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Log Chutes Trail System BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
Condition
Fair

Notes: 10.26.21 Recent rain and snow from 10.26 storm.

Trail Length
miles
Distance from Durango
6 miles
Directions
Gain
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Log Chutes Trail System

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

6 Miles

Gain
Condition

Fair

Trail Length


Log Chutes is a multi-use trail located just above the Colorado Trail Trailhead at Junction Creek in Durango. Log Chutes trails cross Junction Creek Road as you move from Log Chutes 1 to the Westview Loop, so be careful to watch for cars.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.336818, -107.918993

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

The Log Chutes trailhead is located four miles past the Junction Creek Trailhead of the Colorado Trail. From Main Avenue (heading north) in Durango, take a left at 25th Street. The street turns into Junction Creek Road; continue west where you will see a sign for the Colorado Trail trailhead. Continue up the road four miles. The Log Chutes trailhead will be on your right.

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Trip Reports and Recent Photos

Log Chutes / Westview

Submitted by: Trail Reporter Patti

Date Visited:

5/25/21

Trail Condition:

Good

Comments:

Log Chutes and Westview Loop riding great. Two trees down; one on upper Log Chutes and another on Westview.  Lupine are starting to go off and tree leaves are popping.  Westview offering some amazing views of La Plata mountains with a dusting of snow.

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