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Little Elk Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: Cleared of trees, thanks DZ

Trail Length
11.1 miles
Distance from Durango
35 miles
Directions
Gain
3900 ft
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Little Elk Trail

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running
Durango to TH

35 Miles

Gain

3900 Feet

Condition

Good

Trail Length

11.1 Miles

Part of the Hermosa Creek Trails system.

Little Elk Creek Trail is an 11-mile difficult trail that connects from Dutch Creek trail to the main Hermosa Creek trail.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.548477, -107.877331

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.

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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