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.
Blackhawk Pass is a highly rated 9 mile popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Rico Colorado. This multi-use trail can be used both directions.
Cutthroat is a 5.5 mile trail above the East Fork of Hermosa Creek beginning at the intersection of Relay Creek and Cascade Divide Road.
In 2022, Durango Trails, working with the City of Durango, created a one-mile contour trail to replace an old 30% slope fire access road. This new trail connects to the Progressive Ridge, an area with many trails including: Charmed, EZ, Flame Out, Extended Ridge, Half Ridge, Charmed, EZ, Kitty Charmer, Raider Ridge and Hyper Extended Ridge.
This scenic 9-mile network of trails sits between Elbert Creek and Highway 550, connecting Haviland Lake Park and Chris Park. This network is used year-round by equestrians, hikers, bikers, skiers and snowshoers.
Great hiking just north of Durango in between Hermosa and Purgatory.
The High Point on the Colorado Trail is 10 miles from the Colorado Trail trailhead, it doesn’t not have a sign but is a local’s favorite hang out.
San Juan National Forest Roads are closed seasonally to wheeled motorized vehicles to protect critical wildlife habitat and/or to prevent damage to road surfaces.
The Aspen Loop is a 39 mile double track loop. There are some steep climbs and some rocky areas, but in general a very rideable, hikeable trail.
This gently graded, primarily non-technical trail follows an old narrow-gauge rail line for roughly 19 miles from the 10,222-foot Lizard Head Pass back toward the town of Telluride.