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Birket Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
Condition
Good
Region
Trail Length
0.5 miles
Distance from Durango
5 miles
Directions
Gain
130 ft
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Birket Trail

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running, Winter Recreation
Durango to TH

5 Miles

Gain

130 Feet

Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

0.5 Miles

Part of the Animas Mountain Trail System.

Birket Trail is a switchbacking, intermediate trail leading up from Birket Drive to meet Animas Mountain Trail. This trail also allows for connections into Dalla Mountain Park.

A popular and iconic system in Durango, Animas Mountain yields spectacular views of the Hermosa (to the south) and Animas (to the north) Valleys.

Please note: The upper loop of Animas Mountain is closed for seasonal wildlife closures from December 1 to April 15.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.302417, -107.876987

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Parking at Birket Drive

From Durango, head north on Main Street to 25th street. Head west on 25th which turns into Junction Street. In .6 mile, turn right onto Birket. Park on the street and enter the trail which leads into the Animas Mountain or Dalla Mountain Park systems.

Trailwork

help build our trails!

*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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