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Trail Talk Blog

All the news and updates you need to know before you hit the trails!

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Seasonal Wildlife Closures Dec. 1 through April 15

Video campaign highlights the importance of respecting seasonal wildlife closures in Durango – in effect Dec. 1, 2022. Ever wonder why certain trails in Durango …

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Swerve Group Ride | Thursday, October 20th

Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new Swerve Trail on Animas Mountain. Thursday, October 20th from 4:30 to 7pm. You can park at the 32nd Street TH near the Durango Trails work truck. Drinks and snacks provided!

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Saturday, October 15th

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on October 15th from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Fall in the San Juans

Fall is the perfect time to hit the trails. Flowing through trail to the sound of golden aspen leaves under your tires or shoe tread; being outdoors rarely feels so good. There are notes of summer and hints of winter, and nothing beats being outdoors surrounded by the golden, red, yellow and green hues.

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Wednesday, October 5th

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on October 5th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Tuesday, September 27th

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on September 27th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Wednesday, September 28th

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on September 28th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Cutthroat Group Ride | Saturday, September 17th

Join us to celebrate National Public Lands Day one week early on Saturday, September 17 from 9:30am to noon. Cutthroat is a new connector trail from Purgatory to Hermosa Creek. The first phase of the trail is complete and we will ride from Relay Creek to Sig Creek and back. You can park off Hermosa Park Road near the Durango Trails work truck. Cutthroat is a non-motorized pedal assist e-bike friendly trail.

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Wednesday, September 21st

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on September 21st from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Wednesday, September 7th

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on September 7th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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August Trailwork Dates Announced!

Sign Up Now for Upcoming Volunteer Trailwork Days! It’s nearing fall and if you haven’t given back by volunteering or donating, the time is now. …

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Animas Mountain Trailwork | Wednesday, August 31

Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on August 31st from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Big Canyon Trailwork | Wednesday, August 17

Join us for trail maintenance at Big Canyon on August 17th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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July Volunteer Trailwork Dates Still Available!

Sign Up Now for Upcoming Volunteer Trailwork Days! There are two upcoming trailwork dates for July and we would love to have you join us! …

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Half Ridge Trail Opens!

Durango Trails is excited to announce the opening of a new trail connecting Powerline and Zipline to the Ridge! We’re thrilled to announce with the …

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CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER – Log Chutes Trailwork | Wednesday, July 27th

Join us for trail maintenance on Log Chutes Trail on July 27th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Dry Fork/Hoffheins Trailwork | Saturday, July 23rd

Join us for trail maintenance on Dry Fork and Hoffhein’s Trail on July 23rd from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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EMT Trailwork | Wednesday, July 13th

Join us for trail maintenance on Engineer Mountain Trail on July 13th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Half Ridge Trailwork | Wednesday, June 22nd

Join us for trail maintenance on Half Ridge Trail on June 22nd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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June Volunteer Trailwork Dates Announced!

Sign Up Now for Upcoming Volunteer Trailwork Days! There’s something magical about being outdoors. Fresh air, birds singing, moving along a trail or even just …

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Thank You to Our Sky Steps Volunteers!

Pent-up desire to participate in volunteer events has produced incredible early-season support! Special thanks to the 8th-grade students and teachers at Miller Middle School for …

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Now In Place

The San Juan National Forest has implemented Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Beginning Today, May 20!(this is in addition to LaPlata County Stage 1 restrictions)   The …

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National Trails Day | Saturday, June 4th

Join us to help build a New Trail on Animas Mountain on June 4th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Trailwork Kickoff Event! | Saturday, April 23rd

Join us for trail maintenance on Half Ridge Trail on April 23rd from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Seasonal Wildlife Closures Dec. 1 through April 15

Video campaign highlights the importance of respecting seasonal wildlife closures in Durango – in effect Dec. 1, 2021. Ever wonder why certain trails in Durango …

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Cutthroat Trail Maintenance | Saturday, September 25th

Join us for trail maintenance on Cutthroat Trail on September 25th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Trailwork News

Durango Trails Working on Animas Mountain

Working with our land management partners at the Bureau of Land Management, Durango Trails has been hard at work completing trails at Animas Mountain. The BLM fire crew cleared the lines and the Durango Trails crew has been busy installing grade reversals, outslope as well as drainage features, and finish work on the new construction.

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Trailwork News

Logging Operations in Log Chutes

The USFS is doing a fuels thinning project in Log Chutes. The entire trail remains open.

Here are some specific details directly from the contractor: The contractor will be camping in the area above the camping closure past the overlook and traveling down to the site everyday 6:30ish.  There should be a barrier at the intersection of Logchutes Two and the JC creek road.

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History of the Hermosa Creek Travel Management Plan

The US Forest Service introduced the Travel Management Plan for the Hermosa area. At the time, the plan included closing Hermosa Creek Trail and part …

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Cutthroat Trail Maintenance | Saturday, September 11th

Join us for trail maintenance on Cutthroat Trail on September 11th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Cutthroat Trail Maintenance | Friday, September 10th

Join us for trail maintenance on Cutthroat Trail on September 10th from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Family-Friendly Hikes

Labor Day is just around the corner. Before school starts, here are few great family friendly hikes to get in!

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Durango’s National, World Champions & Olympians

July 2021 has proved to be the winningest July in Durango history! We say Durango has more national, world champions and Olympians than any town …

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Durango Trails Launches Durango Trail Love Campaign

The trails love you, love them back. Learn more about how to show a little Durango Trail Love this season.

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Stage I Fire Restrictions Now in Place

As of June 16, 2021 La Plata County and the San Juan National Forest have enacted Stage I Fire Restrictions. Southwest Colorado is in extreme …

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Star Wars Maintenance | Wednesday, August 4

Join us for trail maintenance on Star Wars in Overend Mountain Park on July 21st from 4:30-7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Perins Gulch Maintenance | Wednesday, July 14

Join us for trail maintenance on Perins Gulch in Overend Mountain Park on July 14th from 4:30-7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Upper Colorado Trail Maintenance | Saturday, June 26

Join us for maintenance on the Upper Colorado Trail on Saturday, June 26th, from 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Animas River Days

The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! Celebrate it with this two-day event, which includes river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local’s favorite costumed river parade.

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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Durango’s annual bicycle race to Silverton! Fifty miles, 5,700′ of elevation gain, two 10,000′ passes.

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Trailwork Registration Now Open for May & June!

We are excited to announce our first public trailwork dates for 2021! Please join us to help give back to our trails and community! 

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Colorado Trail Maintenance at Junction Creek | June 4

Join us for maintenance on the Colorado Trail at Junction Creek on June 4th from 12:00-4:00 pm. Meet at the Colorado Trail Trailhead, Upper Lot. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Twin Buttes Maintenance | June 9

Join us for maintenance on Twin Buttes on June 9th from 4:30-7:00 pm. Meet at the water tank. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Ned’s Hill Maintenance | May 26

Join us for maintenance on Ned’s Hill on May 26th from 4:30-7:00 pm. Meet at the Leyden Trailhead. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Upcoming Trailwork: Skyline Trail Maintenance | May 19

Join Durango Trails for volunteer trailwork! Help us maintain our regional trails while spending time outdoors. No experience is necessary for trailwork, and Durango Trails will provide the necessary instruction, safety tool talk, tools, work gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Events

Celebrate the launch of Trail Crew Brew!

Celebrate the launch of of Trail Crew Brew at our Spring Fundraiser and 2020 30th Anniversary Celebration Re-Do! Ride-thru, walk-thru or drive-thru to meet the crew, join or renew, and enjoy a Trail Crew Brew!

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Celebrate the Launch of Trail Crew Brew!

Celebrate the launch of Trail Crew Brew at our Spring Fundraiser and 2020 30th Anniversary Celebration Re-Do! Ride-thru, walk-thru or drive-thru to meet the crew, join or renew, and enjoy a Trail Crew Brew!

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Trail Etiquette: Muddy Trails

It’s that time of year, shoulder season, mud season but certainly not riding your mountain biking at lunch time season. It’s best to avoid standing water and mud.

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Welcome to Durango’s Trails: Tips for Visitors

Welcome to Durango’s trails! Whether you are visiting our area or are simply a new local trail user, we hope you enjoy your time on …

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RidgeView (formerly SkyRaider) Trail Opens!

Durango Trails is excited to announce the opening of a new trail connecting Powerline to Extended Ridge!  After an unprecedented spring season, Durango Trails, working …

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Updated COVID-19 Recreation Guidelines

Information to stay safe on the trails as of November 2020.

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Watch This: COVID-19 Video Learning Series: Passing, Dogs on Leash and Land Manager Message

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National Public Lands Day Trailwork Project

A note from Durango Trails: Participants are required to follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines, wear/bring the proper equipment, including a mask, gloves and your own …

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Hermosa Resilience Event

In an effort to celebrate the resiliency of the Hermosa Creek watershed following the 416 fire, local non-profit organizations and the San Juan National Forest …

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National Trails Day

National Trails Day is a nation-wide event designed to recognize all the incredible benefits trails provide for recreation and exposure nature. To celebrate National Trails …

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*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: June 6th

Due to the ongoing nature of COVID-19, our trailwork kickoff has currently been postponed. While we hope we will be able to meet for our First Saturdays Trailwork in June, we are closely monitoring developments, and dates and times may change as a result. Please continue to check in here and on our social media for updated trailwork days!

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*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: September 5

Join Durango Trails for our monthly First Saturdays Trailwork Party! Help us maintain our regional trails while spending a fun day outdoors. No experience is necessary for trailwork, and Durango Trails will provide the necessary instruction, safety tool talk, tools, work gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: August 8

Join Durango Trails for our monthly First Saturdays Trailwork Party! Help us maintain our regional trails while spending a fun day outdoors. No experience is necessary for trailwork, and Durango Trails will provide the necessary instruction, safety tool talk, tools, work gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: July 11

Due to the ongoing nature of COVID-19, our trailwork kickoff has currently been postponed. While we hope we will be able to meet for our First Saturdays Trailwork in July, we are closely monitoring developments, and dates and times may change as a result. Please continue to check in here and on our social media for updated trailwork days!

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Safe Trail Use During COVID-19

Updated May 22, 2020. The Colorado Stay at Home Order that went into effect March 26 was changed to a “Safer-at-Home” order on April 27th. …

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COVID 19 and Public Lands

While we strongly agree that sunshine, getting outdoors and connecting with nature is an antidote for mental and physical and health, we are also paying …

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2020 Trailwork Registration Now Open!

Announcing Our 2020 Trailwork Kick Off! A note from Durango Trails: In order to do our part to flatten the curve, we have postponed our …

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SW CO Gives

Southwest Colorado Gives is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado to inspire generosity in our five county community and increase …

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#OptOutside this Black Friday

Celebrate our trails this holiday season by choosing to #OptOutside on Black Friday! Long known as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, …

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2019 Highlights: What Your Contribution Helped Us Accomplish

In the Durango area, trails create community and connect us. They are the training grounds for our youth, amateur and professional athletes, and they are …

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Winter Trail Conditions Page

Durango Trails 2000 will be moving over to the Winter Trail Conditions page on November 22. All trail reports are welcome in order to keep …

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E-bike meeting

The City of Durango will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 20. The joint boards (Natural Lands and Parks and Rec) advisory board will …

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Please Volunteer: Sign Up to help Durango Trails 2000 at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Holiday Bloomer Sale

Volunteer spots have been filled. Thank you to everyone who signed up to help!    Volunteers are needed to work the RMCF Holiday Bloomer Sale …

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Durango Trails Town Challenge Fundraiser

Donate in honor of the Durango Trails Town Challenge to support our local trails! Payson McElveen invites Durango to conquer every trail McElveen project benefits …

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Ed Zink

Our friend, mentor, and hero has passed. We are forever grateful for Ed’s vision and dedication to our community. The family has requested that contributions …

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Fall Colors and Hunting Season

The San Juan National Forest reports that Fall Color Viewing is best from Purgatory to Town Durango to Purgatory:  ~50% Purgatory to Coal Bank:  ~75% …

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Hermosa Restoration Project

San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA), Trails 2000, Mountain Studies Institute (MSI),Durango Nature Studies, and the San Juan National Forest are hosting a half-day event on August 10, 2019 at the Lower Hermosa Campground to provide the public an opportunity to restore the Hermosa Creek trail, plant native seeds, and enjoy interpretive and stewardship-oriented hikes through the burn area. Durango Nature Studies will provide educational children’s activities. All activities will begin at 9:00 am on August 10th.

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Wednesday, September 18 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, September 18 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Wednesday, September 11 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, September 11 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Wednesday, September 4 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, September 4 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Wednesday, August 28 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, August 28 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Wednesday, August 21 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, August 21 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Wednesday, August 14 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, August 14 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Wednesday, August 7 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Wednesday, August 7 from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, September 12 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, September 12  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, September 5 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, September 5  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, August 29 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, August 29  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, August 22 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, August 22  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, August 15 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, August 1  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, August 8 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, August 8  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Thursday, August 1 Trailwork

Join us for a weekday trailwork party at [location TBD]. Thank you for volunteering with Trails 2000 at our trailwork party on Thursday, August 1  from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

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Membership

Don’t Miss the Trails and Ales Party on April 22!

You’re invited to join Trails 2000 for our annual spring membership event to kick off the 2019 trail season: the Trails and Ales Party, on Monday, …

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Winter Trail Reporters Wanted

Are you out and about fat biking, ski-touring, hiking? We need your help to update the Winter Trail Conditions page. Please submit photos and a …

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Application Closed: Trail Operations Manager

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to join a leading nonprofit organization in the outdoor industry? Do you want to live in a mountain …

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Schedule Donations Now for Colorado Gives Day

Give where you live & play | Donate to Trails 2000 for Colorado Gives Day So many of us – whether locals or visitors; recreation-ists …

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Give Now to Your Trails: Year End Campaign

Your Trails | Our Community | Give to Our Year End Campaign 2018 memories will be centered around the 416 fire, greatly impacting our residents, …

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Volunteer at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Sale

Registration is now closed. Thank you to all who signed up!

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Watch our Fall Video & Help Us Keep in Touch

An Autumn Ride through the San Juan Mountains from Durango Trails 2000 on Vimeo. Trails 2000 captured a unique mountain bike ride through the changing …

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Trail Work

Trailwork Party on Telegraph Trail, Sept. 26

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork on Telegraph Trail in Horse Gulch on Wednesday, September 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All weekend warriors, …

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Trailwork Party on Carbon Junction, Sept. 19

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork on Carbon Junction trail on Wednesday, September 19, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All weekend warriors, trail blazers, …

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Monarch Beautification Project, Oct. 12

Trails 2000, Durango Nature Studies, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Alpine Bank are pleased to partner to plant milkweed seeds at the …

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Trailwork Party on Carbon Junction/Crites Connect, Sept. 16

Please join Trails 2000 and the Durango Running Club for Trailwork on Carbon Junction and Crites Connect on Sunday, September 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 …

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Trailwork Party on Spur Line Trails, Sept 12

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork at the Spur Line trails in Three Springs, Wednesday, September 12, from 4-7 p.m. All weekend warriors, trail blazers, wanderers and …

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Trailwork Party on Stacy’s Trail, Sept 5

Please join Trails 2000 for trailwork on Stacy’s Trail in Horse Gulch on Wednesday, September 5, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. All weekend warriors, trail …

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Trailwork Party on Hidden Valley Trail, Aug 29

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork at Hidden Valley Trail in Overend Mountain Park on Wednesday, August 29, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. All weekend warriors, trail …

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Elbert Creek, CastleRock and Junction Creek are Open; BurroFire area trails are now open

Effective Friday, August 24th, the closure area for the 416 Fire will shrink to allow public access to areas around the fire. The burned area …

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Trailwork Party on Hidden Valley Trail, Aug 22

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork at Hidden Valley Trail in Overend Mountain Park on Wednesday, August 22, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. All weekend warriors, trail …

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Boggy Draw Trails Closed Due to Plateau Fire

Trail closures due to the Plateau Fire in Dolores, Colorado include Boggy Draw, Bean Canyon, McNeil and McPhee Overlook trails, and access to Italian Canyon …

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Trailwork Party on Spur Line Trails, Aug 15

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork at the new Spur Line Trails in Three Springs, Wednesday, August 15th, from 4-7 p.m. All weekend warriors, trail blazers, wanderers …

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Bid Today on Artwork Auction for Trails 2000 & Community Foundation

Support Community. Build Trails. BID Today. Trails 2000 and the Community Foundation are excited to host an online auction for the exquisite painting, “Garden of …

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Colorado Trail OPEN and other Forest Service Trails

The Colorado Trail from Molas to Town; Junction Creek road to the Animas Overlook, upper Hermosa Park road to Hotel and Bolam and trails outside …

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Trailwork Party on Spur Line Trails, July 6-7

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork at the new Spur Line Trails in Three Springs, Friday and Saturday, July 6-7, 2018. All weekend warriors, trail blazers, …

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Trailwork Party on Smokejumper Trail, July 28

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork on Smokejumper Trail on Saturday, July 28, 2018. All weekend warriors, trail blazers, wanderers and trail lovers alike are …

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City Open Space and Trails to Reopen Thursday

Beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018, all open space and trails in the City of Durango will reopen for use, with the …

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#416Fire: SJNF & BLM lands to Reopen Thursday

Most San Juan National Forest and Durango-area BLM-managed lands re-open on Thursday. Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Remain in Effect. On Thursday, June 21, at 3 p.m., the …

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Current Closures Due to #416Fire and #BurroFire

Closures on National Forest, City, County and Parks and Wildlife Lands The San Juan National Forest announced a Forest-wide Stage 3 fire closure effective as …

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Hermosa Trails Closed Due to #416 Fire

The Hermosa area, including all roads and trails, is officially closed due to the 416 Fire. For your safety and that of all emergency and …

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New Spur Line Trails Open at Three Springs

Five miles of introductory singletrack trail built by Trails 2000 and Purgatory Resort In partnership with Trails 2000, Three Springs has officially opened the Spur …

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Trail Work

Trailwork Party, May 16 on Mike’s Trail

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork on Wednesday, May 16, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Mike’s Trail in Horse Gulch. Volunteers should meet at the …

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Colorado Public Lands Day Trailwork, May 19

Please join Trails 2000 and Pine Needle Mountaineering for a special day of Trailwork and Trail Clean Up on Saturday, May 19, in celebration of …

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Trailwork Party, May 9 on Big Canyon Trail

Please join Trails 2000 for Trailwork on Wednesday, May 9, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Big Canyon Trail. All weekend warriors, trail blazers, wanderers …

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Volunteer for Our Trail Impact Study

Volunteers Needed to Help Conduct Trailhead Study from May to October Please note: Registration is now full for May through July; thanks to our community we …

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Trailwork Kickoff Party, April 18 on Skyline Trail

Trails 2000 is pleased to invite volunteers to the 2018 Trailwork Kickoff Party on Wednesday, April 18, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Skyline Trail. …

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Video: Got Leash?

 Video campaign highlights importance of dog etiquette and safety on trails Getting your dog outside is good for the health of both you and …

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Trails and Ales Party is April 11

You’re invited to join Trails 2000 for their spring membership event to kick off the 2018 trail season: our annual Trails and Ales Party, on Wednesday, …

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Protected: Share Your Photos

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Seasonal Wildlife Closures in Effect Dec. 1

 Video campaign highlights importance of respecting seasonal wildlife closures in Durango – in effect Dec. 1, 2018 Ever wonder why certain trails in Durango …

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Round Up for Trails at Kroeger’s Ace Hardware!

You can support Trails 2000 by Rounding Up for Trails 2000 March 8 through March 19:

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Registration Closed: Trail Crew Leader Training

Crew Leader Training hosted by Trails 2000 and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado May 4 & 5, 2018 – Durango, Colorado Trails 2000 has teamed up with …

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CLOSED: Now Hiring: Durango Trail Crew Lead

Are you interested in a unique opportunity to join a leading nonprofit organization in the outdoor industry? Do you want to live in a mountain …

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BLM Meeting Weds. January 31

Join the BLM to share your trail ideas for consideration in the upcoming Tres Rios Field Office Open House taking place this Wednesday, January 31 …

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Trail Work

Year End Trailwork Party, Dec. 15

Trails 2000 invites volunteers to join us for a Year End Trailwork Party at Three Springs Trails on Friday, December 15, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Come …

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Trailwork at Three Springs

Trails 2000 invites volunteers to Trailwork at Three Springs Trails on Thursday, December 7, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Volunteers should meet at the Trails …

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Year End Campaign: Give Now. Get Outside Today.

As the leaves fall and snow returns to the high country, Trails 2000 reflects on a successful trail season thanks to members, volunteers and all …

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Trail Work

Smokejumper’s Trailwork this Saturday

Trails 2000 invites volunteers to Trailwork on Smokejumper’s Trail on Saturday, November 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Come help build the new trail …

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News

New Trails to be Built in Durango

Approval received following in-depth analysis of Smokejumper’s Trail and Sugar to Skyline connect Trails 2000 will build two new trails—the Smokejumper’s Trail and a connect …

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For the Outdoor, Trail Enthusiast: Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving

Online store features unique, locally made products that support trails Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking for the perfect holiday gift to give back this …

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Trail Work

Trailwork at Hidden Valley and Twin Buttes, Oct. 18-19

Trails 2000 invites volunteers to Trailwork at Hidden Valley Trail in Overend Mountain Park on Wednesday, October, 18, and at Twin Buttes Trails on Thursday, …

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Kids for ColoradoGives: Inspiring TrailKids to Give

New, kid-friendly website offers Durango’s youth a fun, safe way to experience the joy of giving The Trails 2000 TrailKids program touches the lives of …

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Trail Work

Stop ‘N Lop Trailwork on Colorado Trail, Oct. 11

Join Trails 2000 for Stop ’N Lop Trailwork on the lower Colorado Trail on Wednesday, October 11, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. Crews will work …

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