Roaring Fork Trail
This 16.8 mile out and back trail leads to stunning views of the Hermosa Creek Wilderness. You may not see anyone else while on your adventure, but please still anticipate dogs off leash.
Roaring Fork Road (FR 435) runs from Highway 145 to the intersection of the divide road (FR 564). Scotch Creek to Highway 145 connects Rico to Durango and trails in between, as well as Purgatory Ski Area to the north.
Map & Directions
Map Coordinates: 37.59749, -108.11008
Where's the Trailhead?
dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD
Heading South on Main Street, go west (right) on US 160 for 27.2 miles, then turn right on CO 184 for Dolores. Follow for 17.4 miles, then at the T take a right onto CO 145. Follow for 29.4 miles and take a right onto Rd 345 where you will see the parking area a short ways up the road.
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Join us for trail maintenance on Animas Mountain on October 5th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.