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West Cross Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: Good from bottom to top but Hotel not completely clear of snow

Trail Length
5.7 miles
Distance from Durango
35 miles
Directions
Gain
3430 ft
Rating
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West Cross Creek Trail

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running
Durango to TH

35 Miles

Gain

3430 Feet

Condition

Good

Trail Length

5.7 Miles

Part of the Hermosa Creek Trail System.

West Cross Creek Trail is a difficult 5.7-mile trail in the Hermosa Creek Wilderness area. West Cross Creek Trail connects the main Hermosa Creek Trail to the Colorado Trail (at high country).

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.512606, -108.001587

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

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*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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