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High Country Trails BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
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Condition
Good

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Region
Trail Length
65 miles
Distance from Durango
30 miles
Directions
Gain
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High Country Trails

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

30 Miles

Gain
Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

65 Miles


Durango has hundreds of miles of high country trails just out of town. These trails offer scenic hiking, mountain biking, trail running and horseback riding routes. The high country also offers a variety of moderate to expert-level backpacking and bikepacking loops.

Some of the most popular high country trails include: the Colorado Trail, Engineer Mountain Trail, Purgatory Flow Trails, Spud Lake and other trails between Durango and Silverton, Colorado.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.631120, -107.813712

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

To main trailhead:

Many of the high country trails have proximate parking areas and access points; however, Purgatory Resort acts as a “hub” for high country adventure. From Durango heading north on Highway 550, take a left into Purgatory Resort (Purgatory Blvd) and park in one of the many parking areas at the resort. Purgatory resort offers dozens of miles of lift-access trails on the mountain including the renown 1993 World’s Cup Course.

Trailwork

help build our trails!

*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: September 5

Join Durango Trails for our monthly First Saturdays Trailwork Party! Help us maintain our regional trails while spending a fun day outdoors. No experience is necessary for trailwork, and Durango Trails will provide the necessary instruction, safety tool talk, tools, work gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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