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Water Tank Road BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
Condition
Good
Region
Trail Length
0.9 miles
Distance from Durango
7 miles
Directions
Gain
300 ft
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Water Tank Road

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running, Winter Recreation
Durango to TH

7 Miles

Gain

300 Feet

Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

0.9 Miles

Part of the Three Springs trails system.

Water Tank Road provides a connection from the Mercy Medical Center area (Mercy Loop trail) to the Grandview Ridge Trails system.

Water Tank Road climbs steadily for nearly a mile and gains 300 feet to where it meets the Three Springs Connector Loop trail and later, the Grandview Ridge Road. These series of trails behind Mercy Medical Center offer easy trails for all levels of biking and hiking and connect into Horse Gulch and Grandview Ridge trail systems to increase the mileage of hikes and bike rides. The other end of Three Springs offers access to the newly-opened Spur Line Trails.

The sustainable design of the Spur Line trails is intended for introductory mountain bikers of all ages. Durango Trails will continue trailwork in Three Springs, including the addition of a Northern trail that will connect to Cowboy, Sidewinder and Horse Gulch.

Check out the Pre-Flight Pump Track Skills Checklist video from Rocky Knob Mountain Bike Park in Boone, NC to have sure you are prepared before heading out.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.242851, -107.827736

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Parking at Mercy Regional Medical Center

From 9th Street and Main Avenue in Durango, head west on 9th Street toward Camino del Rio. Turn left onto Camino del Rio (Highway 550) and continue left to take US Highway 160 East and turn left onto Three Springs Blvd at the stoplight toward Mercy Hospital. At the first roundabout, go straight towards Mercy Medical Center and find a place to park in hospital’s guest parking areas.

Trailwork

help build our trails!

*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: September 5

Join Durango Trails for our monthly First Saturdays Trailwork Party! Help us maintain our regional trails while spending a fun day outdoors. No experience is necessary for trailwork, and Durango Trails will provide the necessary instruction, safety tool talk, tools, work gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew. Please note, registration is required to join us for Trailwork; please click below to register.

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