Saul’s Creek Trail BikingHikingTrail Running

Trail Length
1.2 miles
Distance from Durango
24 miles
200 ft
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Saul’s Creek Trail

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running
Durango to TH

24 Miles


200 Feet



Trail Length

1.2 Miles

Part of the Saul’s Creek Trails System.

The Saul’s Creek trail system is in the San Juan National Forest about 3 miles east of Bayfield, CO, made up of gas roads and double track. You may encounter motorcycles or horses. Sauls Creek Trail is a 1.2-mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. This trail connects into the Ridge Trail, also part of the Saul’s Creek trail system. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.236667, -107.55609

Where's the Trailhead?


Saul’s Creek Trailhead

From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino Del Rio. Turn left onto Camino Del Rio/ Hwy 550. Keep left to continue on Highway 550 South. Continue onto US-160 East, and keep left to stay on US-160 East. Turn right onto CR 526. Turn left onto CR 527. A parking area will be on your right.


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National Trails Day | Durango Trailwork at Dry Fork Trail

Celebrate National Trails Day by joining us for trailwork at Dry Fork Trail on June 3rd from 9am to 1pm. Lunch will be provided at the trailhead afterwards. Please note, registration is required to join us for trailwork; please click below to register.


Trip Reports and Recent Photos

Saul's Creek Trail

Submitted by: Mountain biking and gravel grinding

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Excellent flowing trails. Even better gravel roads. At the trailhead you don’t have to peddle the steep uphill. There is a much easier trail just to the right. Much like Boggy Draw except 30 minutes from Durango rather than one hour.

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