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Trail Conditions

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View from Colorado Trail past Salt Creek trail turnoff. 7.26.21
View from Colorado Trail after rain showers above West Cross/Stagecoach Trail 7.24.21
View from Colorado Trail/Kennebec Pass approaching Taylor Lake 7/15/21

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Animas Mountain Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Crews working on Animas Mountain trails 7//20 through 9/1.
Animas Mountain Inner LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Animas Mountain TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Birket TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Merv TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sick Bird TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Swerve TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
X-Rock Climbing AreaGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Animas River TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Church Camp Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Church Camp LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ridge Hike TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Dalla Mountain Park Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Bouldering TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Jacob’s Cliff TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Junction TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ponderosa TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sailing Hawks TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Fort Lewis Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ball LaneGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Bread Express TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Chapman Hill TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Lion’s Den TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Nature TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Powerline TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Rim TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sky StepsGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Skyline TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Squawker, Talker and Shocker TrailsGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Grandview Ridge Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 2021Sale Barn Trail being re-routed due to expansion of C/J gravel pit, crews out 7/28-8/5 doing hand and finish work. Big Canyon has erosion issues due to heavy monsoons.
Big Canyon TrailFairupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Erosion issues due to heavy monsoons.
Carbon Junction TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Cowboy TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Crites Connect TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sidewinder TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Skull Rock TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
South Rim TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Yellow Brick Road TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Horse Gulch Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ben’s Down N Out TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Cap’s TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Cuchillo TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Drop Over TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
EZ TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Flame Out TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Horse Gulch RoadGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Meadow LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Medicine TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Mike’s TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Milky Way TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Pautsky PointGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Raider Ridge TrailsGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
RidgeView (formerly SkyRaider)Goodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Rocky Road TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Send It (formerly Anasazi) DescentGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Snake Charmer TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Stacy’s LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sugar TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Telegraph TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Zip Line TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Overend Mountain Park Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Phase 1 re-route complete at base of 8 Bells; extension of Perins Gulch from Star Wars occurring 8/4 – 8/25. Star Wars trail work begins 8/4 through 8/25.
8 Bells TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Brown’s Ridge TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Crestview TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ella Vita TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Englehart’s TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Falcon TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Grabens LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Hidden Valley TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Hogsback TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Hogsfoot TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ned’s Hill TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Perin’s Gulch TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Spirit TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Star Wars DescentGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Perins Peak TrailClosedupdated Feb 7, 2021CLOSED for seasonal wildlife closure per CPW
Smelter Mountain TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Three Springs Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Mercy LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Rail Spike LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Spur Line TrailsGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Switcher LoopGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Three Springs Connect LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Water Tank RoadGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Twin Buttes Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 eMTBs are allowed
Cliffrock LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Lightner Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Lower BC & F TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Lower Ed & Flo TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Mid Traverse TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
The Buttes TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Twin Buttes East TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Twin Buttes TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Upper BC & F TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Upper Ed & Flo TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Mid Country
Colorado Trail System (Lower)Goodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Colorado Trail at Junction CreekGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Dry Fork TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
High PointGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Hoffheins TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Hermosa Area Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 The trail is OPEN but expect crewsTrail work on Hermosa Creek through the summer at lower Hermosa trailhead, Hermosa Campground and Dutch Creek Crossing.
Big LickFairupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 The trail is OPEN but expect crewsLocal trail sawyers have cleared all downed trees but the 416 fire affects the trail tread
Bolam Pass RoadGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Corral Draw TrailFairupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Clear of downed trees
Dutch Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 The trail is OPEN but expect crews.Trail work on Hermosa Creek through the summer at lower Hermosa trailhead, Hermosa Campground and Dutch Creek Crossing.
Elbert Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Muddy and some trail damage due to cows. Recommend to stay off until dry.
Hermosa Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 The trail is OPEN but expect crews.Trail work on Hermosa Creek through the summer at lower Hermosa trailhead, Hermosa Campground and Dutch Creek Crossing.
Hotel Draw RoadGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Jones Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Little Elk TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Mitchell Lakes TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Pinkerton-Flagstaff TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Salt Creek West to Rico-Silverton TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Couple downed trees on upper Salt Creek trail.
West Cross Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Local sawyer cleared 3 downed trees on Stagecoach
La Plata Canyon Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Road up to Kennebec Pass has erosion up high due to heavy rains
La Plata CanyonGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Log Chutes Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 USFS conducting fuels/thinning project at Log Chutes 2 but the trail is open.
Animas Overlook TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Log Chutes 1Goodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Log Chutes 2Goodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Log Chutes 3Goodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Log Chutes DownhillGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Westview LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Missionary Ridge Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
First Fork TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Haflin Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Missionary Ridge TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Red Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 downed trees remained
Steven’s Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Vallecito Lake Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Vallecito Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
High Country
Colorado Trail System (High Country)Goodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Most high country trails clear of downed trees but overgrown in spots with recent heavy rains
Colorado Trail from Champion VentureGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Clear of downed trees but overgrown in spots with recent heavy rains
Engine Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Indian Trail RidgeGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Molas PassGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Rico-Silverton TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sharkstooth TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Walls Gulch Bridge TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
High Country TrailsGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Most high country trails are clear. Crew just cleared 20 downed trees on Graysil. Coral Draw and Stagecoach now clear of downed trees.
Cascade Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Coal Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Columbine/Ruby LakesGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Crater Lake TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Cunningham GulchFairupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Deer Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Three downed trees but local sawyers in route to clear.
East Fork TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Engineer Mountain TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Sawyers have cleared all downed trees, count is about 100 from Pass to EMT
Graysill TrailFairupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 USFS crew has cleared 20 downed trees on Graysil Trail.
Highland Mary LakesFairupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Pass Creek TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 sawyers cleared 50-100 trees
Spud Lake TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
West Lime CreekGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ice Lakes TrailClosedupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Closed until 9/15/21
Purgatory Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Purgatory Express Chair 1 opens tomorrow 7/22 offering access to Purgatory Bike Park from 9am-5pm. On 8/1 back to normal hours 9am-4pm.
Purgatory Flow TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Purgatory Express Chair 1 opens tomorrow 7/22 offering access to Purgatory Bike Park from 9am-5pm. On 8/1 back to normal hours 9am-4pm.
USFS RoadsGoodupdated Jun 2, 2021Most high elevation gates open June 1, see USFS road page on website
Surrounding Area
Alien Run Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Alien Run TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Outer Limits TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Boggy Draw Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 New trail from Dolores to Boggy now open to riding
Bean Canyon TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Boggy Draw Loop TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Italian Canyon TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Mavericks Loop TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
McPhee Overlook TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Phil’s World Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
2 More TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Abajo TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Bob’s LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Coco TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Here for More TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Hippie House TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Ledges LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Lemonhead TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Phil’s World Main LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Rib Cage TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Stinky Spring LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Trust LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Road Apple Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Kinsey LoopGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sand Canyon Trail SystemGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Sand Canyon TrailGoodupdated Jul 27, 20217.26.21
Telluride Area TrailsGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21 Bike Park opens 9am – 5pm, June 19 – Sept 19, Weekends Sept 25 – Oct 3.
Galloping Goose TrailGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21
Lizard Head – TellurideGoodupdated Jul 28, 20217.28.21

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