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Lake View Trail Biking

Difficulty
Condition
Good

Notes: 9.12.20

Trail Length
1.7 miles
Distance from Durango
49 miles
Directions
Gain
320 ft
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Lake View Trail

Biking
Durango to TH

49 Miles

Gain

320 Feet

Condition

Good

Trail Length

1.7 Miles

Photo Courtesy of John Geronimo

Part of the Road Apple Trails System.

To reach Lake View Trail, make a left at the beginning of the Seven Sisters downhill and continue the easy climb up to the top of the ridge on Road Apple East Trail. Look for the right hand turn off the Road Apple East Trail for the start of the singletrack. 

The trail follows a skinny ridge with some steep sections and some optional drops, a few sections can be loose. At the bottom, follow an oil road a little bit and make a right onto a fence line trail that goes back to Seven Sisters, which joins in at the dirt jumps. –MtnbProject Description.

Road Apple Trail is rolling singletrack, which starts on top of Kinsey Ridge. To the southeast, you can see the Navajo Reservoir and beyond, while to the north, you have an amazing view of the La Plata Peaks. This trail is so good, Ned Overend says it is his favorite trail!

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 36.853596, -108.101422

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Road Apple Trails Parking Area

From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino Del Rio. Turn right to stay on Highway 550 and continue for 31 miles and continue onto NE Aztec Blvd. Continue onto NM-516. Turn right onto Pinion Hills Blvd. Turn right onto College Blvd. Turn right once more onto Hood Mesa Trail and a parking area will be to your left.

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