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Rim Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: 7.18.21

Region
Trail Length
2.9 miles
Distance from Durango
1 miles
Directions
Gain
415 ft
Rating
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Rim Trail

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

1 Miles

Gain

415 Feet

Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

2.9 Miles

Part of the Fort Lewis College trail system.

Fort Lewis Trail/Rim Trail can be accessed by climbing from the bottom of Chapman Hill or driving up to the top of Fort Lewis College Mesa and following the college’s Rim Drive. The Rim Trail is a great, relatively easy trail which offers great views of town.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.27815, -107.873335

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Parking at Chapman Hill

Fort Lewis College Stadium Parking Lot (Free)

From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head east on 9th Street toward Fort Lewis College mesa. Take a left hand turn on East 3rd Avenue and continue on 3rd Avenue. At the three-way intersection with Florida Road, veer right onto Florida Road and continue straight through the roundabout at Chapman Hill. Shortly after, turn right into the Chapman Hill Parking Lot.

Trailwork

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Pick Up After Yourself

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Keep Dogs on a Leash

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Stay on the Trail

Help protect natural areas and habitats by staying on established trails. Creating "social trails", cutting switchbacks, or ignoring trail closures leads to greater erosion and impacts on ecosystems.

Give Uphill Traffic the
Right of Way

Uphill traffic always has the right of way. Downhill traffic must be in control, especially around blind corners, to avoid coming in contact with uphill traffic.

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