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Twin Buttes East Trail BikingHikingTrail RunningWinter Recreation

Difficulty
Condition
Good
Region
Trail Length
0.4 miles
Distance from Durango
2.5 miles
Directions
Gain
235 ft
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Twin Buttes East Trail

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

2.5 Miles

Gain

235 Feet

Condition

Good

Region

Trail Length

0.4 Miles

Part of the Twin Buttes trail system.

Twin Buttes East is a trail with a gentle climb starting at the CDOT parking area. The trail follows the old dirt road then connects to the Twin Buttes trail, avoiding the first steep climb from the main parking area.

Twin Buttes Trail System has moderate steady climbs, tight banked turns and classic single track. While a popular mountain bike location, it is also a multi-use trail. It is located off Hwy 160 in Durango. There is a dirt parking lot near a gas station on the North side of the road. The main (East) trailhead is here and the second access trail is on Lightner Creek Road (CR 207) which will lead you east towards the main entry.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.271816, -107.910483

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Trail Parking Lot (near Giant gas station)

From Durango, go west on Highway 160. At 0.4 miles past Wildcat Canyon Road, you’ll see a dirt parking lot near the Giant gas station on the North side of the road. Turn right into the trailhead parking lot. You can also continue on Hwy 160 to the second access trail which is on Lightner Creek Road (CR 207).

Trailwork

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*TENTATIVE* Trail Construction: June 6th

Due to the ongoing nature of COVID-19, our trailwork kickoff has currently been postponed. While we hope we will be able to meet for our First Saturdays Trailwork in June, we are closely monitoring developments, and dates and times may change as a result. Please continue to check in here and on our social media for updated trailwork days!

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