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West Cross Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: 9.14.21 Hotel Draw road now open and riders have access to West Cross/Stagecoach and Blackhawk trails.

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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Cutthroat Trail Maintenance | Saturday, September 25th

Join us for trail maintenance on Cutthroat Trail on September 25th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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Trip Reports and Recent Photos

West Cross Creek in Fall

Date Visited:

Last weekend in September 2020

Trail Condition:

Good

Comments:

Fall colors were great

West Cross Creek Trail

Submitted by: KT Howard

Date Visited:

6/12/21

Trail Condition:

Good

Comments:

Still about 10 downed trees on the trail. A bit dusty and dry but otherwise, good conditions.

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