail conditions to report, please email us or submit a trail report here.

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Recent images from our trail reporters:

Spurline in Three Springs 01.07.22
Boggy Draw 01.04.22
La Plata Canyon 01.01.22

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Animas Mountain Trail SystemSeasonalupdated Jan 23, 2022Upper Trails Closed for Seasonal Wildlife Closure through April 15; Lower Loops OPEN
Animas Mountain Lower LoopFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 Lower Loop open, icy, muddy freeze/thaw
Birket TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
X-Rock Climbing AreaFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Animas River TrailGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.19.22
Church Camp Trail SystemGoodupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Dalla Mountain Park Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Jacob’s Cliff TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Sailing Hawks TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Fort Lewis Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Ball LaneFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Bread Express TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Chapman Hill TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Lion’s Den TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Nature TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Powerline TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Rim TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Sky StepsFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Skyline TrailGoodupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Grandview Ridge Trail SystemClosedupdated Jan 21, 2022Closed for Seasonal Wildlife Closure through April 15
Hillcrest Nordic Ski TrailsClosedupdated Jan 23, 2022Due to insufficient snow Hillcrest is now closed.
Horse Gulch Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Horse Gulch RoadFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Meadow LoopFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
RidgeView (formerly SkyRaider)Fairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Sugar TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Overend Mountain Park Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Hidden Valley TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Smelter Mountain TrailFairupdated Jan 21, 2022Smelter Mtn Trail will remain open from 10am – 2pm (dogs prohibited).
Three Springs Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Rail Spike LoopFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Spur Line TrailsFairupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22 Conditions at Spurline are fair to poor. Lots of melting snow, mud and ruts. Go early while it’s still frozen.
Switcher LoopFairupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22 Conditions at Spurline are fair to poor. Lots of melting snow, mud and ruts. Go early while it’s still frozen.
Twin Buttes Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 20221.21.22 icy, muddy freeze/thaw conditions; better before 9am
Upper BC & F TrailClosedupdated Jan 21, 2022Closed for Seasonal Wildlife Closure through April 15
Upper Ed & Flo TrailClosedupdated Jan 21, 2022Closed for Seasonal Wildlife Closure through April 15
Mid Country
Haviland Lake TrailsFairupdated Jan 21, 202201.19.22 Good for snowshoeing and XC skiing. East side of Chris Park Road mostly unrideable. West side of road is good but very soft after 11am.
Junction Creek RoadFairupdated Jan 21, 202201.19.22 Conditions on Junction Creek road are fair from Junction to campground and south aspects, better for walking fat biking vs xc skiing.
Log Chutes Trail SystemGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.19.22 Conditions are still good.
Purgatory Nordic CenterGoodupdated Jan 24, 20221.24.22 Excellent conditions.
Vallecito Nordic Winter TrailsFairupdated Jan 22, 202201.22.22 All skate lanes were groomed. Hard/fast in the morning with softer conditions in the afternoon.
High Country
Andrews LakeGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22 Great conditions for skiing and snow shoeing.
Ice Lakes TrailGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22 Trail Reporters state Ice Lakes Trail in good condition.
Silverton Groomed Winter TrailsGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22 The following trails have been groomed as of 12:00 PM on 01/13/2022: KMRA Nordic Trails (North and South Fields) Memorial Park Nordic Trails Town Loop (plus a 2.2 mile sled dog course) Lower River Road to Howardsville Lackawanna Loop Arrastra Gulch Kendall Road to Deer Park
USFS RoadsClosedupdated Dec 30, 2021High Elevations USFS Gates close Dec. 1
Surrounding Area
Alien Run Trail SystemFairupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22 Still muddy in spots.
Boggy Draw Trail SystemGoodupdated Jan 23, 202201.23.22 Local trail user reported that road up Boggy and Olympique a little bumpy from trail usage yesterday afternoon.
Chicken CreekFairupdated Jan 25, 202201.25.22 Grooming activities will take a necessary pause until we get some more snow. These current conditions are extremely taxing on the equipment. Thank you for understanding, and check back if the weather becomes more favorable.
Road Apple Trail SystemGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.21 All of Road Apple is dry and good to go.
Sand Canyon Trail SystemGoodupdated Jan 21, 202201.21.22
Telluride Area TrailsGoodupdated Jan 25, 202201.25.22 Today’s Nordic grooming plan is to touch up the skate lane on trout lake trails this morning and then groom a Priest Lake late morning. Very good conditions up at Trout and variable conditions at Priest.
Priest Lake – TellurideGoodupdated Jan 25, 202201.25.22 Today’s Nordic grooming plan is to touch up the skate lane on trout lake trails this morning and then groom a Priest Lake late morning. Very good conditions up at Trout and variable conditions at Priest.
Telluride Valley FloorFairupdated Jan 25, 202201.25.22 Grooming in progress for skate lane only where possible on Valley Floor trails. Limited good classic track. New snow needed.
Trout Lake – TellurideGoodupdated Jan 25, 202201.25.22 Today’s Nordic grooming plan is to touch up the skate lane on trout lake trails this morning and then groom a Priest Lake late morning. Very good conditions up at Trout and variable conditions at Priest.

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