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White Creek Trail HikingTrail Running

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: 6.25.20

Trail Length
8.7 miles
Distance from Durango
57 miles
Directions
Gain
1950 ft
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White Creek Trail

Hiking, Trail Running
Durango to TH

57 Miles

Gain

1950 Feet

Condition

Good

Trail Length

8.7 Miles

Part of High Country trails.

White Creek Trail is a difficult and scenic high country trail near Cunningham Gulch and Highland Mary Lakes trails. This trail has abundant wildflowers in July and August and water is abundant. This trail can be accessed from Highland Mary Lakes Trail and passes by Verde Lake and Lost Lake. White Creek Trail is approximately 8.7 miles in length and gains 1,950 feet.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.74271, -107.596493

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Cunningham Gulch / Highland Mary Lakes Parking Area

From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino Del Rio (Highway 550). Turn right onto Camino Del Rio (HWY 550) and continue north on Hwy 550 past Purgatory Resort toward Silverton. Continue through Silverton to CR 2 and follow to CR 4. The Cunningham Gulch road starts in Howardsville. Turn east on County Road 4 and follow the signs to the Old Hundred Mine tour by bearing left on County Road 4-A at its junction with County Road 4.

Trailwork

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*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: July 11

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 July, 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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