Log Chutes 3
Part of the Log Chutes trails system.
Log Chutes 3 is a difficult, 3.75-mile trail accessed from Log Chutes 2. Log Chutes 3 is the top-most loop in the Log Chutes trail system and crosses Junction Creek Road, so be aware of oncoming-traffic. 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 we move from Log Chutes 1 to the Westview loop on the road so watch for cars.
Map & Directions
Map Coordinates: 37.354876, -107.907788
Where's the Trailhead?
dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD
From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino Del Rio. Turn right onto Camino Del Rio (Highway 550/ N. Main Avenue) Continue on North Main Avenue/Camino Del Rio; take a left onto West. 25th Street. West 25th Street turns slightly right and becomes Junction Creek Road. At a three-way intersection, stay left on Junction Creek Road, and continue right, past the dirt parking area for the Lower Colorado Trail. The road becomes dirt here. After 1 mile on this road you will see a second dirt parking area for Log Chutes.
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Trip Reports and Recent Photos
Log Chutes 3
Submitted by: Anonymous
Trail in good shape. Two downed aspen trees in the old grove approx. 1/4 mile from end of trail as you approach the road. Upper Log Chute trail holding.