Located just a little over 2 hours from Durango, Telluride’s trails offer a range of outdoor activities
Telluride’s Trout Lake offers great places to fish, kayak, canoe, and SUP in the summertime, and nordic skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.
The Telluride Valley Floor stretches for three miles along the CO-145 spur. This 570-acre forever-wild protected gateway to Telluride features meadows, the San Miguel River, and a year-round activity trail.
With hiking and lake access in the summer, and nordic skiing in the winter, Priest Lake offers a multitude of outdoor activities.
Take in views of the surrounding San Miguel Mountain Range, including Mount Wilson (14,245-ft.), Gladstone Mountain (13,913-ft.) and Wilson Peak (14,017-ft.).
Cliffrock Loop has moderate climbing through pinion and juniper with smooth flat sections in open meadows.
Drop Over Trail is a short trail segment which connects Cuchillo Trail to the Horse Gulch Road.
Rock Creek Trail is a difficult 3.9-mile trail, accessed from East Rock Creek Trail.
East Rock Creek is a popular, difficult loop in Sand Canyon and is west of the main Sand Canyon out-and-back trail.