Part of the Overend Mountain Park trails system.
Hogsback Trail is located in Overend Mountain Park trail system and is a great day hike right in the town of Durango. Hogsback trail is a popular trail that provides scenic views of Downtown Durango and the Animas Valley, and gains nearly 700 feet within its steep 1-mile ascent. Hogsback can be accessed from the Leyden Street Trailhead from 8 Bells, Perin’s Gulch, or Hogsfoot. Note: the top-most part of Hogsback is closed to bikes; hike-only.
Map & Directions
Map Coordinates: 37.285552, -107.901256
Where's the Trailhead?
dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD
To Leyden Street: From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino Del Rio. Cross the river over Camino Del Rio on 9th Street and turn right onto Roosa Avenue. Turn left onto El Paso Street, and turn right onto Forest Avenue. Turn left onto Leyden Street and continue to the end of the cul-de-sac to the trailhead.
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Trip Reports and Recent Photos
Submitted by: EddieM
We had a great hike to the top today. Lots of loose rocks but take your time and it will be worth the work. The fall foliage was spectacular!