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Squawker, Talker and Shocker Trails BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
Condition
Good
Region
Trail Length
1.1 miles
Distance from Durango
0.8 miles
Directions
Gain
100 ft
Rating
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Squawker, Talker and Shocker Trails

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

0.8 Miles

Gain

100 Feet

Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

1.1 Miles

Part of the Fort Lewis College trail system.

Squawker, Talker and Shocker trails are all short connector trails near Fort Lewis College’s Rim Trail. Lamppost Trail also acts as a short connector trail from the bottom of 8th Street up toward the Rim Trail around the college.

Squawker: Behind the Fort Lewis College dorms, head to Goeglein Gulch to connect to Talker trail and over to Powerline trail.
Talker: A connection from Goeglein Gulch road up to Powerline trail.
Shocker: Powerline trail down to Goeglein Gulch where you can cross the road and head up Shocker trail to the College.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.271432, -107.864681

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Parking near East 8th Street

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 8th Street where it turns toward the College. There is a small pull-off near the road and near the lamppost here.

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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