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The Lake Trails BikingHikingTrail Running

Difficulty
Condition
Poor
Trail Length
miles
Distance from Durango
29 miles
Directions
Gain
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The Lake Trails

Biking, Hiking, Trail Running
Durango to TH

29 Miles

Gain
Condition

Poor

Trail Length

Part of the Vallecito, Colorado area.

The Lake Trails: Easy. Most portions of this trail skirt the edge of Vallecito Lake. Look for Walk Path signs as you drive around the Lake to access. There are benches and picnic tables along the way and plenty of fine fishing spots. There is a “Flowers from the Lake trails” brochure available at many local businesses to help you identify the wildflowers. For more information see the Vallecito Lake Map.

Map & Directions

Map Coordinates: 37.419118, -107.553277

Where's the Trailhead?

dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Parking Near Jack Creek (County Road 501A)

From 9th Street & Main Avenue in Durango, head north on Main Avenue (Highway 550). Turn right on 32nd Street (CR 251) and continue. Take another right onto CR 250, and then a left at the light onto Florida Road (CR 240). Continue on CR 240 for 11.8 miles, then turn right to stay on CR 240 for 2.8 more miles. Turn left onto CR 501, and continue around Vallecito Reservoir until you see a desired starting point or sign for the Walk Path around the lake. From CR 501, you can take a right onto CR 501A to a small parking area at the nearest side of the lake, near Jack Creek which also provides access to other Vallecito area trails.

Trailwork

help build our trails!

*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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