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Salt Creek West to Rico-Silverton Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: 9.18.20

Region
Trail Length
15 miles
Distance from Durango
35 miles
Directions
Gain
3000 ft
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Salt Creek West to Rico-Silverton Trail

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running
Durango to TH

35 Miles

Gain

3000 Feet

Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

15 Miles

Part of the Hermosa Creek Trail System.

Salt Creek Trail connects from the Southern end of Hermosa Creek Trail into the Colorado Trail (at high country). Once you’re on the Colorado Trail, the Rico-Silverton Trail spurs from the main Colorado Trail towards South Mineral Creek near Greysill Peak.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.564854, -107.986593

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Southern Hermosa Creek Access

Northern Hermosa Creek Access

To access Hermosa Creek Southern parking area: From Durango, take highway 550 North from Town and turn left at Hermosa Park Road. Cross the railroad tracks and follow up the road to the southern Hermosa Creek Trailhead located about 4 miles up Lower Hermosa Road which starts near the railroad track crossing in the small town of Hermosa north of Durango. Find the trail heading north near the junction of several dirt roads near the parking area.

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